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Marines Helping Heroes 5k Challenge


Race Day is Sunday, September 22, 2019

Registration is open.

Presented by Live! Casino-Hotel

Hosted by Arundel Mills

                     A Simon Property

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Marines Helping Heroes 5k Challenge

Marines pride themselves on fitness and place a great emphasis on overall conditioning. This event consists of a 5K run with optional push-up and sit-up challenges. The Challenge is designed to replicate the US Marine Corps Physical Fitness Test.  


About the Challenge

The Marines Helping Heroes 5k Challenge - presented by Live! Casino-Hotel - is a fundraising event hosted by Arundel Mills Mall.  The Foundation is proud to continue this event that was initially created by the Anne Arundel County Detachment of the  MARINE CORPS LEAGUE. The goal remains the same..  to support our local military and veterans. Funds raised will benefit our local military, veterans, and the Semper Fi Fund. 

Race Schedule


Saturday, September 21, 2019

12:00 PM - 6:00 PM   Packet Pick-up @ Arundel Mills Dining Pavilion

Sunday, September 22, 2019

6:00 AM   Volunteers arrive

7:00 AM   Vendors arrive and set up

7:30 AM   Registration opens

7:30 AM   Challenge Area opens

8:30 AM   Registration closes

8:40 AM   Runners called to Start Line

8:45 AM   Opening Ceremony and Presentation of Colors

9:00 AM   Race begins

10:00 AM (approximate) Race concludes

10:30 AM   Awards presentation and Closing Ceremony

Clothing Check Provided

As a courtesy, a clothing check is provided. Please DO NOT check valuables. Secure all valuables. The Marines Helping Heroes 5k Challenge is not responsible for lost items.

Free Parking

Ample parking is available in the Live! Casino-Hotel parking garage or in the Arundel Mills lots in the vicinity of Burlington Coat Factory.

The 5k Challenge Course


Course Description

This flat course is perfect for setting a personal best. The course works its way around Arundel Mills Circle and then runs along the mall passing Medieval Times, Bass Pro Shop, Dave & Buster's, and Cinemark Theater. Begin your kick as you sprint to the finish line between Live! Casino and the new ZinBurger.

Thank you to our 2019 sponsors. We look forward to your continued support.

Presenting Sponsor

Live! Casino-Hotel


Arundel Mills - A Simon Property

Host Location & Presenting Sponsor


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