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Event Date:August 18-19, 2018
City: Cumberland, MD







2018 Schedule

8/17/18 @ Downtown Cumberland

8/18/18 @ Crabby Pig

  • 4:00-7:00pm 25K/5K packet pickup and late registration
  • 5:00-7:00pm Pasta dinner
  • 4:00-7:00pm Sweet Pea Shuffle

8/19/18 @ Canal Place

  • 5:50-6:00am Buses depart for Frostburg from Canal Place
  • 7:00am 25K race start
  • 7:00-7:45am Late packet pickup & registration for 5K
  • 8:00am 5K race start
  • 8:30am Post-race buffet opens
  • 10:00am Awards ceremony begins
  • 11:00am Course officially closes

Awards & Prizes

All our participants will receive official race shirts and finishers medals for their respective events.

2016 Hunter Douglas Howard's 25K Run Shirt2016 Potomac Farms Paws on the Pavement 5K Shirt

In addition, the following performance awards will be given at the conclusion of the race:

$200 Cash Prize "Break the Bank" Course Record Kitty for male course record and female course record
$100 Cash Prize Top overall male and female
Crystal Flame Trophy 1st, 2nd, & 3rd Overall male/female, male & female masters
1st, 2nd, 3rd Dog Tag Medals Age group winners


Potomac Farms Paws on the Pavement 5K: Personal Best Athletics will be offering a gift certificate for a new pair of running shoes to the male and female overall winners of the Potomac Farms Paws on the Pavement 5K! Age group winners will be presented with ribbons for their achievement. Finisher medals will be given to all participants who complete the course within the time limit.

NEW for 2017! ALL our Sweet Pea Shuffle and Potomac Farms Paws on the Pavement participants will receive these fun "You are Pawsome" bracelets as mementos of their fantastic support for Howard and his friends!


Race Statistics

Howard's 25K Course Records

Male - Adam Lowe  1:31:38

Female - Alicia Burkey 1:50:25

Paws 5K Course Records 

Male - David Mertz 21:06

Female - Gracie Healey 22:21

2017 Top Finishers - 25K
Top 5 Male Finishers
  1. Adam Lowe 1:31:38
  2. Robbie Jenkins 1:37:20
  3. David Mertz 1:48:55
  4. Dennis Everett 1:51:33
  5. Joe Eary 1:51:38
Top 5 Female Finishers
  1. Megan Kenney 1:51:41
  2. Alicia Kordistos 1:53:28
  3. Jen Sober 1:58:32
  4. Corinna Strietbeck 1:59:59
  5. Amber Buckel 2:04:24
2017 Top Finishers - 5K
Top 5 Male Finishers
  1. Chad Sindy 21:29
  2. Neil Buckel 21:30
  3. Gentry Shockey 23:24
  4. Dave Lowery 23:52
  5. Jason Clark 24:21
Top 5 Female Finishers
  1. Callie Pudlak 25:15
  2. Katelin Zaluski 26:58
  3. Megan Fuller 28:08
  4. Cecilia Schartiger 28:43
  5. Jeana Barnes 29:02