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Posted on: July 17, 2018

DARCARS Twilight Runfest to be Held Saturday Evening


Road Closures Will Impact Area Traffic

The Darcars Twilight Runfest, presented by the Rockville Rotary Foundation and the City of Rockville, celebrates its 33rd year by returning to Rockville! The 8-kilometer road race and 1-mile family fun run will be held Saturday, July 21.

The pre-race festival will begin in downtown Rockville at 6:30 p.m. Planned activities — weather permitting — include a live band, beer, community booths and vendors. The fun run will begin at 7:45 p.m.; the 8K will start at 8:15 p.m.

Beginning at noon, the following roads will be closed:

  • South and North Washington Street, from East Jefferson Street to West Middle Lane.
  • West Montgomery Avenue (eastbound only towards Courthouse Square, from North Washington to Adams streets).

At 7:30 p.m., North Washington Street and Beall Avenue will close for the family fun run. At 7:45 p.m., all other streets on the course will close.

For this week and race-day registration, the fee is $45. The 1-mile fun run is $10 per individual, $30 per family. Registration is open at

For more information on the Twilight Runfest, visit or find it on Facebook.

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Marylou Berg
Director of Communication

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