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5th Annual Keep Punching 5k Run, 1 Mile Walk & Kids Races

  • Goucher College 1021 Dulaney Valley Road Towson, MD 21204 (map)

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

Date: Sunday, May 20, 2018
Location: Goucher College in Towson, MD
Time: Opening Ceremony @ 8:00 AM, 5k @ 8:30 AM
Race Limit: 600 registrants

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Keep Punching strives to support patients, health-care providers, and researchers in their fight to prevent and eradicate brain cancer and minimize treatment-related side effects that may adversely impact function and comfort. All proceeds assist patients, families, and clinicians who wish to pursue integrative approaches to healing and researchers investigating both traditional and complementary cancer-related therapies. More information on Keep Punching can be found at the official website,


5K Registration:
$25 ($14 ages 18 & under) until April 15th
$28 ($16 ages 18 & under) from April 16th to May 18th
$30 ($18 ages 18 & under) on Race Day

1 Mile Walk Registration:
$15 until April 15th
$18 from April 16th to May 18th
$20 on Race Day

Kids Activities:
$10 Kids 3 & up
FREE for kids under 3

Virtual option: Can't make it on race day? Sign up for $15 - support a great cause and receive a race shirt.

Please click here for a printable mail in registration form.


Fundraising: You will be prompted to fundraise after the registration process. Please help us out further by choosing to do so. 

Please click here to go directly to the fundraising page!

There are no refunds of entry given for this event.

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Friday, May 18th from 4PM-6PM
Green Turtle Towson
408 York Road
Towson, MD

Saturday, May 19th from 4PM-6PM
Charm City Run Timonium
2045 York Road
Timonium, MD 21093

Race Day:

Onsite starting at 7:00 AM


The 5k race will start from the Goucher College Track Complex and complete two loops of the campus before finishing back on the track. The 1 mile walk will stay on the track, where participants can enjoy music and a festival atmosphere. Strollers are welcome for the 5k and 1 mile walk – for safety reasons all strollers must start in the back. Kids races/activities will take place on the field inside the track.

Please click here to view course map.




Top 3 overall male and female runners
Top male and female runners in each of the following age groups: 12 & Under, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, and 70+

Team Awards:

You are encouraged to create a team name, so have fun and be creative while supporting a great cause. In the spirit of friendly competition, 1st and 2nd place Team Awards will be given in the following categories:

Top Fundraiser
Largest Team Award

Help us reach our fund-raising goal of $30,000!



Tech t-shirts will be guaranteed to all 5k participants who register by May 11 (sizes and availability not guaranteed to those registering after May 11). All 5k runners will be chip timed! Participants signing up for the 1 mile walk or kids activities will receive cotton race shirts, and must register by May 9th to be guaranteed their requested size. Course marshals will guide runners at all turns, and water will be available on the course and at the finish.


We would like to thank our Corporate Sponsors: