Please check our main Recreation & Parks webpage for all updates. 
Please call our inclement weather lines about the status of camps, programs, events, facilities, and parks: www.howardcountymd.gov/inclementweatherlines.

  • In-person camps have begun. Due to safety requirements, many camps have been cancelled.
  • This spreadsheet is a list of camps that are ready to run. This list will grow weekly, so please check back often.
  • HCRP Summer Camp COVID Safety Policies (updated June 2020)
  • Click here for a list of our online/virtual camps.
  • Click here for a list of our adult in-person programs.
  • Click here for a list of our youth in-person programs.
  • Click here for a list of our Family in-person programs.
  • If you are uncertain as to the status of an upcoming camp or program, please contact our registration staff at 410-313-7275 or registration@howardcountymd.gov


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Running

Howard County Recreation & Parks offers track and field programs, camps and leagues for all ages and skill levels, from beginners to adult recreational participants.

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Camp

Judson Lincoln Running Camp: Cross Country (9-18 yrs)
This day camp gives you a chance to run....but not too much! The amount of running is determined based on your age and ability. Western Regional Park is perfect for cross country; scenic bike paths, trails through the woods and an indoor site if needed. Play challenging and competitive games and improve your experience of cross country and sports in general. Camp is led by Wilde Lake High coach Judson Lincoln. Fee includes a camp t-shirt. Info: Carson Nickell, 410-313-4720 or cjnickell@howardcountymd.gov.


Judson Lincoln Running Camp: Track & Field (9-18 yrs)
Come run, jump and throw! Have fun while learning and participating in everything from sprints to field events and mid-distance running. Camp concludes on Friday with an exhibition meet. Camp is lead by Wilde Lake High coach Judson Lincoln. Fee includes a camp t-shirt. Info: Carson Nickell, 410-313-4720 or cjnickell@howardcountymd.gov.

Events

Running Events

Little Patuxent River Run

Sunday, February 5- Patuxent Branch/ Wincopin Trails

Enjoy nature in one of the most beautiful areas of Columbia, MD. Starting and finishing at the Guilford Pratt Truss Bridge, the half marathon & 10K takes place on the Patuxent and Wincopin Trail. The course runs along the Little Patuxent and Middle Patuxent River. The loop course is tame compared to many trail courses. This race is appropriate for beginners and intermediate runners.  

Click here for more information or registration.

 Mid-Maryland Ultra 50k and Relay 

Saturday, February 11- Rockburn Branch Trail

Bullseye is excited to host the 5th annual Mid-Maryland Ultra 50k and Relay at the Howard County Rec and Parks Rockburn Branch Park facility.  The 10k loop course is tame compared to many trail courses and provides the runners with opportunities to change running gear and refuel many times.  

Click here for more information or registration. 

Maryland Duathlon

July 15-16- Western Regional Park 

Whether you're a seasoned duathlete or a first timer, the Maryland Duathlon is the race for you.  We've designed our course to be scenic, fan-friendly and, above all, great for racing.  The course is appropriate for all experience levels including first-timers.

Click here for information or registration.

Wine in the Woods 5K 

Saturday, May 13 / $20, preregistered individuals; $30, individuals registered on-site. 

Family-friendly race. The course design is appropriate for all levels of experience, including first-timers. Awards go to the top male and female runners. Pre-registration ends at noon on May 10 at noon. On-site registration begins at 7:30 AM. Race begins at 9 AM. Race t-shirts are guaranteed to preregistered runners. Registration: 410-313-7275.  Centennial Park South is the location.  Info: Will Dunmore, 410-313-1697 or wdunmore@howardcountymd.gov.  For more information visit: http://www.wineinthewoods.com/.