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6th 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 session as well as on race day morning.

Keep Punching, is a 100% volunteered-based organization that supports patients, healthcare providers, and researchers in their fight to prevent and eradicate brain cancer and minimize treatment-related side effects that many impact function and comfort. Funds raised assist brain cancer patients and families; providers who are pursuing integrative approaches to healing; and researchers who are investigating 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 14th
$30 ($16 ages 18 & under) from April 15th to May 18th
$32 ($18 ages 18 & under) on Race Day

1 Mile Walk Registration:
$15 until April 14th
$18 from April 15th 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.

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

Click here for a printable form.


There are no refunds of entry given for this event.



Saturday, May 18th from 3PM-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 run through the campus and surrounding areas 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.



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 12 (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 12th 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.



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.