Sunday, June 29, 2014
Oregon Ridge Park
Cockeysville, MD


Event Overview

The Cool Kids Campaign Running Festival includes a family friendly 5K and a 1-mile fun run/walk. This fun cross country course on the grassy fields at Oregon Ridge Park will be professionally timed by Charm City Run and is easy for walkers and families. All registered participants will receive a cotton Running Festival T-Shirt and can take part in the family friendly festival after the races! The festival after the race will feature a live DJ, food spread, and a focus on family which sets this event apart.

Running for a cause

In just four of these annual events, $50,000 has been raised to benefit our 100% free programs, including those offered through our Cool Kids Learning Center. The core focus of the Learning Center is to address the academic and social effects on children with cancer. Free tutoring aims to keep kids with cancer current in their grade level in school, while providing them a chance to interact with peers.

Registration Fees

Early Bird Special (through March 1)
$30 for 5K Race
$15 for 1-Mile Fun Run

Regular (March 2 – June 28)
$35 for 5K Race
$15 for 1-Mile Fun Run

Race Day (June 29)
$40 for 5K Race
$20 for 1-Mile Fun Run

If you have a group/would like to register as a family, email Katie Bennett or call (410-560-1770) for a Promo Code.


Fundraising for a cause

Once you have signed up for the Running Festival, you can create a fundraising page and help even more kids with cancer. All of the money raised goes directly to the Cool Kids Campaign Learning Center in Towson.

Raise at least $100 to receive our exclusive 2014 Running Festival dry fit t-shirt!


A few comments posted on our Facebook page and in the post-race survey:

I had a great time today–very nicely done!!! I will definitely be signing up next year!!!
~ Kendra (via Facebook)
Great event! Looking forward to next year!
~ Amy (via Facebook)
I ran this race for the first time and my kids did the Fun Run. We all loved it. The kids’ table was fantastic! The cold towels after were GREAT!! My 5-year-old cherishes her medal – that was a VERY nice touch for the kids!!
~ Survey feedback
My family had a great time. Looking forward to next year’s race.
~ Survey feedback


If you are interested in supporting the race through a sponsorship, please download the sponsorship packet.


Erik’s Angels Sponsors ($5,000+)

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Mackenzie’s Mission Sponsors ($2,500+)

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Ben’s Buddies ($1,500+)


Spencer’s Friends ($500+)


Johnny’s Jets Sponsors ($250+)

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The Cool Kids Campaign Running Festival is only one of several races and events produced each year to benefit the Cool Kids Campaign. To find out more about our other fundraising opportunities, click on our EVENTS menu at the top of this page. These races and fundraising events make our core programs possible.

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