2021 RTC Running Festival

Despite our best efforts, we will not be able to hold the 2021 Rock The Creek Running Festival on Saturday, September 25, 2021. COVID-19 and rising Delta variant numbers have significantly impacted our ability to hold a safe race. We are disappointed and apologize for any inconvenience this causes to our valued runners. If you are looking for a fun …

Race & Relay Details

Relay Information: What are you committing to?  Running a six leg relay, of almost 30 miles – or a 60 miles if you are up for a bigger challenge! Legs range from 4.3-5.5 miles each and depending upon your pace, the relay will take approximately 4-5 hours. We’ll have some really good food and really good music at the start …

Pricing & Registration

2021 Registration fees: Rock The Creek Half Marathon, Marathon and Ultra Marathon $75 – Register by August 31, 2021 $95 – Register between September 1 and September 23, 2021   Rock The Creek Relay 30 mile – Teams of six: $360 – Register by August 31, 2021 $420 – Register between Sept. 1 and Sept. 23, 2021 Rock The Creek Relay …

Course & Leg Maps

The Course The Rock the Creek Running Festival starts in Lake Needwood, 15800 Needwood Lake Circle, Derwood, MD. That’s the northern most spot in Rock Creek Park (RCP). We will start (and finish) in Picnic Area Two, a bucolic, tree-covered area. Half, Full and Ultra Marathon More details will follow but these race courses will follow the relay course. Relay …