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7th Annual Roland Park Country School Red Hot Run 5K and Family Fun Walk

  • Roland Park Country School 5204 Roland Avenue Baltimore, MD, 21210 United States (map)


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Join us for the 7th Annual Roland Park Country School Red Hot Run 5K and Family Fun Walk. Grab your family, co-workers, neighbors and friends for this exciting community event. Don’t miss out! Be sure to stay for the post-race celebration with music, refreshments, awards, raffles, food, a photo booth and face painting, most free of charge! Join us for…….charge! The Kona Ice Truck will be on campus selling tasty treats, and free seated massages will be available for those 12 and over who complete the 5K



$10 for children 12 and under

All runners registered by April 5 will receive a technical race shirt. Shirts not guaranteed after this date.

Not an early bird? You can still support the event. Sleep in and stay at home!
Register as a SLEEPY PEPPER by April 5, pay the above fees and get a shirt (upon request).

Please click here for a printable mail-in registration form.

There are no refunds of entry given or transfers of entry permitted for this event.


Schedule of the Day

Sunday, April 23, 2017

Race day registration at RPCS starting at 7:30
Team Pictures 8:00 am
Warm-up 8:15 am
5K Run/Walk 8:30 am
Family Fun Walk 8:35 am
Post-Race Celebration/Awards

Packet Pick-Up Locations

*packets can also be picked up on race morning beginning at 7:30AM


Post-run celebration with awards, refreshments, food, face-painting and a photo booth so you can walk away with a special memento from the event! All runners registered by April 5 will receive a tech race shirt. Shirts not guaranteed after this date. Water stop and mile markers along the course. 

Race goody bags will be distributed to the first 200 adult participants at packet pick-up sessions and on race day while supplies last.


How can you get involved? We are looking for help with registration, course marshals, split timers, and at the finish line and post-race party. Please consider serving as a volunteer and sign-up by clicking here:


Please click here for a turn-by-turn description of the course.


5K Run Only (Family Fun Walk is untimed)

Awards will be given to the top three male/female overall finishers and the top male/female finishers in each of the following age groups: 10 and under, 11-15, 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60 and over. Awards will also be given to the top male/female employee, top male/female RPCS parent, top alumna and top RPCS student. PLEASE NOTE THAT IF YOU QUALIFY FOR MULTIPLE CATEGORIES, YOU MUST CHOOSE ONE FOR AWARD PURPOSES. ONLY THOSE WHO MAKE A SELECTION AT THE TIME OF REGISTRATION WILL BE CONSIDERED. 

There will be a special memento for all children ages 12 and under who are registered by April 5 regardless of whether they are registered for the 5K or the Family Fun Walk.

Create a Team: (min of five - teams must consist of five or more people to be recognized on race day)

Gather family, neighbors, friends and co-workers to create a team! Choose a team name – be creative! Teams with 20 or more participants will have the team name included on the back of the run shirts. Please note there will NOT be separate team shirts. The largest overall team will be recognized at the post-race party and the team name will be engraved on the Red Hot Run trophy permanently on display at RPCS. The largest RPCS team will have a team picture featured in the spring Laurel Leaf. Team members must be registered by April 5th. Please note that while you can still register to be part of a team, the April 5th deadline has passed. The largest team and race day recognition will be based on the April 5th stats.

Please note that team pictures will be taken prior to the race at 8:00 am

Team Progress Report

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Catch the Spirit

Get out your festive RPCS red. Be creative! The participant showcasing the most SPIRITED outfit will be recognized at the post-race celebration and a picture of the winner will be included on the 2018 Red Hot Run poster!


Roland Park Country School, a college preparatory school for girls in Grades K through 12 with Preschool for girls and boys, seeks to prepare its students for life. Proceeds from the race will benefit the Endowment for Faculty Compensation, to ensure that we are able to attract and retain exceptional teachers, and the Endowment for Student Financial Assistance, to provide tuition assistance for our talented and diverse student community. Visit us on the web at to learn more. 


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Thank you to our 2017 Red Hot Run Contributors!

For more information about the event, please contact Katy Spencer, 1993 at 410.323.5500 x3122