Did you know that Howard County has a number of jogging trails and marathons? If you're looking for new ways to stay healthy, check out what we have to offer right here!

Maryland Half Marathon & 5K

The Maryland Half Marathon & 5K returns to Maple Lawn this year with 100 percent of the net proceeds benefiting the University of Maryland Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center. This race, which will be held for the tenth year in a row, has raised more than $3 million for cancer research. Ten years and 130,000 miles have helped to make significant strides in the fight against cancer by supporting research that has benefited countless patients and their families.

Strides Against Skin Cancer

Anne Arundel Dermatology is sponsoring its third annual Strides Against Skin Cancer 5K/10K Walk/ Run on Sunday, May 20, 2018. The race will take place at Kent Island High School in Stevensville, Maryland. All proceeds go toward skin cancer education, prevention, and treatment. 

9th Ellicott City 5K/10K

Presented by Rip It Events, the 8th Annual Ellicott City 5K/10K is a single competitor event located in Ellicott City, Maryland. The course is appropriate for all levels of experience including first-timers. This race includes a relay and kids fun run option.

Howard County also has a number of amazing parks where you can jog as well. Some of our parks include:

Centennial Park

Patapsco Valley State Park

North Laurel Park

Rockburn Branch Park

Savage Park

Schooley Mill Park

Troy Park at Elkridge

Western Regional Park

And many more! Check out our website to see all the great things we have to offer!