Fight the Bite 5k


2nd Annual Lyme Disease Awareness 5k

Run / Walk on the Boardwalk in Ocean City

May 13, 2017 – Saturday

Ocean City, MD


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Race Time

8:00am- Registration opens
9:00am- Race start

Entry Info

Register online – click here (online registration closes the Thursday before the race at noon)

Entry fee- $28 pre-registration (until the Thursday before the race at Noon) / $34 after and day of event

Participants in Racing Wheelchairs & Strollers- please click HERE for more details regarding our policies for those racing in wheelchairs and those participating as Riders.


Located on the boards in Ocean City, MD.
The race begins and ends adjacent to the Hugh T. Cropper Inlet Parking lot, 809 South Atlantic Ave and the boardwalk.

Post race party will be at Cork Bar 3 Wicomico St., Ocean City, MD 21842.


All proceeds benefit “Fight the Bite” a non-profit association dedicated to educating the community
about tick-borne illness


Connor Sweeping, Inc.
Wockenfuss Candy
Law Office of Cullen M. Burke
Central Reservations
The Cork Bar

Sponsorship 0pportunities are available for this year’s event. Please visit our Facebook page “Fight the Bite” Lyme Awareness 5k for sponsorship forms and information or contact Angela Brainard Burke at


Fast and flat course on the OC Boardwalk

Course map

NOTICE: No dogs allowed due to insurance liability. Bibs are non-transferable. Please reference our policies page for more details.


-The first 200 registered participants receive a snazzy long sleeve t-shirt.
-Post-race refreshments and lyme prevention materials for all attendees. Post race party at Cork Bar.


-Cash prize to overall male/female winner ($50 each)
-Awards to top 3 male/female in 10 year age groups 13 & under through 70 & over
-Awards to top male/female walkers


NOVA Timing Systems will chip time using the MYLAPS BibTag Timing System


Click HERE for race results. They will be posted online during the race and final results will be posted once the race is complete.

2016 Results


Photos will be posted on Races2Run Facebook page following the event.


For more information, contact

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Event sanctioned by USA Track & Field