Columbia, Md. - Rip It Events, LLC, announces the launch of the St. Mary's Historic Half Marathon & 5K. This race will start and finish at St. Mary's College of Maryland in St. Mary's City, Md. A portion of the event profits will be donated to the St. Mary's College men's and women's cross country teams.
The inaugural St. Mary's Historic Half Marathon will be on Sunday, May 1, 2016. Runners will complete a 13.1-mile course running through St. Mary's College, Historic St. Mary's City, and surrounding areas. A 5K race will follow after the start of the half marathon.
Online registration for this race is NOW open. A discounted registration fee will be available UNTIL Sunday, January 10th. Additionally, runners will be able to register for the City Challenge; a test of stamina and endurance. City Challenge participants will complete both the Columbia Half Marathon on April 24 and the St. Mary's Historic Half Marathon on May 1. City Challenge finishers will receive a third finisher medal and bragging rights!
"We are excited to partner with St. Mary's College of Maryland. We hope runners will enjoy visiting and running through Historic St. Mary's City," stated Danny Serpico, Rip It Events.
About Rip It Events, LLC: Rip It Events, LLC, was founded in 2010 and has successful event planning experience in the entertainment, athletic, and non-profit sectors. Owned and operated by Danny & Suzy Serpico, Rip It Events produces the Columbia Half Marathon, Maryland Duathlon, Ellicott City 5K/10K, and the Columbia Turkey Chase 10K as well as manages other large-scale race events including the Howard County Public School System 5K. Rip It Events offers multi-sport camps and individual multi-sport athlete coaching.
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