Pemberton 24

Pemberton 24 - Festival of 5Ks

How many 5Ks can you run in 24 hours? Find out at the Pemberton 24 - Festival of 5Ks, an event that will be held from Sept. 25-26. A  5K will start every hour on the hour for 24 hours.

This event is a partnership between Wicomico County Recreation, Parks & Tourism and Algonquin Ultras Inc.

Participants are invited to run as many 5Ks as they like, whether it's one, five or all 24.

The course will be a 5K trail run at Pemberton Park. There will be a well-stocked aid station at the start/finish of the 5Ks. A camping spot is included with registration this year. Tents only; no electricity provided. 

Runners can compete as individuals or as part of a four-person team.


There will be numerous safety measures in place aimed at preventing the spread of COVID-19. Stay tuned for more information.

Race Details 


  • Date: Friday-Saturday, Sept. 25-26, 2020
  • Times: 
    • Friday, Sept. 25, 4 p.m.: Check-in, packet pickup and health screening begins.
    • Friday, Sept. 25, 7 p.m.: First 5K begins
    • Saturday, Sept. 26, 6 p.m.: Last 5K begins
    • Saturday, Sept. 26, 9 p.m.: Grounds cleared
  • Registration Fee (includes campsite for each runner/team): $65/individual, $200/team of four (fees may apply)
    • The camping/rest area provided will be a 10-foot by 10-foot space for individuals and a larger space for teams. Tents only; no electric provided. 
    • People can request who they camp near and whether it is close to the starting line or a more quiet area.
  • Registration Opens: Friday, July 3, at 7 p.m. on UltraSignup. The registration deadline (if the race does not sell out) is Sept. 22 at midnight. Individual and team spots are sold out as of July 28.
  • Deadline to Guarantee Shirt: Aug. 31. A long-sleeved shirt upgrade is available for $10. 
  • Scoring and Rules: View all the scoring details and rules on UltraSignup

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