La Milla de Mayo (The May Mile) is the perfect one-mile run/walk for those new to running or wanting to improve their mile in the fun, block party atmosphere of Olde Towne, Gaithersburg. Participants are invited to celebrate the completion of the race with music, food, Salsa dancing, and fun family festivities. Runners of all ages and levels are eligible to register for this event. Free Kids Fun Runs kick off the race.
La Milla De Mayo is an official USA Track & Field (USATF) certified race course. USATF is the National Governing Body for track & field, long-distance running and race walking in the United States. It encompasses the world's oldest organized sports, the most-watched events of Olympic broadcasts, the No. 1 high school and junior high school participatory sport, and more than 30 million adult runners in the United States.
The race is presented by the City in partnership with the Montgomery County Road Runners Club. Through corporate sponsorships & donations, proceeds benefit the City’s Dolores C. Swoyer Camp Scholarship Fund, which provides summer camp registration fees for qualified youth.