FAQ

What do I Get?

  • Free entry and parking at Patapsco State Park
  • Patapsco Valley 50k logo tech shirt for registering
  • Goodie bag with running gear
  • A beautiful, hand-crafted, one-of-a-kind finishers award
  • A well marked course with fully stocked aid stations
  • Post run meal with craft beer
  • A beautiful day in the woods running along the Patapsco River!

Packet Pick-Up

Runners have two options for picking up their bib and race packet. On Friday, October 21, pickup will take place from 4-6pm near the Start/Finish area (see directions below). Runners may also pick up their bib/packet on race morning beginning at 5am. ALL runners must check in on Saturday morning even if they picked up on Friday.

Directions to Start/Finish

THERE ARE MULTIPLE AREAS TO PATAPSCO VALLEY STATE PARK! THIS RACE IS IN THE AVALON/ORANGE GROVE/GLEN ARTNEY AREA NEAR ARBUTUS/ELKRIDGE, MD! PLEASE USE THIS ADDRESS TO GET TO THE CORRECT PARK ENTRANCE:

5120 South Street

Arbutus, MD 21227

GPS Coordinate: 39.227716246546784, -76.72708101439218

Avalon/Glen Artney/Orange Grove/Lost Lake Areas – From the Beltway (I-695) take Rt. 1 ( Exit 12-A) toward Elkridge. Follow Rt. 1 South about 3 miles to South St. Turn right. Park entrance is on the left.

From I-95, take I-195 to Rt. 1 (Exit 3) toward Elkridge to South St. Turn right. Park entrance is on the left.

From Howard County, follow Rt. 1 through Elkridge and into Baltimore County. Turn left on South St. Park entrance is on the left.

Refunds & Exchanges

Bib exchanges and deferals will not be allowed. If you must withdraw from the race, you will receive a refund of your registration fee minus $20 as long as you notify the race directors of your withdrawal on or before September 22nd, 2016. Any request for a refund after this date, will not be granted. Please send an email to patapsco50k@gmail.com to withdraw.