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Mercy Run to Remember 5k/11k Presented by Brooks

  • 911 Memorial in front of the World Trade Center 401 E Pratt St Baltimore, MD, 21202 United States (map)

PLEASE NOTE: Due to an event scheduled at Fort McHenry we have changed the race date to Sunday, Sept 8th

Join us for an amazing race honoring the extraordinary heroism, commitment and sacrifice of the victims, survivors and rescuers of the events of 9/11. This race begins in front of the 9/11 Memorial of Maryland at the World Trade Center on Pratt Street and finishes in the scenic Federal Hill Park! The Baltimore City Police Foundation and the Baltimore City Fire Foundation are the beneficiaries of this event, assisting those families that have lost a loved one in the line of duty!


$35 (11K) $25 (5K) through March 31st, 2019

$40 (11K) $30 (5K) through May 31st, 2019

$45 (11K) $35 (5K) through August 15th, 2019

$50 (11K) $40 (5K) through September 3rd, 2019

$55 (11K) $45 (5K) through September 8th, 2019

$5 discount for all law enforcement and fire agency employees, or active or retired military - this is applied at checkout

Click here for a printable mail in registration form.

There are no refunds of entry given for this event.



Wednesday, September 4th from 11AM-1PM
Charm City Run - Annapolis
1910 Towne Centre Blvd #120
Annapolis, MD 21401

Wednesday, September 4th from 4PM-7PM
Charm City Run - Columbia
7090 Deepage Drive
Columbia, MD 21045

Thursday, September 5th from 2PM-7PM
Charm City Run - Bel Air
126 South Main Street #2
Bel Air, MD 21014

Friday, September 6th from 9AM-12PM
Charm City Run - Fells Point
1500 Thames Street
Baltimore, MD 21231

Friday, September 6th from 2PM-7PM
Charm City Run - Baltimore Locust Point
1713 Whetstone Way
Baltimore, MD 21230

Saturday, September 7th from 9AM-2PM
Charm City Run - Timonium
2045 York Road #2
Timonium, MD 21093

If you wish for someone else to pick up your packet for you, they must present a written note of permission from you.

Race Day beginning at 7 a.m. in front of the World Trade Center (in the grass area next to the 9/11 Memorial) on Pratt Street.

5K Course

Will start in front of the 9/11 Memorial of Maryland at the World Trade Center on Pratt Street. 

Please click here for a course map.

11K Course

The 2019 11K will start and finish in the same location as the 5K and will be taking a scenic trip through Fort McHenry.

Please click here for course map.


Directions and Parking

From the North: Take I-83 south to the end at Fayette St., turn right and look for parking in the area. To get to the Rash Field area, continue on Fayette St. to St. Paul St. Turn left on to St. Paul St. and follow to Key Hwy. Turn left and look for parking.
From the South: Take 295 or I-395 into the city to Pratt St. Take Pratt to Light or Pratt to Gay St. to get to start area.

Parking available in the morning at garages near the start or the end. You may park near the start or finish and take a short walk to either.
Fayette St. will be closed to traffic between President and Holiday Streets beginning at approximately 7:30 a.m. Traffic on Gay St. (crossing over Fayette Street) will be let through.


  • Technical T-shirt (Gender Specific)

  • 1 FREE Beer

  • Post Race Snacks


Top three male and female overall; top law enforcement and top fire agency, top Baltimore City law enforcement and fire, and top military. All awards are equal male and female. Top three males and females in each of the following age groups: 10 and under, 11-15, 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69 and 70 and over.

Hero Campaign

For the 5th year, we are running the Hero Campaign - a way to recognize the individuals who are everyday heroes in our lives. We know there are individuals out there who do great things each and every day keeping our communities safe and inspiring many to be the best they can be. We think it's time to say "thanks." Finalists will be recognized on race day.


We have plenty of volunteering opportunities.  Please click the link below to read more and register to volunteer.


Baltimore City Police Foundation, in particular the Mounted Unit and Explorers Group, and the Baltimore City Fire Foundation to assist those families that have lost a loved one and/or provider in the line of duty.

The Run to Remember Fund of the Baltimore Community Foundation which supports the Baltimore Police Foundation and Baltimore Fire Department. Direct contributions to the fund can be mailed to the Run to Remember Fund c/o the Baltimore Community Foundation, 2 East Read St., Baltimore, Md. 21202

Be a part of The 9/11 Memorial of Maryland to honor the extraordinary heroism, commitment and sacrifice of Maryland's 9/11 victims, survivors, rescuers, first responders and their families. The memorial will provide a special place of contemplation— a site to remember and to reflect upon the events of September 11, 2001. And it will pay special tribute to the 68 Marylanders who lost their lives that day.

Transfer Policy

We allow transfers up to one week 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. 

Event Guidelines

Please no baby joggers, strollers, 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 number to another participant.


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.