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23rd Annual MCVET 5K/10K Runs/Walk

  • War Memorial Plaza 101 North Gay Street Baltimore, MD, 21202 United States (map)

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

On June 10th 2018, MCVET will hold our 23rd Annual 5K/10K Races/Walk.  Our legacy and tradition has inspired hope and prosperity for thousands of homeless veterans and their families.

With your support our 23rd 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.


5K START TIME: 7:30 AM

10K START TIME: 8:30 AM

ENTRY FEES

5K: $35 ($40 on race day)

10K: $40 ($45 on race day)

Take on a challenge: Participants are encouraged to Register for and Run both races!!

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

Please register online! To request paper application(s), contact MCVET’s Race Director, Mr. Laurie Fragier at lfragier@mcvet.org or call (410)576-9626 extension 233.

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


EVENT INFORMATION

Questions? Please contact our events team at events@charmcityrun.com.

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PACKET PICK-UP

Tuesday, June 5th, 2018 from 12PM-6PM
Charm City Run Columbia
7090 Deepage Drive
Columbia, MD 21045
 
Wednesday, June 6th, 2018 from 12PM-6PM
Falls Road Running Store
6247 Falls Rd
Baltimore, MD 21209
 
Thursday, June 7th, 2018 from 12PM -6PM
Fleet Feet,
1852 Reisterstown Rd #104
Pikesville, MD 21208
 
Friday, June 8th, 2018 from 12PM-6PM
Road Runners Sports,
6630 Marie Curie Dr. C
Elkridge, MD 21075
 
Saturday, June 9th, 2018 from 12PM-6PM
Charm City Run – Timonium
2045 York Rd
Timonium, MD 21093

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


AMENITIES

  • Commemorative Race t-shirt
  • Post-race party with refreshments, music, entertainment and a silent auction
  • Awards ceremony (cash awards, age group awards, medals and trophies)
  • Water on the course
  • Random drawing for prizes
  • Names of all finishers posted

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 a Chip Timing race provided by Charm City Run Events.

10K Course

The 10K Course starts on Lexington Street between Holliday St. and N. Gay St, making a right turn onto N Frederick St, Right 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 Lawrence 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.

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.