We are pleased to announce that DARCARS is returning as the title sponsor for the 2016 Rockville Rotary Twilight Runfest! Stay tuned as race details for 2016 will be released soon!
The race results are available https://www.mcrrc.org/race-results/2015/
On behalf of the organizers of the 2015 Runfest, we extend a big THANK YOU to all the runners, walkers, volunteers, sponsors, spectators and everyone else that made the 2015 DARCARS Rockville Rotary Twilight Runfest a great success! Over the last 30 years, we’ve been able to raise over $1 million dollars for charitable organizations. We look forward to seeing everyone next year!
* Note change to Packet Pickup Location for 2015*
City Sports, 11600 Old Georgetown Road, Rockville. They are located in the new Pike and Rose Shopping Center.
From White Flint Metro: a quarter mile walk/jog. Head north on Rockville Pike and turn left onto Old Georgetown Road. City Sports is on your right at the intersection with Grand Park Ave.
If driving or biking: Best parking option is the parking garage half a block past Grand Park Ave, the entrance is on your right just after the Shophouse Asian Kitchen restaurant. Spaces available on the entry and lower levels. The first 2 hours of parking are free. They have bike racks and dedicated spaces for motorcycles. Pedestrian exit to Old Georgetown Road and then short walk to City Sports.
Packet Pickup Hours Dates and Times
Friday, July 17
- City Sports from 5 p.m. until 9 p.m.
- ***Note: For Friday night ONLY, runners are welcome to take advantage of free parking just 2 short blocks away from City Sports at the Farmers Market parking lot on Executive Boulevard, 5992 Executive Blvd. (The Farmers Market is open for business on Saturday so this lot is only available on Friday evening.)
Saturday, July 18
- City Sports from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Park only in the parking garage on Saturday, 7/18. The parking for City Sports is located in the Pike and Rose parking garage located at 11580 Old Georgetown Rd • North Bethesda, MD 20852. Parking garage maps can be accessed here: http://www.pikeandrose.com/map/
- First 2 hours FREE
2 to 3 hours $1.00
3 to 4 hours $2.00
4 to 5 hours $3.00
- Downtown Rockville at the Town Square stage from 6 p.m. until 8:30 p.m.
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We are pleased to announce our 2015 Packet Pickup Sponsor: City Sports!
“City Sports is proud to have been selected to sponsor the Rockville Rotary Twilight Runfest for 2015. We were very passionate in our pursuit to help bring this award winning race to life again this year. City Sports has just opened the new Rockville location located in the recently developed Pike and Rose building at 11600 Old Georgetown Rd, Rockville, MD 20852. We will be hosting the packet pick ups for the race and helping you to find your fit for any and everything you need for race day! Good Luck Runners, and we hope to see you soon!”
Rockville, MD— The DARCARS Rockville Rotary Twilight Runfest was named Best Evening Race on page 15 in the Summer 2015 issue of RunWashington Magazine
The Rockville Rotary Twilight Runfest, headlined by their 2015 race sponsor, DARCARS is an 8K road race, 1K and 2 mile Fun Walk/Run held in downtown Rockville, Maryland. Celebrating their 30th year, the proceeds from the race benefit the City of Rockville’s Recreation Department fund and the Rockville Rotary Foundation.
The Rockville Rotary Twilight Runfest is one of the most popular races of the summer in the National Capital area. The 2015 Twiligher will take place on Saturday evening July 18th, 2015. The evening is highlighted by nearly 2,300 people racers and walkers touring through downtown Rockville neighborhoods, followed by a family oriented midsummer night’s festival of music, refreshments. To register, volunteer or to learn more about the Twilighter, visit their website at http://rockvilletwilighter.org/
In partnership with the City of Rockville, the Rockville Rotary Foundation receives applications from various community organizations requesting assistance for their non-profit organization. The event raised more than $71,000 to benefit multiple local charitable organizations. To become a Runfest Sponsor, visit our sponsor page http://rockvilletwilighter.org/sponsors-2/ The Rockville Rotary Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization.
Theresa Garcia-Parks, Rotary Club of Rockville Twilight Runfest Chair
Twilighter website: http://rockvilletwilighter.org/
Twilighter Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/RockvilleTwilighter
Rotary website: http://www.rockvillerotary.org/
Registration for the 30th running of the Rockville Twilight Runfest will open Monday, March 30th with special one-day anniversary pricing of $30!
Register on Monday for summer’s best block party, scheduled for Saturday, July 18th. This year’s Runfest will include the 8K Race as well as a Family Fitness Run/Walk in which participants may complete a 1K or 2 mile course.
Twilighter will once again feature several bands along the course, fantastic entertainment at the finish line in downtown Rockville and great post-race refreshments.
We are thrilled that Darcars is returning as our title sponsor and hope that this year’s race will once again raise thousands of dollars for the Rockville Rotary Youth Recreation Fund.
Registration at our special 30th anniversary pricing of $30 opens at 12:01am on Monday, March 30th. Registration fees increase to $34 starting on March 31st so don’t delay!
July 18th, 2015 will mark the 30th year of the Rockville Rotary Twilighter and we’re happy to announce our $30 special! On March 30th, to kick off registration we will be having a $30 race special for all of the early birds. More details will be released soon so check back with us for more registration details.
Check out the aerial footage from the beginning of the race! Thanks to DARCARS for providing the raw video, all of our other sponsors for making this year a success, the city of Rockville for all their hard work, and of course our 2000+ runners!