APG Gas Mask Dash
5k Run & 2 Mile Walk
Date: Thursday, April 27, 2017
Location: Edgewood Area of Aberdeen Proving Grounds in Edgewood, MD
Time: 8:00 AM
The Edgewood Chemical Biological Center (ECBC) 100th Anniversary Gas Mask Dash is a 5K race and 2 mile fun run/walk that celebrates ECBC’s legacy of protecting our warfighters. Runners won’t wear gas masks, but will sport T-shirts depicting World War I and modern gas masks to honor the Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Marines who have carried and worn ECBC-designed masks for protection on the battlefield over the past century.
This event is open to the general public. Runners who do not possess a valid military identification card or military common access card should arrive at the Route 24 Gate Visitor Center at least an hour in advance. Vehicle drivers will need a valid driver’s license and vehicle registration. All passengers will need government-issued photo identification.
$20 until March 31
$25 from April 1 to April 14
$30 from April 15 to April 24
$35 on race day
Please Note: The event will be held rain or shine, and entry fees are non-refundable.
The 5k course begins at CAPA Field and winds through base on paved roads. The course will be marked, and maps will be available on race day.
Overall and age group awards will be distributed after the race.
Race t-shirts are guaranteed to all 5k & 2 mile participants registered by April 14 (availability and sizes cannot be guaranteed for those registering after the 14th). Water will be available on the 5k course, and course marshals will direct racers at all turns.
Packet Pick Up:
Race packets will be available for pickup on Thursday, April 27 (race day) beginning at 7:00 AM at Hoyle Gym.
APG, MD 21010