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Mercy Run to Remember 5K & 11K presented by Mizuno

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

Due to current weather conditions we have eliminated the 11K race at this morning's Mercy Run to Remember 5K/11K presented by Mizuno. All 11K runners will be switched to the 5K distance. As of 6:55 AM the 5K will begin as scheduled at 8:46AM. For more information and updates please refer to the Charm City Run facebook page. Thanks for your understanding.

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 through June 30, 2018

$40 through July 31, 2018

$45 until race day

$50 on race day


$25 through June 30, 2018

$30 through July 31, 2018

$35 until race day

$40 on race day

$5 discount for all law enforcement and fire agency employees, or active or retired military. (This discount will be applied at checkout)

Please click here for a printable mail-in registration form

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


Questions? Please contact our events team at


Wednesday, September 5th from 11AM-1PM
Charm City Run Annapolis
1910 Towne Centre Blvd #120
Annapolis, MD 21401

Wednesday, September 5th from 4PM-7PM
Charm City Run Columbia
7090 Deepage Drive
Columbia, MD 21045

Thursday, September 6th from 2PM-7PM
Charm City Run Bel Air
126 South Main Street #2
Bel Air, MD 21014

Friday, September 7th from 9AM-12PM
Charm City Run Fells Point
1500 Thames Street
Baltimore, MD 21231

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

Saturday, September 8th 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.

It is recommended you attend a packet pick-up session to ensure your shirt size, as sizes are not guaranteed on race day.


Technical gender-specific t-shirt.


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 - New Course for 2018!!!

We are excited to announce that the 11K has a new course route for 2018! The 2018 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 a course map.



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


Top three males and females overall
Top law enforcement and top fire agency
Top Baltimore City law enforcement and fire
Top military
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.

All awards are equal male and female


For the 4th year, we are running the Hero Campaign - a way to recognize the individuals who are everyday heroes in our lives - sponsored by Mizuno. 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."  


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. 


The Mercy Run to Remember 5K & 11K presented by Mizuno is a rain or shine event, and the race will go on as planned unless thunder and/or lightning is detected at race time, or other extreme weather is present. Standard practice is to wait 30 minutes after lightning or thunder is detected to begin the race. If after waiting 1 hour we still have lightning and/or thunder in the area will will be forced to cancel the race. Unfortunately, race registration fees cannot be refunded. 


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.


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. 

Sponsored and managed by Charm City Run. Results will be posted on


Parking is 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.


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.