River Valley Run Trail Festival

Race Day is October 24th, 2020
New date in 2020! Find out Why >>

The River Valley Run Trail Festival is Maryland's premier trail run festival event for the whole family! Trail Festival registration will open March 4th at noon.

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 2020

  • Our Half Marathon will now be a part of the River Valley Run festival instead of on a separate date!
  • New courses for all races this year!
  • Team Challenge: Sign up as a team of three to compete in our new challenge! Your team must include one runner for each race distance (5k, 10k, and Half Marathon) in order to be a complete team. Times are combined to determine the winning team. Special prizes awarded to the top three teams of this challenge!
  • Fall themed post race fun!
  • Race shirt now only $15 when added to your registration!

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