Believe in Tomorrow's Port To Fort 6K

  • Coke Field 1101 East Fort Avenue Baltimore, MD, 21230 United States

On April 22, 2017, run one of the only races that is granted access to historic Fort McHenry, which offers spectacular views of Baltimore’s harbor. Join us in fundraising and become a member of the Believe Battalion in support of critically ill children and their families..

Twenty years ago, Believe In Tomorrow Children’s Foundation and Home Depot partnered to create the Port to Fort 6k Race. What started as a grassroots effort to raise funds and awareness for Believe In Tomorrow has grown into an event that draws thousands of participants, including individuals, families, community groups, and members of the U.S. Armed Services, all running in support of a great cause!


Entry Fees

$35 - per runner (increases to $40 on race day)

$15 - Children under 10 years old

$40 - Virtual Runner - If you can't make it to the event, but would like to participate at home and receive a Port to Fort t-shirt. (Includes shipping and handling of t-shirt)

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


Race Information

For questions and information regarding Port to Fort 6K 2017, please contact Elaine Morgan at 410-744-1042 or send an email to emorgan@believeintomorrow.org.


Packet Pick-Up

Join us at The Greene Turtle in McHenry Row to pick up your race packet and stay for drinks or dinner with family and friends!

The Green Turtle in McHenry Row
1606 Whetstone Way
Baltimore, MD 21230

Thursday, April 20th: 2pm - 7pm

Friday, April 21st: 2pm - 7pm

**Anyone registering after 8:00 am on Tuesday, April 18 will NOT be able to pick up their shirt, bib number and timing chip at packet pickup, but rather at the registration tables on Saturday.

*Anyone wishing to register for Port to Fort may do so at packet pickup or on race day, beginning
at 7:00 a.m.


AWARDS

There are multiple opportunities to win awards at this year's Port to Fort 6k Race to fuel your competitive spirit! More information to come!


Amenities

All pre-registered runners are guaranteed a premium race shirt and timing chip. Chip timing will be provided by Charm City Run Events. We cannot guarantee shirt size/availability for race day registrants.


Volunteers

It takes an army of over 100 volunteers to make the Port to Fort 6k Race possible. We are deeply grateful for all those who volunteer their time and talents to make our events possible! See below for some examples of volunteer areas:

Setup and clean up
Water Stops
Cheer team - cheer on the runners along the race course
Registration Tables
Finish Line
Food Stations

Contact Jackie Selway at jselway@believeintomorrow.org or call 410.614.2560 for more information on how you can volunteer.


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.


BENEFICIARY

Believe In Tomorrow National Children’s Foundation

Your presence, participation and support help us continue to provide accommodations, comfort and exceptional service to families with critically-ill children. Widely-recognized as a world leader in pediatric hospital and respite housing, Believe In Tomorrow developed the first pediatric respite facilities in the United States more than 25 years ago. Two of the foundation's respite properties -- Believe In Tomorrow House on the Bay in Ocean City, Md. and Believe In Tomorrow House at Pinnacle Falls in the scenic mountains of Asheville, N.C. -- prioritize military families with critically-ill children.
Believe In Tomorrow National Children's Foundation is the exclusive provider of hospital housing for the Johns Hopkins Children’s Center.


EVENT SPONSORS

Don't miss this opportunity to promote your brand and expand your market! Interested sponsors can review the sponsorship levels below for details about which level may be most appropriate. To sign on as a 2017 sponsor, please contact us at events@believeintomorrow.org or call (410) 744-1032 to see how your company can build better business opportunities in the local community!