Santa can't do it alone.  He needs his elves just like we need ours.  Lets hope Santa's elves are as good as our volunteers!

PAcket Pickup

Lets Give a huge round of applause to all of our Volunteers!

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Note: GOTR Fall 2019 program participants WILL NOT need to register for the Candy Cane Dash-we are expecting you! In keeping with the GOTR non-competitive ethos, GOTR Girls will NOT be timed, and as such they are ineligible for any performance-based awards.

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

Proceeds benefit Girls on the Run of Mid and Western Maryland

Thanks to our wonderful 2018 sponsors!

Registration Fees: 1K- $15

5K- Through 8/15 - $28

8/16 - 10/31 - $32

​11/1 - Race Day - $35

Online registration will close on 12/4/2019.

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Fun for

the whole


Finisher's Medals to the first 1200 5K finishers!

 1K Finisher's Medals too!

Snazzy Shirts!-2019 in design

5K: Overall and 5-year age group awards (for 10 & older)!

​Costume and Spirit awards!

Candy Canes (naturally)

for all finishers!

Date: Saturday, December 7, 2019

Place: ​Baker Park, Frederick.
Time: 1K starts at 8:30 A.M.

0855-Wheelchair Athlete Start

5K run starts at 9:00 A.M. sharp.

On-site registration, packet pickup and activities will begin at 7:00 A.M.


The 8th Annual 

GOTR Candy Cane Dash

1K & 5K  12/7/2019

click here to Register  Today!

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

Capital Women's Care, OB & GYN Center Division

Early race packet pickup: 1)Wednesday, December 4th TBD

2)Thursday, December 5th TBD

3)Friday, December 6th TBD 

​5K/1K Packet pickup/race day registration will also be held on race day outside the Talley Rec Center, Baker Park, Frederick, from 7:00-8:20 A.M.