Buzzing of the Bees 5K

Online registration has closed.  

You may sign up for the race on race day at the registration table. 

October 26, 2019

8 am Start time

1 Mile Fun Run immediately following start of race

Register Early

Register early for a guaranteed T-shirt and drawstring bag.

Stay after the race for a fun festival area with vendors and food trucks.

Race Details



Saturday, October 26, 2019 Rain or Shine

8 am 5k start time

8:05 am Fun Run start time

9:30 am Awards ceremony


Broadneck Elementary School

470 Shore Acres Road

Arnold, MD 21012



The race will begin and end at the elementary school. The course will follow a 5K loop through the community of Bay Hills back to the elementary school. The course is hilly, unpaved in one small spot and well-marked. Strollers and wheelchairs are not recommended because runners will need to go over curbs and through a grassy spot.  Please: No bikes, skateboards, roller blades, or pets. 

1 Mile Fun Run

This race will start immediately after the 5K runners take off. The runners will run a marked path around the elementary school and back to the front of the building. 

Entry Fees and Registration

Early Registration by September 30 

Adults (5K) - $30

Children under 15 (5K) - $25


Late Register October 1 – 20 

Last day to register online is Oct 20th 

Adults (5K) - $35

Children under 15 (5K) - $30

Race Day Registration

Adults (5K) - $40

Children under 15 (5K) - $35

* Children under 12 MUST be accompanied by an adult.

** Children who are students at Broadneck Elementary school run the 5K and Fun Run for free. 

*** T shirts are not included for the Fun Run but will be available for purchase.

**** T shirts are not guaranteed for runners registering after Oct 6th. Extra T shirts will be ordered and delivered on a first come first serve to those who registrar after Oct 6th. 

***** Entry fees are non-refundable and non-transferable. 

Registration Options:

1. Register Online (Click Here)

2. Print and Mail in Registration Form to: BES PTO 5K, 470 Shore Acres Road, Arnold, MD 21012

3. Register in person at Peak at your Seat or Back to School Night

4. Register on Race Day between 6:30 am – 7:30 am

Packet Pick up

You may pick up your 5k race day packet during these times:

October 24 at Broadneck Elementary school from 5 – 7 pm

October 25 at Broadneck Elementary school from 3 - 5 pm

Day of race packet pickup is available between 6:30 am and 7:30 am at Broadneck Elementary School. 

Chip Timing

Buzzing of the Bees 5K will have timing chips attached to your bibs. All racers must wear their bib for their time to be recorded. Results will be available for viewing 10 minutes after the racer crosses the finish line. The Fun Run will not be timed or recorded. 


All entries by October 6th are guaranteed a t-shirt on race day. For registration forms received after October 6th, t-shirts will be available on a first come, first served basis at packet pickup while supplies last. 

Standard entry includes a short sleeve soft feel cotton blend t-shirt. 


Awards ceremony will be held at 9:30 am near the finish line. Awards will be given out to the top overall female and male runner. Awards will also be given out to the top 3 finishers, male and female, in each of the following age groups: under 10, 11-15, 16-20, 21-30, 31-40, 41-50, 50+. 

Team Awards

Interested in running with friends or marketing your company? Make a team and join the race. Teams of 3 or more people may sign up under a team name. Feel free to dress similar or advertise your team in anyway. The top 3 times for each time will count towards awards. Awards go to the top 3 teams. 


The school loop will be closed to vehicle traffic the day of the race. There will be some parking in the lower visitor lot. Participants are encouraged to park on Forked Creek Road. Additional parking on Shore Acres Road as needed. Please do not park in the Bay Hills Community.  Carpooling would be great as well.


Please contact Alice Frazier at

Files coming soon.

Corporate Sponsors

Thank you to ALL of our incredibly supportive and generous sponsors


David Orso Real Estate


Plumcrazy Auto Sales


Spizzico Italian Kitchen


Donnelly's Dockside Seafood, Bar & Grill

Volvo Cars Annapolis

Level Dance Project

Ledo Pizza Severna Park



RiverBay Roadhouse

Master Kwon's Taekwondo

Sandy Spring Bank

Chick-fil-A Severna Park

Philbin & Reinheimer Orthodontics

Davy Dance Academy

BSN Sports

If you are interested in becoming a corporate sponsor, please contact Brooke Long at