6:00 p.m. - Registration begins (until 7:00 p.m.)
6:45 p.m. - Non-competitive 1/4 mile Kid's Fun Run Start (YS)
7:00 p.m. - Mile Heats Begin (YS)
There will be approximately 8 heats, starting with the slowest runners and progressing to the fastest runners. Runners of all ages and paces are welcome to participate!
Heat 1 will start promptly at 7:00 PM followed by the other heats in sequential order. Lights will be turned on for the later heats. The heats tentatively will consist of the following runners:
|Heat 1 - Expected finish times greater than 10:00||2:30 per quarter and slower|
|Heat 2 - Expected finish times greater than 9:00 up to 10:00||2:15 to 2:30 per quarter|
|Heat 3 - Expected finish times greater than 8:00 up to 9:00||2:00 to 2:15 per quarter|
|Heat 4 - Expected finish times greater than 7:00 up to 8:00||1:45 to 2:00 per quarter|
|Heat 5 - Expected finish times greater than 6:00 up to 7:00||1:30 to 1:45 per quarter|
|Heat 6 - Expected finish times greater than 5:30 up to 6:00|
* Females competing for Overall Female Award must compete in this heat.
|1:22 to 1:30 per quarter|
|Heat 7 - Expected finish times greater than 5:00 up to 5:30||1:15 to 1:22 per quarter|
|Heat 8 - Expected finish times of 5:00 or less|
* Males competing for Overall Male Award must compete in this heat.
|1:15 per quarter and faster|
Marty Horan (301-240-2623, email: Firebirds_Mile@mcrrc.org;
Corliss Clark (301-346-1302, email: cclark_06 "at" verizon "dot" net)
Watkins Mill High School
Co-sponsored with the Gaithersburg Firebirds, this one-mile race is for adult and youth runners.
It's not what you could do last year
or twenty years ago that counts -
it's what you can do today!
Come fly with us at the...
12th annual MCRRC Firebirds Mile
Thursday, May 1, 2014 at Watkins Mill High School
Comparison of 2003 - 2011 Results
Joe Wiegner 4:23 (2010)
Gloria Roberts 5:20 (2009)
Danielle Siebert 5:20 (2008)
2008 Photos - More 2008 Photos
Random prizes generously donated by Fleet Feet Gaithersburg will be raffled off between heats.
Overall Male and Female winners will receive gift certificates to:
Finisher medals to ALL youth athletes (age 18 & under).
Free fruit and water available to all runners.
Publicity From Past Years
Running Down A Dream
Olympian Meredith Rainey Valmon To Be Honorary Starter For Firebirds Mile
Kenah Starts, Runners of All Ages Star
Rich Kenah, Former Olympic Runner, To Be Honorary Starter at MCRRC Firebirds Mile
From Route 270 - Exit 11 at Montgomery Village Ave East; Turn Left onto Stedwick Rd; Take first Right onto Watkins Mill Rd; Turn Left onto Apple Ridge Rd; Watkins Mill High School is on the right at 10301 Apple Ridge Rd, Gaithersburg.
If it's raining, prepare to get wet. Events will only be canceled in the event of...› more
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