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The 5th Annual 5K for the Arts

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BMHS Fine Arts Faculty/Staff & BMHS Admin


Thank you to all who came out for the 5th Annual 5K for the Arts! What a day! We had a blast celebrating and fundraising for the Fine Arts Department.

We look forward to our many upcoming Fine Arts productions, performances, Guest Artist series, and Concerts. Please see our Fine Arts Calendar of Events!

Stay tuned for information about the 2019 5K for the Arts. 

General Registration

Family, Alumni, BMHS Faculty/Staff, and current BMHS students not enrolled in the Fine Arts, click on the button below to register to run/walk in the 5K for the Arts to support the Fine Arts at McNamara!

Register to run

Registration is CLOSED.

Individual Fine Arts Student Sponsorship

To sponsor an Individual Fine Arts student participating in the 5K for the Arts, click the button below:

Sponsor a student

Sponsor Portal CLOSED.

Fine Arts Student Registration

For current Fine Arts Students who will run/walk this event to raise funds for the performing arts, click here
(Note: Students must use email address to register):

fine arts student registration 

Registration is CLOSED.


The 6th Annual 5K for the Arts, October 2019

WHO: Hosted by BMHS Fine Arts Department. Open to all BMHS students, current BMHS Parents, immediate family members, BMHS Faculty & Staff, and BMHS/LRHS Alumni.

WHEN: TBA Check-in begins at 8:00 AM; Race begins at 9:00 AM

WHERE: Watkins Regional Park, Upper Marlboro, MD

Registration Fee: $40.00 - Current BMHS Students receive 50% discount. Current BMHS Faculty & Staff receive a 25% discount. 

ALL participants must register in advance online.

Questions? Send any questions to Michele Vicino-Coleman, Fine Arts Coordinator & FADE Adviser, at

Thank Yous


A huge thank you to this year's Corporate and Local Business Sponsors. This event could not happen without your generous support:

Our 2018 Sponsors
JMA Solutions, Washington, DC
CCIS, Butler, PA
JLAN Solutions, Washington, DC
Baltimore Brass, Catonsville, MD
Gailes Violin, College Park, MD
Crown Trophy, Waldorf, MD
Loyola Retreat House, Faulkner, MD
Starbucks, Forestville, MD
Sandy Herndon, BMHS Staff
Wegman's, Lanham, MD
5 Guys, Clinton, MD


We want to congratulate the winners of the 2018 race:

Fastest Boy Runners

Shawn Pelote - 18:50

RJ Elivert - 18:53

Jeremiah Awoseye - 20:41

Fastest Girl Runners

Princess Awoseye - 27:33

Lexi Murray - 29:05

Sadia Bangura - 29:38

Fastest Adult Male

David Gallerizzo - 19:50

AB Broome - 24:45

Justin McClain - 27:01

Fastest Adult Female

Abigail Greer - 23:57

Karla Robertson - 31:23

Bella Garner - 36:16

Top Fundraisers:

Shawn Pelote → $2,746.00

Andres-Benjamin Tinio → $1,750.00

David Perez → $1,241.00

J’Ta Freeman → $1,160.00

Eric Wilson → $960.00

Grace Philemon → $865.00

Leah Somerville → $850.99

Aminah Cole → $817.00

Sania Hanks → $765.00

Makayla Arthur → $745.00


Congratulations to all students, winners, and fundraisers!

Enjoy the video and slideshow below from 2017:

The event has been captured in a picture slideshow and YouTube video. Enjoy.

Bishop McNamara High School
6800 Marlboro Pike, Forestville, MD 20747
Phone: 301.735.8401
Fax: 301.735.0934


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