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Celtic Canter 5K

Saturday March 12th, 2022

Westminster, MD

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Celtic Canter 5K:
Join us this year for the 11th Annual Celtic Canter 5K on Saturday, March 12, 2022 at 9AM!  The course starts and finishes at the Irish Festival on Main Street in Downtown Westminster.  Registration includes a long-sleeve t-shirt or upgrade to a hooded sweatshirt for an additional $20, post-race beverage (beer for 21+ or a bottled water) & refreshments, and an awards ceremony.

The Irish Festival is held from 8AM-Noon and is complete with a pub crawl, live music, vendors, and activities for children.

Register ONLINE or IN-PERSON at the Westminster Family Fitness Center - 11 Longwell Avenue for $32. Registration increases on March 9 at 12:01 p.m. to $37 per runner.  You will also be able to register at Race Headquarters on 3/12 from 7:30 AM-Race Start for $37.

Packet Pick-Up (Recreation and Parks Department, 11 Longwell Avenue, Westminster, MD 21157):
March 10, 7am-7pm
March 11, 7am-7pm

If we must cancel, you can expect the following fees refunded:
If you paid a:
Early Bird Registration:
$27 registration fee (long-sleeve shirt option), refund would be $13
$47 registration fee (hooded sweatshirt), refund would be $13
Registering before 12:00 on March 9:
$32 registration fee (long-sleeve shirt option), refund would be $18
$52 registration fee (hooded sweatshirt option), refund would be $18
Those registering after 12:01 p.m. on March 9:
$37 registration fee (long-sleeve shirt option), refund would be $23
$57 registration fee (hooded sweatshirt option), refund would be $23

Male and Female/1st & 2nd place in the following age groups: 10 & under, 11-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69 and 70 & over.  First Overall (Male & Female) & Masters 40+(Male & Female)

Team Awards:
Sign up with others and create teams to win prizes. (Team Prize requirement is a minimum of 4).  Prizes awarded for the fastest team and the best dressed team.

NEW! 0.5K (Don't miss the point!) presented by Crossroads Church which benefits Crossroads Missions:
Calling all budding athletes and/or couch potatoes! Join us for a morning of glory, celebration, and participation medals to raise money for a great organization: Crossroads Missions. Doing great things for local people.

Basic Registration ($20):
All finishers will receive a pretentious oval Euro-style 0.5K magnet that you can attach to the back of your car to show everyone how athletic you are.
Longsleeve T-shirt of course.
Participation medals (everyone gets recognized for their achievements at this event, because we are all about positivity and self-worth).
Coffee and donut station at the halfway point for carb-loading and energy.
Finish line photos.

VIP Registration Package ($25 per person):
Feeling Like a VIP? For an extra $5.00, you get all the great stuff in the basic package PLUS…
More cool stuff in your swag bag… because you’re the VIP! And you don’t even have to run if you don’t want! Why? Because you’re the VIP! Plus, the extra money goes to Crossroads Missions (who does great things for local people).

Running Late Package: Basic Registration $25 per person after 12:01PM on 3/9.

Race Distances

Price Register
0.5K (Don't miss the point!) $20.00 until Register »
Leprechaun Chase 1-mile (12 & under) $12.00 until Register »
Celtic Canter 5K $32.00 until Register »
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Start Location

50 East Main Street, Westminster, MD

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