21st Annual MCVET 5K/10K Walk or Run

  • War Memorial Plaza Lexington and Fayette Street Baltimore, MD

On May 29th 2016, MCVET will hold our 21st Annual 5K/10K race.  Our legacy and tradition has inspired hope and prosperity for thousands of homeless veterans and their families.

With your support our 21st Annual Race will continue this legacy and continue to be a beacon of hope to homeless veterans and other veterans in need.  Our Event raises support and awareness for our program.

All proceeds benefit the Maryland Center for Veterans Education and Training, Inc.
      
The mission of MCVET is to provide homeless veterans and other veterans in need with comprehensive services that will enable them to rejoin their communities as productive citizens.

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


ENTRY FEES

5K: $30 ($35 on race day)

10K: $35 ($40 on race day)

This fee is not tax deductible. There are no refunds of entry given or transfers of entry permitted for this event.

For a printable registration form, please click here.

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


EVENT INFORMATION

Questions? Please contact Kelly Dees at kelly@charmcityrun.com.


PACKET PICK-UP


Saturday, May 28, 2016 from 10AM-4PM
Feet First Sports
6420 Freetown Road
Columbia, MD 21044
 

Race day beginning at 6am at the Lexington St. entrance of the War Memorial Building.


AMENITIES

  • Race t-shirt
  • Post-race party with refreshments, music, entertainment and a silent auction
  • Awards ceremony (cash awards, age group awards, medals and trophies)

COURSES & Timing

The MCVET 5K/10K races are open, amateur races beginning and ending at the War Memorial Building near City Hall in Baltimore, Md. Both flat and relatively fast courses overlook the skyline of Baltimore’s Inner Harbor. 

Courses are USAT&F-certified and sanctioned. This is an IPICO Sport Tag Chip Timing race provided by Charm City Run Events. Chips will be issued on race day. You cannot use a Champion Chip.

10K Course

The 10K Course starts 4.5 feet east of crosswalk at Holliday Street on Lexington Street, making a right turn onto Fayette Street, left turn onto St. Paul Street which becomes Light Street, left turn onto Key Highway, right turn onto Lawrence Street and a left turn onto Fort Avenue until the turnaround located 150 feet before Fort McHenry. Follow Fort Avenue back to right turn onto Woodall Street and a left onto Key Highway back to a right turn onto Light Street leading north past the Inner Harbor where it becomes Calvert Street (at Pratt Street), continuing on Calvert Street and turn right onto Lexington Street and following Lexington Street to the FINISH (83 feet before Gay Street).

5K Course

The 5K Course is identical to the 10K, with a turnaround at Pier Side/Cross Street and return to the War Memorial Building.


Awards

Cash awards:

Top three men and women runners: $125.00, $75.00 and $50.00.

Top male and female masters:  $50.00 each

Age Group Awards: 

5K - 10 & under, 11-15, 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 & over

10K - 15 & under, 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 & over


BENEFICIARY

The mission of MCVET is to provide homeless veterans and other veterans in need with comprehensive services that will enable them to rejoin their communities as productive citizens.


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.