Registration / Entry

2017 Registration form: Click here to download and print.

If you are experiencing an economic hardship that is preventing your children from participating in our race, we might be able to help.

2017 Online Registration NOW OPEN!

Instant online registration available at

https://register.chronotrack.com/r/26603

Register Today!

Fees shown below do not include additional fees charged by Race360.com for their registration services.

Registration also available at the following official Mars Band on the Run registration sites. 

Up n Running Specialty Running and Walking Center
1905 Pittsburgh Rd
Valencia, PA 16059
Phone: 724-898-8585

shoes@runpa.com

Elite Runners and Walkers
1108 Park Manor Blvd.
Pittsburgh, PA 15205
Phone:
412-490-0881
info@eliterunners.com

667 Castle Creek Drive, Seven Fields, PA 16046 
724-772-2808 (phone) 724-772-2894 (fax) 
info@mojorunningpittsburgh.com

Individual registration form also available for mail-in registration: 2017 Click here to download and print.


Medals awarded in the following age groups

5K Awards
  • Top 3 M & F overall
  • Top 3 M & F Masters (40 & above)
  • Top 3 M & F in the following age groups: 9 and under, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+
  • Finisher ribbons for all 5K participants 14 and under
5KTeam Challenge
Top Corporate and Open Team Challenge: Teams of 3-5 runners. The fastest 3 times are used to calculate the winners. Each team member should enter the "team name" in the information section during online registration.

10K Awards
  •  Top 3 M & F overall
  • Top 1 M & F Masters (40 & above)
  • Top 3 M & F in the following age groups: 19 and under, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65 +



No refunds.  All fees non-refundable. The event will take place rain or shine.  Registration fees shall be treated as a
donation to Mars Area Band Boosters Inc in the event the registrant cannot or does not participate for any reason.

Fee

Registration Type  

Dates available

Benefits and Additional Information

$21.00
5k/10k Early Registration
Online or postmarked by 4/1/2017 Free high-quality Tech T-shirt and a deeply discounted registration fee
$25.00 5k/10k Late Registration
Postmarked 4/2/2017 through 5/19/2017 or at packet pickup
Free high-quality Tech T-shirt not guaranteed. Discounted registration fee applies
$28.00
5k/10k Race Day Registration
In-person on race day
Free Tech T-shirt not guaranteed. No registration fee discount.
$21.00 or $25.00 per person depending on the date of fee submission
5k Team Registration (available for 3 to 5 people per team).

Early or Late Registration fee applies as indicated by the date the entry is postmarked
No additional discounts available other than as specified above (ie 3 people registering early as a team would be required to submit $60.00; 3 people registering late as a team would be required to submit $69.00).  No team registration on race day.  Tech T-shirts available as specified above for early or late registration.

Entrants must submit an individual application for each team member along with the team registration form.  All forms and checks must be sent together in the same envelope. (ie if 3 people are on your team, 3 individual applications, the team registration form and payment for all 3 team members must be mailed in the same envelope).  We can accept individual checks from each team member, but all checks plus the enrollment forms MUST be included in a single envelope and mailed together.
$9.00 Children's Fun Run Early Registration Online or postmarked by 4/1/2017 Free cotton T-shirt's (Youth sizes X-small, small, medium, large, Xtra Large).  Discounted registration fee applies.
$11.00Children's Fun Run Late Registration
Postmarked 4/2/2017 through 5/19/2017 or at packet pickupFree cotton T-shirt not guaranteed. Discounted registration fee applies.
$12.00 Children's Fun Run Race Day Registration In-person on race day
Free cotton T-shirt not guaranteed. Standard registration fee applies.
 
  Packet pickup and alternate registration location

May 19 2017 from 11am until 7pm at Up-N-Running Specialty Running and Walking Center on Route 8 in Middlesex Twp. (1095 Pittsburgh Rd, 16059). Registration is $25 at the store. 

Participants picking up their packets at Up-N-Running will receive a 15% in-store merchandise discount (valid 5/20/2017 only).
Race Day 7:30 am - 8:45 am at Mars High School

Disposable timing chips issued at packet pick-up

The Mars Area Band Boosters, Inc, has teamed up with "Races for Kids", a non-profit organization that sponsors students to run in select 5K and other races in the greater Pittsburgh area.  Since participation in the Mars Band on the Run 5K & Children's Fun Run directly benefits activities of students, Races for Kids has selected Mars Area Band Boosters Inc's "Mars Band On the Run" for sponsorship eligibility.
 
You may send an email to racedirector@marsband5k.com to verify receipt of your entry form if desired.  If you have problems downloading these forms, please send us an email (bandinfo@marsband.com) and we can send the files to you as an email attachment.
 
If you would like to help us publicize this event, click on "Race Flyer.pdf" below to view and print a flyer (coming soon).  The Mars Band Boosters would like to thank anyone that can help advertise this event by posting these flyers on your bulletin board at work, church, grocery store, etc...

Team Challenge Information


  • 3 to 5 per team.
  • Male, Female and Coed teams.
  • Best 3 times on the team count.
  • NO additional fee to form a team
  • Each runner must complete a standard (individual) registration form.
  • The team must also complete a team registration form.
  • All forms and money must be submitted together.
  • Medals awarded to the top team in male, female and Coed categories. All team members receive a medal.
  • If a team member places in the top 3 in their individual age group, they will also receive a medal for their age group performance.