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The Race

Date: Sunday, November 2, 2014
Start Time: 9:00 AM
Start and Finish Location: Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium, 550 Taylor Avenue, Annapolis, MD
Distance: 5 kilometers, with a 1 mile Fun Run for kids


City View

The Ripley Race features one of the best 5K routes in the Mid-Atlantic region. The route offers the best sights that Annapolis has to offer, including the governor's mansion, historic Main Street, Gate One of the Naval Academy, as well as views of the City Dock, Navy Academy Chapel and Maryland State House.


The start and finish line take place at one of our nation's most historic landmarks, the Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium -- the ideal setting for honoring the sacrifices of our nation's heroes.

Registration Details

Race registration is available online.

FUNDRAISE FOR THE RIPLEY RACE - Win a 10'x10' QuickTop Shelter tent!

During your Active.com registration every participant will automatically receive a personal fundraising page that you can email and share to friends and family. Go to: http://www.active.com/donate/RR2014, search your name, and you should find it. Send this to your friends and family, share it through social media, fundraise $5,000 and you'll receive a 10'x10' QuickTop Shelter tent! The limit is one per person and one per fundraising page.

6-Week Youth Running Clinic

Sign the kids up for our 6-week youth running clinic leading up to the race and inspire them to "Learn to Run, Learn to Support, Learn to Honor". The clinic is about a whole lot more than getting ready for the race. Find out more at www.ripleyraceclinic.com

Win $1,000 – Ripley Race Team Competition

Pick a team leader, set up a “Team” during the online registration process and organize your team. The team with the lowest average run time wins $1,000. Teams must have at least 20 entrants include 3 female participants.

Important Reminders

  • Packet pick up is at Charm City Run shoe store at Annapolis Towne Center, 10:00am - 4:00pm on Saturday November 1st (packet pick up is available the morning of the race as a back-up and for Midshipmen).
  • Use parking Gate 5 off of Taylor Ave. the morning of the event and please plan ahead and come early. Parking fee is included in your race registration.
  • The event Start/Finish will be in the South End Zone "NavyFest" area just like last year.
  • Beer and Live Music on us! We're having another post party this year... on the day of the race wear your race premium shirt to Fado Irish Pub just blocks from the stadium finish line at Park Place and enjoy your first beer on us! The festivities start after the race ends and includes live music. We'll see you at the Fado Post Party.
  • The Race Directors reserve the right to cancel or modify the run in consideration of adverse weather conditions or other health or safety factors. There are NO REFUNDS.
  • Spread the word to your friends and tell them to come out and support a great cause!
  • Online Registration will close 9pm on October 19th
  • In-person registration available at Packet Pick Up and Race morning starting at 8:00am

To Become a Sponsor or Make a Contribution to the RIPLEY RACE 2014 Click Here.

$40 - 5K Adults
$30 - 5K Military / MIDN / Youth
$15 - 1 mile Fun Run (all ages). Use parent DOB for waiver.

Online Donations

Click here to donate to Ripley Race 2014

past winners

  • 2013: Kevin Danahy, Rehoboth, DE, 38
  • 2011: Brant Alexander, Chicago, IL, 31
  • 2009: Chris Sams, Baltimore, MD, 25
  • 2010: MIDN Matt McIntyre, 28th Company, 19
  • 2012: Nicholai Sarpy
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  • Charm City Run
  • Rexel
  • borcz
  • Via Global
  • program
  • nei
  • BGI
  • White Canvas Group
  • sidus
  • semper fi
  • merrill lynch
  • bluepoint
  • usni
  • havtech
  • Fado
  • Formula Strategy Group
  • havtech
  • ice.events
  • WRNR
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