Awards and Premiums

Roses & Certificates to all finishers — Awards to top three overall finishers, first master, first two in each age group (15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69 and 70-74; 75-80, 81-) and the first three mother-daughter teams. No duplicate individual awards. Random prizes and refreshments. Post-race massages available.


Wheaton Regional Park, starting in the parking lot near the train station. A short stretch on the roads, then a scenic loop course winding through the woods, along the lake and around beautiful Brookside Gardens (course map).


The costs are $15 through April 30; $20 from May 1 through May 26. $25 from May 27 through race day, June 16th. Race shirt will be available for purchase race-day. 2012 Roses tote bag for $5. Sign up online, or via regular mail with printable entry form and check payable to MCRRC.



The 2012 Run for Roses shirt will be available for sale at the race for $20. It is a New Balance tech shirt in women’s sizes (S, M, LG, and XL) with a V-neck collar, short sleeves, in Hi-Viz Pink.

Packet Pickup

Packet pickup and race day registration start at 7:00 am at the race site.

Young Run

7:45 am — Free ¼ and ½ mile runs for all kids 12 and under. Every kid receives a ribbon and a treat at the finish. Race-day registration only.


To get directions, click on the link for the race parking at Wheaton Regional Park, enter your starting point, and click the Get Directions button. Or take I-495 to Georgia Avenue, North. Go 2.7 miles north on Georgia Avenue and turn right onto Shorefield Road. At the T, bear right to enter the park. Registration will be in the children’s train station (the red-roofed building at the far end of the parking lot).


Lots of volunteers are needed! Sign up on the volunteer page at


Results will be posted at the MCRRC web site. Results from previous years are available in our archives.

For Additional Information

Call 301-236-4869 or 202-537-9784; e-mail or visit



If you like Run for Roses, consider joining the MCRRC. Club membership entitles you to free entry into all of our low-key races. With over 20 races each year free to members as well as a lot of other activities, MCRRC membership is an incredible bargain.


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