Recreation Deeds for Special Needs


Join us for our local race series - the Move More Race Series!  These races are an effort to get Anne Arundel County residents and visitors outside and moving.  The series includes races throughout Anne Arundel County.  All proceeds are used to support Recreation Deeds for Special Needs.

This year we are offering six races ranging in distances that are perfect for the beginner runner as well as the seasoned veteran.  

The events for 2018 include:
By the Bay 5K and Fun Walk - March 24
Join us on March 24th for the Rec Deeds Challenge Run 5K and Family Fun Walk at Downs Park where you'll enjoy beautiful views of the Chesapeake Bay during your 5K or one mile fun walk.  

For more information and to register please click here.
Take to the Trails 7K  - June 2
It's time to hit the trails with this great race!  The Take to the Trails 7K is held on the beautiful, hilly trails of Back Creek.  The race starts and ends at the Recreation and Parks Headquarters located at 1 Harry S Truman Parkway.

Join us on June 2nd - which is National Trails Day - for this great trail race.

For more information and to register please click here.
Hop(e) Skip & Jump 5K and Family Fun Walk - July 30
Join us for this year's Hop(e) Skip and Jump 5K and Family Fun Walk on July 28th!  This is one of the most fun races of the season with activities for all ages!

The 5K is on a certified course that runs along some paved and un-paved trails that wind through the park.  The Fun Walk takes walkers on a loop through the farm complex so you'll have an opportunities to see the working farm.

After the fun walk little runners can take a turn participating in a 25 or 50 yard dash in the fields at the park.  The dash races are FREE!

For more information and to register please click here.  Special registration fee for participants of our summer camp programs, contact Carolyn Ryan for information or ask your summer camp director.
Bark 'N Dash 5K and Family Dog Walk - October 27
Kick off the annual Barkin' Bash with a fun run through Quiet Waters Park with your favorite furry friend.  The 5K follows the perimeter path around the park.  The Fun Walk is an out and back course on the paved park trails.

For more information, including rules for canine participation, and to register please click here.  
Jug Bay Post Turkey Trail 5K - November 24
After indulging on Thanksgiving Day join us on the beautiful trails of Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary - one of the best kept secrets in Anne Arundel County! The race will start and end at Plummer House at Glendening Preserve.

For more information and to register please click here