July 4, 2022 Columbia, MD 21044 US
Merriweather Post Pavilion
10475 Little Patuxent Pkwy
Columbia, MD US 21044

In-Person 5K

Join us as we Race4TheWorld at Merriweather Post Pavilion on July 4th at 8am to honor the journey of immigrants from around the world and celebrate the cultural diversity behind what it means to be an American. Don't miss out, sign up TODAY!


Race4TheWorld 5k Includes:

  • Registration for In-Person 5k on July 4, 2022 
  • Registration for 2 month virtual challenge 5/6/2022 - 7/4/2022
  • T-shirt (sign up before June 20th)
  • Finisher Medal


Virtual Challenge

In this 2-month, virtual challenge, participants from around the world will come together to collectively run, walk, or bike 24,901 miles - the circumference of the globe. This challenge will take place between May 6th - July 4th, 2022.


Registration for the Race4TheWorld Virtual Challenge DOES NOT include registration for the In-Person 5k or a T-shirt



In-Person 5K

June 1-June 30: $40.00

July 1-July 3: $50.00

Race day: $55.00

Students receive $5.00 off

All In-Person 5k participants receive a race t-shirt if they register by June 20th. All participants receive a finishers medal.


Virtual Challenge

May 1-July 4: $35.00


Race Day Schedule:  Details coming soon!



Awards will go to the top finisher in each of the following categories.  As this race grows, we will offer awards deeper into each category.

Overall Male and Female
Age Groups Male and Female:  12 and under, 13-15, 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+

Awards will be handed out at the awards ceremony following the race. 



Race Course

Click HERE for course map.


Start: We will use a narrow mass start to spread the field out over ten minutes.


Timing: This event will be professionally chip timed by Racine Timing! We will be providing race day results immediately after you finish your race. We will provide a web link to results that you can share with your family and friends so they can follow your race on their web devices.


Course Support: We will have water at the water station as well as at the finish line. We will also have food items and beverages at the finish line area for volunteers and participants only.

RaceJoy GPS Tracking

We are excited to offer FREE gps tracking for this event! Through the Race Joy app, you will be able to have a fun experience while racing in our “Live” 5K event. This tracking will show a participant’s exact location “live” while on the course (provided there is cell service). Participants download the app and carry their phone during the race. Family and friends can then use the app on their phone to track a participant “live.” This is a free service and not required. Everyone will still have a timing chip attached to their bib for the official timing/results. For more info on Race Joy  CLICK HERE

Team Competition

Spice up your individual 5K experience, at no extra cost, by also being a part of a team of 5K runners! In addition to your individual entry into the 5K, you can also create or join a team at no additional charge. Teams will consist of 3 or more individual runners in the 5K and can be any combination of genders. Each runner on the team will race as an individual and be eligible for individual awards. The top 3 finishers on a team will have their individual times added together and scored for the team competition. 

Click HERE for instructions

Virtual Challenge

Participate in a 2-month challenge with racers from around the world, as we collectively run 24,901 miles - the circumference of the globe. This challenge will culminate with an In-Person 5k Race and OneWorldFest on July 4th, to celebrate the immigrant journey and the cultural diversity behind what it means to be American.

You will submit your results daily beginning May 6th. Results Leaderboard will update daily automatically. Ranking will be based on total miles run or walked.

We have created a virtual team contest for added FUN! Invite friends and family members to join you on this challenge by creating a team to support each other! Come up with a team name and be sure that everyone enters it during registration. Try to get the team with the most members or complete the most miles! Click HERE for instructions.


Logging Results Instructions

1. Click on the Results Leaderboard

2. Click the “Submit Virtual Results” button (this button will be available starting May 6th)

3. Enter your First and Last name and then click "Lookup Registration".

4. Click on "Log Activities".

5. You will then come to the screen where you can enter your daily workouts. Click Submit Activity to save results. 

If you have any questions, please contact Shannon at Shannon@RacineMultiSports.com 


Photos captured of you (by bib recognition) will be viewable on your individual results page here
You can also view all photos in the photo gallery here.

Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.


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