This event is an in-person race and all waves will be under a 50-person limit. We will send more wave info out the day before the race, as needed. Limited t-shirts will be available for those who register within 12 days of the race. We encourage participants to bring their own water. Masks are expected during check-in, but are not expected during the actual race. We do recommend keeping them on you and make sure to maintain 6ft of social distancing whenever possible.
Points count towards 5k, 10k, Endurance & Back of the Pack Series. Points will also count towards the Fall Series. Find more info about the series here.
Finisher’s Medal, Technical (Drifit) Event Shirt, & A Chip Timed Event
In partnership with the Organization for Autism Research
Start off running before Thanksgiving with a fast, flat 5k, 10k & 10-miler in the heart of Georgetown near the Nation’s Capital. Both events run on the Chesapeake & Ohio Canal path.
Walkers and strollers are welcome to attend this event.
Now offering a virtual run option for those who cannot make it on race day. You will receive a medal.
Want to upgrade your technical short sleeve shirt to a long sleeve tech shirt or hooded sweatshirt? Just add the option to your cart during checkout. This option closes on our guaranteed t-shirt cutoff date 12 days before the event.
Race Start Times
10-Miler – 8am
10k – 8:15am
5k – 8:30am
5k – $25, until October 31 ($30)
10k – $40, until October 31 ($45)
10-Miler – $50, until October 31 ($55)
T-shirts guaranteed to runners registered before November 4. We will order extra t-shirts for those who register after that date, but it is on a first-come first-served basis.
Course Maps can be found at:
At the event (one hour before the race starts)
Race Day Registration
There will NOT be race day registration. The park service does not allow it.
Directions to Parking
There is parking along Water Street and several parking garages on Water Street.
Weather Forecast (Updated on Tuesday before the race)
Starting with our races for the last weekend of August, the meteorologist/weather prognosticator for the Hagerstown Town and Country Almanack will be providing weather forecasts for our races! You check them out here. The most recent video will include the latest weather forecasts for Bishop’s Events