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7th Annual Running with the Pigs 5k

July 21, 2019 – Sunday

Fair Hill, MD

Registration fees

Adult 5K Registration Closed

$25 pre-registration (until the Thursday before the race at Noon) / $30 after and day of event

  1. $25.00
    Feb 27 - Jul 18

Students 5K Registration Closed

Student (18 & under)- $20 pre-registration (until the Thursday before the race at Noon) / $25 after and day of event

  1. $20.00
    Feb 27 - Jul 18

Event Information

Race Time

7:30 am- Registration opens
8:30 am- Race start


Fair Hill Fairgrounds
4640 Telegraph Rd
Elkton, MD 21921

410 392 3440

Parking at main gate parking.  Follow signs to race start near main stage.


Union Hospital Breast Care Center


People interested in being a race sponsor please contact or


Course map

NOTICE:  No dogs allowed due to insurance liability.  Bibs are non-transferable.  Please reference our policies page for more details.


-Tee shirts for first 300 participants who pre-register
-Post race refreshments
-Goodie bags full of surprises – free admission for all who arrive before 9am and all runners get a free admission ticket to return to the fair (Cecil County Fair Website)

Hotel offer

"Red Roof Inn & Suites - University is proud to offer 15% off guest rooms.  Use VP#623509 when booking to receive your discount. Call 302-368-8521 or book online at for Reservations. After clicking BOOK NOW remember to add VP code.

Awards (gift cards from Chesapeake Inn and other local businesses)

-Awards to overall male/female winners
-Awards to top 3 male/female in 10 year age groups 13 & under through 70 & over
-Awards to top 2 male/female walkers
-Overall and first place age group winners get a medal AND a gift card. Overall male and female will get a grand prize.
-Running with the Pigs Cup to the largest team (pre-registration only)
-Costume Contest! Best pig costume award / in the run.


NOVA Timing Systems will chip time using the MYLAPS BibTag Timing System


Click HERE for race results. They will be posted online during the race and complete results will be posted once the race is complete.


Click HERE for race photos. They will be posted online later after the race.

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Sanctioned by USA Track and Field

Contact Information

Event Location

Fair Hill Fairgrounds, 4640 Telegraph Rd, Elkton, MD, USA

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