The Cade Foundation's Maryland Race for the Family, hosted by Shady Grove Fertility, is our 5k run/walk that celebrates the strength and courage it takes to OVERCOME infertility. All proceeds from the event fund Family Building Grants that help others afford the costs associated with fertility treatment or adoption.
participants will receive complimentary access to the zoo following the race
Run with the animals (or walk... no judgement ;-) )along a beautiful 5k course that will take you throughout the Baltimore Zoo and around the scenic lake at Druid Hill Park. This year’s race will feature a 5k run, 5k walk, 1.5 mile Family Fun Walk, and Savannah’s Playground. Each adult race registration will receive complimentary access to the zoo, an official 2019 MD Race for the Family tech t-shirt, a virtual race "swag bag", and 1 entry into the free IVF cycle drawing provided by Shady Grove Fertility. Additional zoo passes can be purchased by anyone who registers for the 5k or 1.5-mile event and wants to bring family, friends, or supporters. Join us as we celebrate and spread the message that infertility can be OVERCOME!
Fundraise for even more chances to win this year's free cycle drawing (up to a $10,000 value.) For ever $45 raised through our 2019 Maryland Race for the Family Razoo Team Page you will receive 1 additional raffle entry. This is a great way to get your family and friends involved. Vist https://www.mightycause.com/team/2019raceforthefamily
for more information.
Race swag.... For all registered attendees (except kids 2 and under- race swag bag and shirts and bibs are free. For the kiddos aged 2 and younger- registration is free but the onesie must be purchased separately)
For more information visit www.raceforthefamily.com or email us at ZnVuZHJhaXNpbmcgfCBjYWRlZm91bmRhdGlvbiAhIG9yZw==
Packet pickup -
Packet Pickup: All paket pickup events are scheduled for the Cade Foundation office ( (10211 S Dolfield Rd, Owings Mills, MD 21117) prior to event day. On event day- packet pickup will be at the MD Zoo from 6:45am-7:30am.
Friday May 31, 2019- 2pm-6pm
Saturday June 1 2019- 11am-3pm
Monday June 3, 2019 11am-6pm
Tuesday June 4, 2019 11am-2pm
Wednesday June 5, 2019 - 11am-2pm
Thursday June 6th 2pm-6pm
RACE DAY Saturday June 8, 2019 at the Maryland Zoo Main Gate from 6:30AM-7:30 AM
Discounted Zoo Tickets- Discounted zoo admission tickets for friends, family, and spectators that are not participating in the race are available for purchase as an add-on option after the purchase of one regular race admission. A wristband will be required to enter the zoo for the race and also to re-enter post-race. Wristbands will be distributed at packet pickup or on race day at the registration tent.
Race Shirts- Participants who register after May 15, 2019 are not guaranteed to receive a t-shirt. Also whatever shirt size is selected at checkout is the size you must take. At the end of the race you are welcome to swap out sizes based on availability.
Member of the zoo? Let us know after you've purchased your tickets.
Cancellation Policy: This event will take place rain or shine. The Tinina Q Cade Foundation, Inc. does not offer refunds, rollovers, credits or transfers at anytime. All registrations are final.
6:30am-7:30am Packet Pickup and Same Day Registration
7:30am Warm up for 5k runners
7:45am Race begins for 5k runners. Please note- to be chip timed runnes MUST start the race at 7:45am. Anyone who starts after 7:45am WILL NOT receive chip time results.
8am 5k walk begins
8:10am 1.5 mile Family Fun Walk begins
8:15am Savannah's Playground Begins (moon bounce, Toddler trot for kiddos 2-8, face painting, arts/crafts/music)
We CELEBRATE and THANK our 2018 Sponsors:
Platinum NATIONAL Sponsor and Race PRESENTING Sponsor:
Gold Race Sponsor:
Drs Ronald and Tinina Cade Drs Jason and Camille Hammond
In kind donations also provided by: