River Valley Run Trail Festival

Race Day is October 23rd, 2021
Registration Opens March 3rd!

The River Valley Run Trail Festival is Maryland's premier trail run festival event for the whole family! Registration will open on MARCH 3RD.

Runners of all types are sure to find the challenge that's right for them as our trail festival features 3 exciting races through hundreds of breathtaking wooded acres:

  1. a 5K Trail Race for those looking to take the leap into Maryland trail running!
  2. a nationally recognized & award winning 10K Trail Race.
  3. a Half Marathon Trail Race for those after an even bigger endurance challenge.

*NEW* for 2021

  • Half Marathon will now be a part of the River Valley Run festival instead of on a separate date
  • Stampede Challenge: Sign up as a team of three to compete in our new challenge! Your team will need to include one runner for each race distance the 5k, the 10k, and the half marathon in order to be a complete team. Special prizes awarded to the top three teams of this challenge!
  • Race shirt now only $15 when added to your registration! (order cutoff date is October 3rd)
  • Be sure to read last year's COVID guidlines and procedures. Subject to change for 2021.

Trail Run Festival Sponsors

A big shout out to our Maryland trail running festival sponsors who make the River Valley Run trail festival possible year after year!

Ultra Sponsors

Elite & Endurance Sponsors

Trainer & Sprint Sponsors

Vendor Sponsors