Maryland Race for the Family

  • 08 June to 08 June 2019
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  • Days 111
  • Hours 15
  • Minutes 5
  • Seconds 10

Love families? Love animals?  Love running or walking?  Love sleeping in?  Want to support a great cause? Let's RUN (and walk- or sleep in) and FUNdraise for the FAMILY at the MD Race for the Family at the MD ZOO!


Race for the Family hosted by Shady Grove Fertility

Saturday June 8, 2019 from 6:30am-10AM at the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore


Registration includes FREE ADMISSION to the MD Zoo on 6/8/19, awesome tech t shirt (check it out above), complimentary Zoo parking, entry for the Shady Grove Fertility raffle ($10k in fertility services), access to the "After Party" at the Waterfowl pavilion from 9:00-10:30AM with food, music, "animal ambassadors" with local celebrities (animals from the zoo),Savannah's Playground (face painting, arts and crafts, games, musician and much more for the kiddos aged 2-10) as well as child safety and education info for the "grown ups," complimentary "Toddler Trot" registration for the kiddos (aged 2-8). 

Fundraise for a chance to win more raffle tickets!  For every $45 fundraised you will receive one additional raffle ticket for $10,000 infertility treatment from Shady Grove Fertility! 


The Cade Foundation's Maryland Race for the Family, hosted by Shady Grove Fertility, is our 5k run/walk that celebrates the strength and courage it takes to OVERCOME infertility. All proceeds from the event fund Family Building Grants that help others afford the costs associated with fertility treatment or adoption.


participants will receive complimentary access to the zoo following the race


Run with the animals (or judgement) along a beautiful 5k course that will take you throughout the Baltimore Zoo and around the scenic lake at Druid Hill Park. This year’s race will feature a 5k run, 5k walk, 1.5 mile Family Fun Run, and Savannah’s Playground. Each adult race registration will receive complimentary access to the zoo, an official 2019 MD Race for the Family tech t-shirt, a virtual race "swag bag", and 1 entry into the free IVF cycle drawing provided by Shady Grove Fertility (conducted 6/10/19 at noon via LIVESTREAM.) We will also hold one LIVE ON SITE DRAWING following the race for a second raffle prize- one stimulation cycle of medications provided by EMD Serono. Additional zoo passes can be purchased by anyone who registers for the 5k or 1.5-mile event and wants to bring family, friends, or supporters. Join us as we celebrate and spread the message that infertility can be OVERCOME!  

Fundraise for even more chances to win this year's free cycle drawing (up to a $10,000 value.)  For every $45 raised through our 2019 Maryland Race for the Family Razoo Team Page you will receive 1 additional raffle entry. This is a great way to get your family and friends involved. Vist for more information.  

Pics from the 2018 race are available at 

Race Course:


      For more information visit Maryland Race for the Family or send us an email.

We LOVE and THANK our  sponsors!  To become a sponsor please visit SPONSOR INFO


GOLD Sponsor:

 SILVER Sponsors:

BRONZE Sponsors:


Drs Ronald and Tinina Cade

Dr Jason Hammond and Dr Camille Hammond


LOVE Sponsors: 



In Kind Sponsors



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