ROAR for Kids
Saturday, April 30, 2022
8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. 
Oregon Ridge Park

Lions ROAR, elephants ROAR, tigers ROAR… and you, too, can ROAR for Kids with Kennedy Krieger! Join us on Saturday, April 30, 2022 at Kennedy Krieger Institute’s  ROAR for Kids, a 5K run and low-mileage walk for individuals of all ages. We are so excited to be back at Oregon Ridge this year, we hope we will see you there!  All proceeds from the event will support research and programs to help kids at the Kennedy Krieger Institute. 

Pre-Registration for On-Site Activities has now closed!

To register, please come to Packet Pick-Up on Friday, April 29th from 3:00-6:00PM at Charm City Run in Timonium or arrive to Oregon Ridge early on Saturday, April 30th to allow time to register on-site, registration opens at 6:30AM.

Important Information

  • The event will be held at Oregon Ridge Park 13401 Beaver Dam Rd, Cockeysville, MD 21030.
  • Packet Pick-up will be on Friday, April 29th from 3:00-6:00PM at Charm City Run in Timonium.  Featuring an exclusive surprise special giveaway!  That will ONLY be given at packet pick-up!
  • Late/Onsite Registration will reopen on Friday, April 29th during packet pick-up at Charm City Run and Saturday morning at Oregon Ridge.
  • Fundraising for the Cara Becker Fundraising Award and the School Spirit Award in Partnership with WJZ will both end Friday, April 29th at noon.

PLEASE NOTE: Beaver Dam Roads will be closed from 7:45 to 9:15 a.m. This means that there will be no access TO or FROM Oregon Ridge Park during this time. Please plan accordingly.


How do I participate?

  • Run or Walk. Register for the chip-timed 5K run or for the low-mileage fun walk to enjoy the scenery, then enjoy the festival afterwards.  Receive an event t-shirt and a personal webpage to fundraise for our kids.
  • ROAR Together. Click here to learn all the ways your company or corporation can get involved in ROAR for Kids! Have a student group that would like to participate? Check out our Student Discount Flyer here!
  • Cheer & Play. Register as a spectator if you don’t want to run or walk but still want to cheer on a runner or play at our jungle-themed Family Festival. You will have a personal fundraising page to support Kennedy Krieger too. Shirts are not included in this registration type, but can be purchased for an additional fee during registration.
  • ROAR Virtually. Register as a virtual participant if you will not be able to join us in person on event day. Virtual participants will recieve an event t-shirt which can be picked up at Packet Pick-Up, at an alternate pick-up date (date TBD) or will be mailed out after the event.



Please note: As a result of the COVID-19 outbreak and to keep our community safe, ROAR for Kids 2022 will be in person and outside (COVID-19 pre-cautions are subject to change). All Volunteers will be required to be masked and vaccinated while working the event.