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







2018 Schedule

8/18/18 @ Shoppes at Canal Place

  • 4:00-7:00pm 25K/5K packet pickup and late registration
  • 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.

2018 Hunter Douglas Howard's 25K Run Shirt2018 Potomac Farms Paws on the Pavement 5K Shirt

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

$100/400 Cash Prize Course Record bonus for male course record and female course record. To qualify for bonus you must win the event AND break the course record
$100 Cash Prize Top overall male and female
Custom Monagram Towels 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 custom Paws on the Pavement 5K water bottles for their achievement. Finisher medals will be given to all participants who complete the course within the time limit.

Thomas Cumberland Subaru Hyundai Sweet Pea Shuffle: The team to complete the most laps and the team that raises the most money will each receive a $50 gift certificate to Uptown Hound and ALL our furry participants will receive a ribbon to commemorate their participation in this year's shuffle while their two-legged teammates earn our first ever Thomas Cumberland Subaru Hyundai Sweet Pea Shuffle shirt!

ALL our 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