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Charm City Beer Run 5K

  • Inner Harbour Baltimore Waterfront Promenade Baltimore, MD, 21230 United States (map)

Join us on Saturday, September 17th, at Rash Field in the Inner Harbor as we get our exercise in CHARM CITY style. I mean really… what better way to start your day than with a good run and a few beers! The Charm City Beer Run offers two options: The 5K For runners and the BEER MILE for drinkers… plus a whole lot of fun. The races will start and end in Baltimore’s beautiful INNER HARBOR. As you finish your race you will find yourself immersed in the Beer Garden. Join us today – entries are limited!

Featuring Heavy Seas Beer!


Registration Fee: $60 On-Site / $49 Advance

Includes entry into the race, souvenir t-shirt and after party beer garden which includes fun games and live music. 

Online registration will close at midnight on Tuesday, September 12, 2017 or when race capacity has been met. Only 2,000 runners will be able to register!

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



9:00AM – Registration Opens

10:30AM – 5K Run Start

10:35AM – Beer Mile Start

10:45AM – Beer Garden Opens

10:30am Great DJ’s and Your Favorite Bands

11:00AM -  The Beer Games Begin

2:30PM –Run and Game Awards

3:01PM – Home For a Nap (Last call 2:40)


Friday Sepember 15th
Charm City Run at McHenry Row (time TBA)
1713 Whetstone Way
Baltimore, MD

Race Day Packet Pick-up

Saturday September 16th at 9am at Rash Field.

NOTE: If you wish for someone else to pick up your packet for you, they must present a written note of permission from you.


Directions to Rash Field, Baltimore is conveniently located next to the Maryland Science Center at Baltimore's Inner Harbor in downtown Baltimore. West Shore Park is accessible from I-95 and I-295 from the south, I-95 and I-83 from the north, and I-70 to the west. Light rail and MARC Trains stop at Camden Yards, only five blocks away from West Shore Park.

From the NORTH:

I-95 South to Baltimore. Once you pass through the Fort McHenry Toll Facility, go through the far right tube of the tunnel, and stay in right lane. Once you emerge from the tunnel, the Key Highway exit (#55) is immediately on the right. Take the exit and move to the right lane. Make a right at the traffic light onto Key Highway. Follow Key Highway to Light Street and turn right. Rash Field will be on your right.

From the SOUTH:

I-95 North to Baltimore. Follow the sign to Downtown Baltimore. Take the exit to I-395. Follow the signs to the Inner Harbor downtown area. Turn right onto Conway Street. Follow Conway Street to Light Street. West Shore Park will be straight ahead next to the Visitor Center.


Cash awards to the top two men and women in the 5k division. Awards to the best costumes. Awards to the BEER GAME champions. "NO CHIP, NO TIME, NO AWARD"


Male sizing (S, M, L, XL, XXL) and female sizing (XS, S, M, L, XL, XXL). Please specify on your registration whether you would like a men's or women's shirt. SHIRTS ONLY GUARENTEED FOR THE FIRST 1500 RUNNERS WHO REGISTER.


Will receive a t-shirt and entry to the post-race party. Volunteers should check in on race day at Rash Field – Inner Harbor! To volunteer please email 


Music, Beer Games and awards will be hosted by the Charm City Beer Run at Rash Field – Inner Harbor, Baltimore, MD. All runners 21 & Over WILL need proper identification to redeem their beers in the Beer Garden after the finish line.


Strollers are permitted on the course, however we ask that for safety reasons you line up at the back of the pack. NO DOGS ALLOWED. Your race number must be worn on your front and must be visible. DO NOT exchange or give your race number to another participant. A water station will be available mid-course and at the finish line.


If you are interested in sponsoring The Charm City Beer Run, please contact Sarah Linzey at  


The Spirit of Hope Children’s Foundation is a non-profit 501c3 organization formed and operated for the purpose of providing supper and promoting education for children and adults with a mental and physical disability.

Earlier Event: September 17
Girls on the Run Day at Columbia