Note: GOTR Fall 2020 Frederick County 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.

Thanks to our wonderful 2019 sponsors!

Date: Saturday, December 5, 2020

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

0850-Wheelchair Athletes Start 5K.

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

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


The 9th Annual 

GOTR Candy Cane Dash

1K & 5K  12/5/2020

Registration Fees: 1K- $TBD

5K- Through 8/15 - $TBD

8/16 - 10/31 - $TBD

​11/1 - Race Day - $TBD

Email about family pricing (4-6 in same household, immediate family) prior to 12/1.

Fun for

the whole


Finisher's Medals that double as Christmas ornaments!

 1K Finisher's Medals too!

Gender-Specific Shirts

(register before 11/1/20 to be assured of getting your choice of shirts)

5K: Top 3 Overall M&F, age group & spirit awards.

Candy Canes (naturally!)

for all 5K finishers!

Stroller friendly course!

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Proceeds benefit Girls on the Run of Mid and Western Maryland

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

Capital Women's Care, OB & GYN Center Division

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PAcket Pickup

Email the race director:

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

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

Early race packet pickups events: 

1) Wednesday, December 2, LOCATION TBD, 3 to 7 pm. 

2)Thursday, December 3, LOCATION TBD, 3 to 7 pm.

3)Friday, December 4, LOCATION TBD, 3 to 7 pm. 

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. 

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

click here to Register  Today!