Carderock Running Festival
Sunday, May 17th, 2020
Carderock, MD
Half Marathon & 5K
REGISTER - Carderock Running Festival    
REGISTER - Maryland Double
Run both the Carderock Running Festival Half Marathon (May 17th)
Revenge of the Penguins (Sep 13th) for
ONE LOW Price! 

Start Times

  • 7:30 AM   - Half Marathon
  • 8:00 AM   - 5K


  • Colorful, technical shirt
  • Medals to all half marathon finishers

Packet Pickup

  • Saturday, May 16th - 10:00AM to 2:00PM at Pacers Store
    • 3100 Clarendon Blvd, Arlington, VA 22201
  • Sunday, May 17th, 6:00 AM -7:45 AM, on site at C&O Canal Towpath
    • Carderock Recreation Area, Clara Barton Parkway, Carderock, MD

Directions to Start/Finish

  • C&O Canal Towpath, Carderock Recreation Area, Carderock, MD, see Google Maps.


  • Parking is available in the parking area near the start/finish line.
Aid Stations
  • Three aid stations along the course
  • 5K runners pass an aid station twice
  • Half-marathoners pass aid stations six times (approximately every 2 miles)
  • Each aid station has water and Gatorade
  • First aid, course marshals, and bike support on the course as well.


  • Contact Us to discover sponsorship opportunities.