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Charm City Crab Run 5K

  • Harbor Point Central Plaza 1310 Point Street Baltimore, MD, 21231 United States (map)

Join us on Saturday, June 22nd, at Harbor Point Central Plaza - Inner Harbor as we celebrate summer in CRAB-TASTIC style.  As you finish your race you will find yourself immersed in the largest Crab, Wine & Beer Festival in Charm City with over 60 beers and wine to choose from along with food trucks, arts & crafts, and enjoy the sounds of live music on the Main Stage.  If you like to eat crabs you can purchase them ala carte or select the VIP – all you care to eat option. 

Teams are encouraged to dress up – there will be a costume contest.  All runners are welcome to stay at the festival through the first session (11am – 3pm).  Get Crackin’ and Get Runnin’ cause this will be the CRABBIEST part of your Summer.  Sign up today – space is limited. 


Running Participant Regular Session: $55

Includes: Entry into the race, a souvenir mug, unlimited tastes of the beer and wine on-site. Any food will be purchased ALA CARTE. *Ticket purchasers cannot enter the VIP Crab & Beer Tents, but some limited seating is available first come, first serve.

Running Participant Regular Session 1 VIP Crab & Beer: $115

Includes:Entry into the race, a souvenir mug and mallet, unlimited tastes of the beer and wine on-site. This includes ALL YOU CARE TO TASTE Crabs, Corn on the Cob, Cole Slaw and Potato Chips. *Ticket purchasers are GUARANTEED communal seating under our large tent. at the Crab, Wine & Beer Festival and live music!

Shirts & Shirt Sizes only guaranteed if you register prior to May 19th!

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


Packet Pick-Ups

Friday, June 21st  from 3:30pm-7:30pm
Charm City Run at McHenry Row

Race Day: 8am
Event Entrance Harbor Point Central Plaza.

NOTE: If you wish for someone else to pick up your packet for you, they must present a written note of permission from you. Runners will be able to register on-site for the race starting at 8am on June 22nd. Registration will be limited and shirt sizes will be first come - first serve.


Harbor Point Central Plaza Located at the heart of Harbor Point, the Central Plaza is a primary hub of activity for the bustling neighborhood that continues to grow around it. Approximately 1.5 acres total, the Central Plaza sits adjacent to the Exelon Building and serves as an activated event space and open air park for employees, residents, and all of Baltimore to enjoy. The Central Plaza offers spectacular waterfront views of the Inner Harbor.

Address: 1310 Point Street Baltimore, MD 21202


Cash awards to the top two men and women in the 5K division. Costume awards will be also awarded.



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


Live music and awards will be hosted by the Chesapeake Wine Crab & Beer Festival on the main stage at Harbor Point Central Plaza. All runners 21 & Over WILL need proper identification to redeem their souvenir mug 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 Wine Run 5K, please contact


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.