Running for a Cause.


The Mission 10 Miler helps you take your own personal goals one step further while helping those in need. In 2017, each runner contributed to the 144,000 meals the Mission served to the homeless or the 52,000 grocery aisle visits for the working poor. 


2018 M10M

Race Information

The Mission 10 Miler, a certified 10-mile out-and-back course, starts from Nymeo Field at Harry Grove Stadium leading runners through beautiful, scenic Frederick, Maryland. It is an early-season, premiere event.

All race proceeds benefit the Frederick Rescue Mission, a nonprofit serving the homeless and needy in Frederick. By running in the Mission 10 Miler, you will help the Mission go one step further in helping the needy in our community.

The Mission 10 Miler is chip-timed event with overall and age group awards. Make our Mission your mission!  #onestepfurther

Packet Pick-Up

Packet pick-up will be held Friday, March 23 and Saturday, March 24 at the Mission, located at 419 W. South Street, Frederick MD 21701, between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m., and again on race day at Harry Grove Stadium between 12 and 1:30 p.m.  We use a Bib Tag Timing system that includes a disposable timing chip attached to the bib number. We ask that runners please leave enough time to transfer their materials to their cars when picking up their race packet.

Online registration closes the last Thursday before the race. Runners can still register in person during packet pickup on Friday, March 23 and Saturday, March 24 at the Mission, and on race day at Harry Grove Stadium from noon to 1:30pm. Cash, check or credit card will be accepted.

Race Day Registration

Parking will be available in the upper lots of Harry Grove Stadium (off of Stadium Drive), as well as the lower lot (off New Design Road). Please follow the signs and park only in designated parking. Runners also may be dropped off; please follow traffic volunteers in order to ensure safety for all participants.

Parking Instructions

The Mission will not have bag check available for runners. Because the parking lot is in close proximity, we ask that runners please keep extra items in their cars.

  • Please Note: Due to permitting guidelines, this year’s race will not allow for strollers or pets.

Bag Check

The Mission 10 Miler is an out and back course, beginning and ending at Nymeo Field at Harry Grove Stadium. The race begins promptly at 2pm with a wave start. Finisher medals will be given to the first 1,000 finished runners.