New Year's Day Resolution Run Baltimore 5K Run and 1 Mile Walk

  • Patterson Park 2638 East Baltimore Street Baltimore, MD, 21224 United States

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

Worried about those extra holiday pounds?  Looking for a way to make a difference in the community?  Make a resolution to run or walk Sunday, January 1st at the Resolution Run. The 5K run/walk is held in Patterson Park and benefits Earl’s Place – a transitional home for men who are experiencing homeless.  You can kick-start your fitness regimen for 2017 while you help give someone the key to a safe place to live and a new beginning.  



$15 for ages 12 and under

Sleepwalker (Sleep in and support a good cause!)- $30

Please click here for a printable mail-in registration form (Must be postmarked by 12/19/16).

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


Set up a team or start a fundraiser and help change a life forever.  Resolution Run 2017 Baltimore on Crowdrise .

Race Information

Packet Pick-Up


Race Day
Starting at 12:30pm
Patterson Park Pavillion No. 1 (at the top of the hill above the swimming pool)


Long-sleeved technical shirt guaranteed for the first 550 adult pre-registered participants (children's while supplies last); A warm and hearty lunch of chili and cornbread will be served during the post-race celebration in St. Elizabeth Church Hall.


Entirely in Patterson Park. Port-a-Potties will be available. The run and walk will begin and end at the Pavillion.


Register a team of 10 or more adult members and the Team Captain will receive a free entry next year (please specify who team captain is on registration form). Team registrations must be mailed in (see below for forms) by December 1, 2016. 

Directions & Parking

From downtown Baltimore, go east on Pratt Street until it ends at Patterson Park Avenue. Turn left. At the second light, turn right onto Baltimore Street. St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church is on the left at the corner of Baltimore Street and Lakewood Avenue (eight blocks east of Patterson Park Avenue).

Street parking is available.


Awards will be presented to the top three male and female finishers overall and the top three male and female finishers in each of the following age categories: 15 and under, 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69 and 70 and over and the top three male/female walkers.

Random prizes will be given at the post-race celebration.


All proceeds from this event benefit Earl's Place Transitional Housing. You are helping to change a life forever. Thanks to you, homeless men have an opportunity to rebuild their lives in a safe and supportive environment.

Special Thanks to our Sponsors

Immanuel United Church of Christ (UCC)
Chesapeake Association UCC
Scott Kreger: RBC Wealth Management
Robert Olsen and Bruce Swanson
The Beliveau Group of Keller Williams Legacy
United Evangelical UCC
Thomas Hoffman, CLU, CHFC, IAR
David Counts
Katie Mychailyszyn

Event Guidelines

Please no roller blades, skates, bikes, dogs, pets or headphones allowed on the race course. Your race number must be worn on your front and must be visible. DO NOT exchange or give your race number to another participant.

Race Results

Race results will be posted online at