tortoise logoGNS Tortoise and Hare 5K Run/Walk

Saturday April 27, 2013
8am around Greenbelt Lake



  • 5K run at 8:00 AM. Preregistered racers will receive a stainless steel water bottle. » $20.00 registration (through 4/25 at 6:00 PM EST) $30 on race day. This is a USATF certified flat loop course that begins Greenbelt Skate Park and ends at the Greenbelt Tennis Courts. Runners run twice around beautiful Greenbelt Lake on a well maintained cinder path.
  • 1K Family Fun Run at 9:00 AM. Preregistered participants will receive a wristband. » $5.00 registration (through 4/25 at 6:00 PM EST) $10 on race day. The 1K Family Fun Run starts at Greenbelt Ballfields (behind Greenbelt Youth Ctr). Strollers OK.
  • Base Running for the little ones at 9:15 AM. » $5.00 registration (through 4/25 at 6:00 PM EST) $5 on race day starts at Greenbelt Ballfields (behind Greenbelt Youth Center).

To Register: Register online or by mail. Send signed form with the appropriate fee to Greenbelt Nursery School, 15 Crescent Road, Greenbelt, MD 20770. Make checks payable to GNS. Mail entries should be received by April 25.

Number Pick-up: Friday, April 26 at Greenbelt Nursery School 5:00-8:00 pm and 7am Saturday, April 27.

Directions: From the Beltway (495), take exit 23 Kenilworth Avenue, North, towards Greenbelt; Right on Crescent Road; drive approximately 1.4 miles and make a right at the stop sign behind the Greenbelt Library. Park in the lot behind the library. Number pickup is at the Nursery School which is adjacent to the playground.

Awards: Top 3 Male and Female Overall, Top Male and Female in each of the following categories: 20-29: 30-39: 40-49: 50-59: 60-69; 70 and over.

Additional Details : No headphones, dogs, race strollers, or in-line skates. Entry fees are tax-deductible and non-refundable.

Refreshments: Water stop at the midpoint and refreshments after the race.

Proceeds to benefit the Greenbelt Nursery School Scholarship Fund