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New Year's Day Resolution Run Baltimore 5K Run and 1 Mile Walk

  • Patterson Park 2638 East Baltimore Street Baltimore, MD, 21224 United States (map)



Worried about those extra holiday pounds?  Looking for a way to make a difference in the community?  Make a resolution to run or walk Tuesday, January 1st at the Resolution Run. The 5K run/walk is held in Patterson Park and benefits Earl’s Place – a transitional home for men who are experiencing homeless.  You can kick-start your fitness regimen for 2019 while you help give someone the key to a safe place to live and a new beginning.

New this year: The New Year's Day Resolution Run will be chip timed.


$30 prior to 12/17/18
$35 after 12/17/18
$15 for ages 12 and under (this discount will be applied at checkout)
$15 Kids Fun Run (8 and under)

$30 Sleepwalker (I'm sleeping in, but I want to support a good cause and get a shirt!) 

Please click here for a printable mail-in registration form.

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


Set up a team or start a fundraiser and help change a life forever. You will be prompted to fundraise  during the registration process. To go directly to the fundraising site please click here. (Fundraising coming soon!)

Race Information

Packet Pick-Up and On-site registration

Wednesday, December 26th from 11AM-6PM
Charm City Run - Timonium
2045 York Road, Timonium, MD 21093

Thursday, December 27th from 11AM-6PM
Earl's Place
1400 East Lombard Street, Baltimore, MD 21231

Friday, December 28th from 11AM-6PM
Charm City Run - Baltimore
1713 Whetstone Way, Baltimore, MD 21230

Race Day 
St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church Social Hall (basement) starting at 12:30 p.m.


Long-sleeved technical shirt guaranteed for the first 550 adult pre-registered participants (children's while supplies last); A warm and hearty lunch of chili and cornbread will be served during the post-race celebration in St. Elizabeth Church Hall. This year the race will be chip timed.


Course is entirely in Patterson Park. Port-a-Potties will be available. The run and walk will begin and end at the Pavillion.

Again this year - Teams!!!!

Register a team of 10 or more adult members and the Team Captain will receive a free entry next year (please specify who team captain is on registration form). Team registrations must be mailed in (see below for forms) by December 1, 2018.

Directions & Parking

From downtown Baltimore, go east on Pratt Street until it ends at Patterson Park Avenue. Turn left. At the second light, turn right onto Baltimore Street. St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church is on the left at the corner of Baltimore Street and Lakewood Avenue (eight blocks east of Patterson Park Avenue).

Street parking is available.


Awards will be presented as follows: Top three male and female finishers overall and the top three male and female finishers in each of the following age categories: 15 and under, 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69 and 70 and over and the top three male/female walkers.

Random prizes will be given at the post-race celebration.

Weather & Event Cancellation

Please review the Charm City Run Weather and Event Cancellation policy here prior to registering for this event. If you have any questions about the policy please email us at prior to registering.


All proceeds from this event benefit Earl's Place Transitional Housing. You are helping to change a life forever. Thanks to you, homeless men have an opportunity to rebuild their lives in a safe and supportive environment.

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.

Race Results

Race results will be posted online at

Earlier Event: December 31
New Year's Eve Run!