* 8/3/2020 - When you register, you will be asked your choice for shirt size. As of today we can't guarantee that you will receive your size of choice but will do our best to get it to you. Thanks for understanding!
* 7/29/2020 We have received permission to move ahead with this race as a live event! In a few days, everyone who is registered will receive some information regarding packet pickup, race procedures and health and safety protocols. Anyone wishing to transfer to the virtual event can do so at any time, just let us know. We thank you for your patience as we navigate our way through the changing times.
Register by Sunday August 2 to guarantee your choice of shirt size. We will do our best to have shirts available to those registering after August 2 but we cannot guarantee size or availability.
The inaugural MERMAID RUN 5K and MERMAID MILE FUN RUN will take place on Saturday, August 22, 2020 at Festival Park in Aberdeen, MD (Reschedued from May 2, due to Covid-19 restrticitons
5K Race start is 8:00 am and the MERMAID MILE will begin at 8:05.
The 5K Race will be professionally chip-timed by Blue Cheetah Sports Timing and offers a marathon-quality 5k finisher's medal and event shirt for all participants.
The course is USATF Certified - Fast and FLAT! Costumes are encouraged, and we will have music and prizes!
Proceeds will benefit the Maryland TEARS Foundation, a non-profit offering financial assistance to help with the cost of infant burial or cremation expenses as well as emotional support including online support groups and remembrance gatherings. www.thetearsfoundation.org
This event is rain or shine; no refunds will be offered due to inclement weather or other reasons.