It’s time to lace up your running shoes and pave the way to hope and freedom for children in Maryland! Join us for a 5k/10k Run or Family Fun Walk (1.6 miles) to raise awareness about human trafficking and fundraise for Araminta Freedom Initiative’s mission to end it. Gather your friends, family and colleagues to participate in this fun and family friendly event that demonstrates our whole community standing together against child trafficking.
Content at the event will be appropriate for all ages, and we invite those wanting to learn more about the subject matter to attend an AWAKEN: Introduction to Human Trafficking event held throughout the year. (aramintafreedom.org/training)
$30 (for first 100 registrants for 5k or 10k combined); $35 thereafter
$40 (for first 100 registrants for 5k or 10k combined); $45 thereafter
Family Fun Walk (1.6 Miles):
$15 through 5/2/19; $20 thereafter
Children 2 and younger: Free (discount will be applied at check-out)
Children 3-5 years old: $5 (discount will be applied at check-out)
Race T-shirt (a la carte): $10
*Children’s ages are considered as of race day, May 11, 2019.
** Registrations for 5K and 10K include a Race Against Traffick cotton t-shirt, with option to upgrade to a sports performance tech tee for $7
***T-shirts are not included in the children and family fun walk fees. They can be purchased separately in youth or adult sizes
Online registration closes at 11:59PM on Thursday, May 9th. Walk-up registration is available at the Packet Pick-up Session list below as well as on-site on the morning of the race. The last day to register for a guaranteed t-shirt size is May 1st by 3 pm.
There are no refunds or transfers of entry given for this event.
Friday, May 10th from 2PM-7PM
Charm City Run - Timonium
2045 York Road
Timonium, MD 21093
Packet Pick-up on Race Day: Saturday, May 11th, 6:30 – 7:45 am
Location: Between the Lakeside Pavilion and Swann Pavilion, on Grove Road, inside Druid Hill Park, Baltimore 21217
Through Druid Hill Park:
Please click below for 5K course map:
Please click below for 10K course map:
*Note: courses are subject to change.
This race is managed by Charm City Run Events.
Medals will be given to the 1st, 2nd & 3rd place male and female finishers of the 10k & 5K in the following categories: 13 & Under, 14-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, and 60+
Medals will be given to the 1st, 2nd & 3rd place male and female for the Family Fun Walk: 12 & Under
PARKING will be available along Swann Drive, Mansion House Drive, East Drive and Shop Road. Please DO NOT park on Red Road or Grove Road. It will be easiest to find the race and park if you enter through Swann Drive!
Please look for the parking attendants who will be ready to help you find a spot. Once you enter the park, allow 20-25 minutes for parking, as it can be a substantial walk from some parking areas to get to the Pavilions.
All participants 3 years and above will receive a race bag with promotional items from sponsors. Registrations for the 5K or 10K include a Race Against Traffick cotton t-shirt, with the option to upgrade to a sports performance tech tee for an additional $7. Children 5 & under and Fun Walk participants have the option of purchasing a cotton t-shirt for $10.
The 5K and the 10K will be chip timed.
Araminta Freedom Initiative - To awaken, equip, and mobilize the Church and community in Maryland to end human trafficking through education, prevention strategies, and restorative survivor services.
A portion of the proceeds will be gifted to Justice Ventures International to support their efforts to end human trafficking across the globe.
Race Against Traffick is a fundraiser for Araminta Freedom Initiative, a nonprofit dedicated to ending child trafficking in Maryland. (To make a donation or create a fundraising page please click the links below. Otherwise, you will be directed there after you complete your registration.)
Partner with us today by giving a one-time or monthly gift, or becoming a Race Sponsor. Download the Race Sponsor Form here.
To create a fundraiser for yourself, your team, or organization: Click Here
Please note: If creating a personal fundraiser to contribute to your team’s overall goal, please include the name of your team in the title of your peer-to-peer giving page (i.e. “Suzie Jones – Team Araminta”) If creating a team or group fundraiser (i.e. “Grace Church Runners” Fundraiser), please create an account with only the name of the team or organization and choose one member to manage the page’s admin.
For Team Champion questions, contact Tim Reed, firstname.lastname@example.org
For all other donation and fundraising inquiries, contact Stephanie Stephens, email@example.com
Strollers are welcome, but please leave your pets, bikes, roller blades and skateboards at home. Also, please keep checking the website as we will post any changes that may occur on it.