Frederick Market Street Mile

Sat September 11, 2021 Frederick, MD 21701 US
The Race


  • Women's Mile: compete as an individual and optionally as a member of a team.
  • Men's Mile: complete as an individual and optionally as a member of a team.
  • Youth Mile: participants aged 13 and under complete as individuals and optionally as a member of a team
  • Fun Mile: individuals participate in untimed, non-competitive event
  • Family Mile: parents/guardians, along with their children, may participate in the untimed, non-competitive mile


Team Competition

  • Runners may optionally  compete on a team.
  • Team categories are Women, Men, Youth.  All members of a team must register online and run in the same heat. 
  • Team members register as individuals and specify Team Name during online registration.
  • Team requires minimum of three finishers for team to qualify for team awards.
  • Scoring of competitive teams is based on the sum total of the three fastest times. 
  • Team members will also be considered in determining individual results and awards.



The course is point to point, beginning at the Frederick YMCA, 1000 N. Market St., heading south on Market Street through the heart of historic downtown Frederick to Carroll Creek Linear Park.  The Frederick Market Street Mile course is measured according to USATF standards and is certified by USATF (#MD15002LMJ).

​Route and Elevation Map

Strollers are welcome in the Family/Fun Mile, however please note that the city does not allow dogs during Celebrate Frederick's In The Street event. 


Packet Pickup

  • Thursday, September 9, 4-7:00 pm: at Charm City Run, 467 W. Patrick St
  • Saturday, September 11,  7:30-9:45 am:  at Frederick YMCA, 1000 N. Market St


Late Registration

Online registration is open through race day.

Race day registration is available on site Saturday, September 11, 7:30-9:45am:  at Frederick YMCA, 1000 N. Market St 


  • Race Day registration is open through 9:45am. But please register early to avoid the price increases (see below).


Race Schedule

  • 9:00am: Women's Mile Run Start
  • 9:15am: Youth Mile Run Start
  • 9:30am: Men's Mile Start
  • 9:45am: Family Mile/Fun Mile Start (untimed)
  • Awards available at finish line about 15 minutes after each heat (no awards ceremony!)


Race Fees



Optional Race Shirt Purchase

Optional Race Shirt purchase - $15 (no guarantee of availability after we make the shirt order, about three weeks before the race date)
Limited quantities of race shirts may be available for purchase at packet pickup and on race day, depending on availability and covid restrictions



We are now making awards available after each heat. Please give our timer and volunteers 25-30 minutes after your heat starts to pull this all together.

Market Street Mile Awards to top male and female:

  • Overall/Open - gun time, all other awards are based on net time
  • 40+/Champion
  • 50+/Grand Champion
  • 60+/Senior Grand Champion
  • Youth (must run in youth heat)

Market Street Mile Age Group Awards:

  • Men/Women's Mile: top two in each age group (19 and under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80+)​
  • Youth Mile: top three in each age group (mixed gender: 7 and under, 8-10, 11-13)​
  • Team: top team in each timed heat category, based on best finish times of minimum of three team members (team awards given to fastest three members of team)

Finisher Medal to all children age 13 and under in Youth and Fun/Family Mile.

No duplication between overall awards and age group awards.  
Must be present to accept awards - we will not be mailing them.



Mail-in registration form available, but our volunteers would really appreciate it if you use online registration - note there's no processing fee!  Mail-in registration forms must be received by a week before the race date. Shirts are not available through mail in registration.

Provide team name/family group name, if applicable, when registering. 



No bib transfers and no refunds.  See the FSRC Bib Transfer Policy.

For your safety and the safety of those around you, headphones are discouraged.

Dogs, bicycles, and skates are not allowed, and runners in violation of this policy are subject to disqualification and removal from the course.

Strollers are permitted in the Family/Fun Mile only -- please start near the end of the heat for everyone's safety.

FSRC has adopted the guidelines outlined by USATF regarding Transgender and Transsexual Athletes. See the FSRC Transgender and Transsexual Athletes Policy.



Chip timing by Racine MultiSports  for timed events. 

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