Matthew Henson Trail 5K (CS)

Event Date: 
Saturday, October 10, 2015
Event Time: 

9:00 AM

Race Director Name: 

13421 Georgia Avenue

By Car:
From I-495, take exit 31, follow signs on MD-97N/Georgia Avenue for 5.1 miles to Hewitt Avenue.  Turn right onto Hewitt Avenue for 360 feet, turn right, and go straight back behind the church for the trail head parking.

By Public Transits:
Take Redline to Glenmont Station, catch Y7 or Y8 toward Montgomery Hospital at bus bay H, get off at Hewitt Avenue stop, follow the signs to trail head for registration and starting line.

Course Description: 

The race start begins at the medal fence by Georgia Avenue, head southeast on Matthew Henson Trail, loop around the parking area, and back on the trail. Head north on Matthew Henson Trail, turn right onto Rippling Brook Drive, and turn right into Bel Pre Elementary School, and loop around the bus bay, turn left back on Rippling Brook Drive, turn right, and head north on Matthew Henson Trail.  The race finishes at the same location as the start.


The race is part of our low-key club race series and is free for MCRRC members, $10 for non-members 18 and over, and $5 for non-members under 18. Registration is race-day only starting an hour before the race. Low Key Club Race Entry Form