Companion Race!

Registration Fees & Information:

Great SWAG!

2022 merchandise details coming this fall, the elves are already hard a work to bring you a classic t-shirt and medal design!​​


​Baker Park Bandshell Area

Adjacent to the Talley Rec Center


121 N. Bentz St., Frederick, MD​​

​​Parking Information will be available closer to the event date.

​​​Tentative Race-Day Timeline:

0700- Packet Pickup Opens

0845- Packet Pickup Closes

0850- ASA Athlete Wheelchair Start

0900- 5K Run Starts​​

*​Be advised that the Candy Cane Dash has a No Refund/No Transfer policy.*

Pre-race, off-site packet pickup details will be posted when known.

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Family of 4 or more? Email for a discount code (limited time only). ​​

CNB Bank

Running Buddy (16+ yrs) - $28

Community Runner - $28

Virtual Participant - $30 (includes shipping)​​


​​Course Marshalls

Water Stop

Finish Line Snacks

Finish Line Medals

Registration/Packet Pick Up

Additional Race Information

​Special thanks to our 'run'derful 2021 sponsors!
Interested in sponsoring? Contact Leah Perry at

Frederick County Bank

How do we get our race packet?

Candy Cane Dash 5K

Early Bird Specials! Now through August 31, 2022​​

Join our Elf Corps ​& volunteer!

click here to Register  Today!

Race Day Fees:

Running Buddy (16+ yrs) - $35

Community Runner - $35

Virtual Participant - $37 (includes shipping)

1K Fun Run - $15

​​Benefitting Girls on the Run of Mid and Western Maryland

Frederick's favorite holiday running tradition for the entire family!​

Tag pictures showing you rocking your GOTR Spirit with



...and you just might win an extra present!

​​​Join GOTR Mid MD at the Candy Cane Dash's new companion event, the Gingerbread Dash 5K in

Downtown Hagerstown! Linking medals!

Visit for details

What's included:

Timed Bib

Medal (run our Gingerbread Dash and receive a linking medal!)

Shirt (while supplies last)

Candy Cane