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2017 BIAMD Scarecrow Classic 5k and 1 Mile Walk

  • UMBC – University of Maryland Baltimore County 1000 Hilltop Cir Baltimore, MD 21250 United States (map)

Online Registration is now closed. Registration will be available at the Packet Pick-up session listed below as well as on-site on race day morning.

The 2017 Scarecrow Classic 5k Run and 1 Mile Walk will be held on Sunday, October 8, 2017 on the University of Maryland Baltimore County campus. This event, hosted by the Brain Injury Association of Maryland (BIAMD) will rally survivors, families, friends, and supporters around the common goal of raising awareness about brain injury within the community and providing much needed funding to support the programs and initiatives of BIAMD.

Your support is very much appreciated!




No refunds or confirmation of entry.


For more information about the Scarecrow Classic or brain injury, contact Bryan Pugh at 410-448-2924.


Saturday October 7th from 11AM-2PM 

Charm City Run Columbia - 7090 Deepage Drive, Columbia, MD

Race Day
Inside the Commons Building, beginning at 7:30am


  • Commemorative long-sleeve t-shirts to all participants who register by September 18th. (Availability and sizes not guaranteed for participants who register after September 18th.)
  • Pre-race warm-up
  • Water and first aid stations
  • Time splits on 5K course
  • One-mile walk course accessible to wheelchairs and strollers
  • On-site medical care and aid
  • Pre- and post-event refreshments and snacks
  • Door prizes will be drawn through the day (must be present to win)


University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) (1000 Hilltop Circle, Baltimore, MD 21250)

Distance: 5 kilometers (3.1 miles) and 1 Mile



Awards will be presented to the top three male and female runners overall as well as in the following age groups: 15 and under, 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 and over.

Fastest Military Runner



From the north, take Interstate 95 to Route 166 (Exit 47B, Catonsville) or take Interstate 83 to the Baltimore Beltway (I-695, west) and then take Exit 12C (Wilkens Avenue, west); follow the signs to UMBC.

From the south, take Interstate 95 to Route 166 (Exit 47B, Catonsville); follow signs to UMBC.

Beneficiary & Fundraising

Brain Injury Association of Maryland's Maryland Brain Injury Resource Center

Go the extra mile and help us raise money for BIAM's Maryland Brain Injury Resource Center by creating a team and running/walking in honor or memory of someone. Gather pledges or matching funds from your employer and promote this event in your community. A BIAM fleece pullover will be awarded to the top three individuals who raise more than $500 in pledges.

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 number to another participant.