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8th Annual Fort McHenry Tunnel 5K Run/Walk to benefit Special Olympics Maryland

  • Bore 4 of the Fort McHenry Tunnel 4000 Leland Ave Baltimore, MD, 21224 United States (map)

Online Registration is now closed. Registration will be available on race day morning.

The 8th Annual Fort McHenry Tunnel 5K Walk/Run will be held on Sunday, September 18th, 2016 and registration is open! Register today to join 1,000 walkers and runners from around the region for this unique opportunity to run underwater in Baltimore's very own Fort McHenry Tunnel. The Tunnel Run is presented by the Maryland Transportation Authority and the Maryland Transportation Authority Police with all proceeds benefiting Special Olympics Maryland. 



Please click here for a printable mail-in registration form. 

There are no refunds of entry given or transfers of entry permitted for this event.


Schedule of Events

Race Day Packet Pick Up and Registration: 8:00am-9:00am

Run/Walk: 9:00am

Packet Pick - Up

On site Registration & Packet Pick-Up    
Sunday, September 18th from 8AM - 9AM


All participants will receive a short-sleeved Dri-Wick T-Shirt and complementary post-race refreshments!


Plenty of free parking is available onsite. MDTA Police will be onsite to direct traffic. 4000 Leland Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21224


Age Group Awards to the top three male & females overall and in the following age groups: 15 & under, 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, and 70+.


Interested in volunteering? More information can be found here.

Event Guidelines

The race course is closed to bikes, animals & skaters. Strollers are allowed but are subject to search and participants with strollers should start toward the back.

Beneficiary: Special Olympics Maryland

The mission of Special Olympics is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for citizens with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.

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