For Our Community

Poolesville Day PACC 5K Run/Walk for 2018

The Poolesville Day PACC 5K Run/Walk is an annual community event and is part of the Poolesville Day celebrations for the Town of Poolesville, Maryland.  Runners and walkers of all levels of ability are welcome and encouraged to participate.  The gently rolling race course travels through the quiet neighborhoods of historic Poolesville, Maryland.  The event is followed immediately by the classic small-town Poolesville Day Parade and town celebration. More information on Poolesville Day can be found at Poolesvilleday.com.

Race management services are provided by Montgomery County Road Runners Club, and with electronic chip timing.  The Poolesville Day PACC 5K is USATF Certified and Sanctioned.

Race proceeds benefit the Monocacy Lions Club and WUMCO Help.

Event Details:

When: September 15, 2018

Where: Poolesville Baptist Church, 17750 West Willard Rd, Poolesville, MD

Fees: On or before 8/31/18: $25
From 9/1/18 – 9/14/18: $30
9/15/18 (7:00am – 7:45am): $35

Online Registration

Online registration is available at  www.imathlete.com/events/2018PACC5K

A t-shirt is guaranteed for the first 200 registrants!

Other Pre-Registration

Runners may register by mailing in the registration form with a check for $25 (on or before August 31) or $30 (from August 30 to September 12). Mail to:

PACC 5K, P.O. Box 256
Poolesville, MD 20837

Check should be written to PACC.

Download the Registration Form

Last Minute Registration

Participants may register onsite on Friday, September 14th from 7:00 to 8:00 PM at the Poolesville Baptist Church, or Saturday, September 15th from 7:00 to 7:45 AM at the Poolesville Baptist Church.  Cash or check only for onsite registration.  Note the onsite registration fee is $35 on September 15th.

Packet Pick-up:

The race packet, including race bib and t-shirt, can be picked up from 7:00 to 8:00 PM at the Poolesville Baptist Church, or the morning of the race, September 15, from 7:00 to 7:45 AM at the Poolesville Baptist Church.    Things get busy on the morning of the race, so pick up on Friday evening is encouraged.

Become a Sponsor

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More Info

Parking is available at Poolesville High School before 7:45 AM on Saturday September 15th.  The high school is located across the street from Poolesville Baptist Church.  Note that there may be road closures and detours associated with the Poolesville Day festivities on September 15th.

The race starts promptly 8:00am with the start line in front of the Poolesville Baptist Church.

The Award Ceremony will be held after the race around 9:00am, winners may also pick up trophies and ribbons at the PACC vendor booth during Poolesville Day!

Award Categories

  • Overall: Male and Female – 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place
  • Age 13 and under: Male and Female – 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place
  • Age 14 to 19: Male and Female – 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place
  • Age 20 to 29: Male and Female – 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place
  • Age 30 to 39: Male and Female – 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place
  • Age 40 to 49: Male and Female – 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place
  • Age 50 to 59: Male and Female – 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place
  • Age 60 to 69: Male and Female – 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place
  • Age 70 to 79: Male and Female – 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place
  • Age over 80: Male and Female – 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place

View the Race Course Map!


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Poolesville Day: September 15, 2018 – 10 to 4 pm

Free annual one day festival. Click here for details.

Holiday Lighting Ceremony & First Friday: December 7, 2018 –  6 to 9 pm

Join us in ushering in the holiday season as Whalen Commons is transformed into a winter wonderland.  Festivities include visits with Santa, polar express rides, ice carving demonstrations, musical performances, and food trucks.  The Chamber is a proud sponsor of the following First Friday events which include wagon rides through town to participating businesses offering specials and treats, as well as Chamber member vendors set up in Town Hall selling holiday wares.

Coming up in 2019

SpringFest: May 18, 2019 – 2 to 7 pm

Annual BBQ, Beer & Blues Fest