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Moonlight 5K presented by Brooks

  • Harford County Equestrian Center 608 North Tollgate Road Bel Air, MD, 21014 United States (map)

Early registration special! First 50 spots are only $25.00. Sign up today!


Please join us for the 2019 Moonlight 5K presented by Brooks in Bel Air. This is a popular family-friendly event which includes a finishers medal and a great after party (one free beer per registrant). Costumes and colorful clothing are encouraged!



(Increases to $30 after the first 50 people register)

TIER TWO - $30 
(increases to $35 after the first 250 people register)

(increases to $40 after the first 450 people register)

(while quantities last)

Ages 10 and under: $15 - no tiered pricing (this price will be applied at checkout for participants 10 and under)

Registration fees are non-refundable.

Click here for a printable form.

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

Race Information

Packet Pickup

Packets will be available on race day from 6:30-7:45 PM in the first pavilion on your right as you enter the Equestrian Center property.

Due to time constraints on Saturday evening, we HIGHLY ENCOURAGE you to pick up your packet Friday or Saturday.

Friday, July 12, 2019 from 4PM-7PM
Charm City Run - Baltimore Locust Point
1713 Whetstone Way
Baltimore, MD 21230

Saturday, July 13, 2019 from 11AM-2PM
Charm City Run - Bel Air
126 South Main Street, #2
Bel Air, MD 21014

Post-Race Party!

The Kona Ice Truck will be on site selling yummy treats!

With each race entry, we’re excited to offer complimentary BBQ from The Rolling Grill and a beer (21 and over only) or soda!  Present your bib ticket and i.d. after the race for your food and one domestic beer for our runners and walkers 21+. Soda and water available for participants under 21.  Spectators will be able to purchase food.  Join us for a drink and celebrate a great race!

Don't forget:  We will be checking ID's at the beer table, so please have your ID's ready before getting in line to redeem your beer coupon.


Each registrant will receive the following items:

Race Shirt - A Brooks Performance shirt that will quickly become one of your favorites! Mens and Womens sizes from small to 2XL available. Shirts are guaranteed to those who register by June 1st, and may not be available to those registering after June 1st.

Finisher Medal - All finishers will receive a custom finisher medal that will rival what marathons offer! This is one unique medal that will stand out from the rest.

Glow Sticks - Two glow sticks that can be combined into a necklace, or worn separately as bracelets. Everybody is encouraged to wear your best neon gear!


Top 3 overall male and female runners
Top 3 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+


The race will start at the Harford County Equestrian Center and travel on paved paths through the property to meet up with the gravel Ma & Pa Trail. Runners do an out-and-back trip on the trail before returning to the Equestrian Center for the finish. 


Plenty of race parking is available in the grass lots at the Equestrian Center.

Harford County Equestrian Center
608 North Tollgate Road
Bel Air, MD 21014


Want to be involved with the event but don’t feel like participating? Register to volunteer! 

Race Beneficiaries

We are pleased to announce that a portion of the proceeds from the 2019 Moonlight 5k presented by Brooks will be donated to Special Olympics of Harford County, Harford Family House and John Archer School.

Special Olympics Maryland – Harford County (SOMD-HA) provides a year-round training and competitive sports program for Harford County children and adults with intellectual disabilities and/or closely related developmental disabilities.

John Archer School is the only public special education school serving students with disabilities in Harford County. In a positive, welcoming environment, students are challenged to meet high expectations so that they can develop skills needed for independence.

Harford Family House, a non-profit organization that is the largest provider of transitional housing for homeless families with children in Harford County. They are the only organization in Harford County capable of keeping an intact family together during the crisis of homelessness.

Event Policy

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.

Inclement Weather Policy

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.

Transfer Policy

We allow transfers up to one month prior to race day. There is a $10 processing fee for transfers. The transfer processing fee is paid by the "new registrant". You may transfer by going into your profile on and choosing manage registration.