In order to use RunSignup, your browser must accept cookies. Otherwise, you will not be able to register for races or use other functionality of the website. However, your browser doesn't appear to allow cookies by default.
If you still see this message after clicking the link, then your browser settings are likely set to not allow cookies. Please try enabling cookies. You can find instructions at https://www.whatismybrowser.com/guides/how-to-enable-cookies/auto.
Benefits: Kent Association of Riding Therapy, Inc. (KART)
Registration opens at 8 a.m. - Half Marathon Run & 5K Run/Walk start at 9 a.m.
Registration: Race day registration will be available! Packet pickup starts at 8 a.m. and races start at 9 a.m. at Wilmer Park, Chestertown, Maryland.
Silent Hero Donation: Can't make this event but would like to show your support? Register as a Silent Hero!
Benefactor: Kent Association of Riding Therapy (KART) was founded in 1984 to help children and adults with special needs enhance their social and developmental growth. KART uses a multi-faceted program involving therapeutic horseback riding, grooming and caring for the horse, and comprehensive classroom instruction.
Packet Pickup: All race packets can be picked up on Sunday morning starting at 8 a.m. Race day registration will also be accepted at this time.
Directions: Wilmer Park is located across the street from address 400 South Cross Street, Chestertown, MD. For directions, use your GPS or MapQuest.
Awards: Unique awards for overall male/female/master’s winners and top 3 in 5-year age groups in the Half Marathon and 5K Run. Awards to top 3 male and female finishers in the 5K walk. 5K awards will be presented after the last participant finishes. Half Marathon awards will be presented 3 hours after start.
Course: The event starts and finishes at Wilmer Park. The course has gentle rolling terrain and is run entirely on paved country roads.
Course Records: Half Marathon: Male - Hasan Butler - 1:21:27 - 2014, Female – Meredith Tulio - 1:28:29 - 2018. 5K Run: Male - Jesse Goodyear - 17:50 - 2015, Female – Lisa Victorius - 20:50 - 2017
Amenities: Quality “Chestertown Challenge Half Marathon & 5K Run/Walk” Tech Shirts guaranteed to all participants. Food and refreshments at the finish line! Police controlled roads, mile markers and directional arrows on road.
Water stops: Water stops will be located at approximately every two miles on the Half Marathon course, at the turnaround of the 5K, and at the start/finish.
Restrooms: Restrooms will be available at the start/finish and on the Half Marathon course.
Spectators: While you're waiting for your friends or family members to complete the race, enjoy the beautiful historic Chestertown sites on the Chester River. Visit www.kentcounty.com/tourism.
Hotels/Motels/Bed & Breakfast: Visit the following websites for a complete list of hotels/motels and bed & breakfast in the Chestertown and Rock Hall area.
If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.
Please complete the following survey to help us better understand your race experience.
Thank you! Your message was posted to Facebook.