2nd Annual Backyard Bash

6520 Martin Rd
Columbia, MD 21044

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Event Description

Sunday, September 15, 2019

Atholton SDA Church

6520 Martin Rd

Columbia, MD 21044


Join us for Columbia’s 2nd Annual Backyard Bash. The 5k is kicks off this all day community event featuring Touch-a-Truck, games, bounce houses, and food trucks.

All 5K participants will receive a high-quality technical T-shirt, Finisher’s Medal, and FREE Breakfast.  

Professional chip timing is provided by Bluepoint Race Management (http://www.bluepointtiming.com/).


Entry Fees:


All runners will receive a high-quality technical T-shirt, Finisher’s Medal, and FREE Breakfast (Runners only).

$30 by September 2

$40 after September 2


Fun Run


All participants will receive Finisher’s medal and Free Breakfast.




Event details and schedule

Event Day Schedule


Sunday, September 15

6:30 am Late Registration/Packet Pickup

7:45 am Warm-up

8:00 am 5K Run

8:45 am Fun Run

9:00 am Breakfast (additional breakfasts may be purchased $10)

10 am-2 pm    Community Festivities  (Touch-a-Truck, Games, Moonbounce,                                  Food Trucks)

Packet Pick-up/Late Registration

Friday, September 13, 1-4 pm

Race Day: 6:30 am-7:30 am


Atholton SDA Church

6520 Martin Rd

Columbia, MD 21044


Course: Winding through the scenic neighborhoods of Columbia, the 5k starts and finishes at the Atholton SDA church, 6520 Martin Rd, Columbia, MD 21044. The course takes runners up Martin Rd, and then turning left onto Owen Brown for about a ½ mile. Turning left onto Cardinal Ln, the course proceeds downhill followed by a quick uphill. Turning right and then left onto Freetown Rd, runners will pass Atholton High and then descend on Fair Oaks to Quarterstaff which will lead to the finish line back at the church.

Awards: Top three overall awards to top men and women. Everyone will receive a finisher’s medal.

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