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    Corporate FunRun Baltimore
    Thu 6th Jun
    $40
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    Corporate FunRun Baltimore

    201 E Fayette St, Baltimore, MD 21202, USAView event
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    From the organiser

    The race will be staged at Homewood Field. The start will be outside of the stadium with the 5k course consisting of one loop around the beautiful Johns Hopkins campus. The finish will be inside of the stadium at the 50 yard line.

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    Merritt Athletic Clubs' Wish Race 5K
    Sat 8th Jun
    $25
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    Merritt Athletic Clubs' Wish Race 5K

    201 E Fayette St, Baltimore, MD 21202, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    This year, we will be at the beautiful Marshy Point Nature Center for a well-rounded 5K featuring paved wooded pathways and pristinely maintained trails. As always, all routes are stroller-friendly and accessable to all skill levels.

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    Below the Belt - Stride and Thrive 5K
    Sun 9th Jun
    $40
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    Below the Belt - Stride and Thrive 5K

    Baltimore, MD, USAView event
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    From the organiser

    Every 5 minutes, a woman in the U.S. is diagnosed with a below the belt gynecologic cancer. These cancers affect more than 100,000 women and cause over 30,000 deaths annually. All proceeds from our race will support innovative gynecologic cancer research and clinical trials, the training of gynecologic oncology fellows, and services for our local cancer survivors through the Susan L. Burgert, M.D. Gynecologic Oncology Survivorship Program.

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    GBMC Father's Day 5K
    Sun 16th Jun
    $30
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    GBMC Father's Day 5K

    Baltimore, MD, USAView event
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    From the organiser

    Help us support the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at GBMC! Father's Day 5K takes place on GBMCs beautiful Towson campus and the entire family is encouraged to participate. Don't forget to come early and stay late for a great wellness village with food and prizes!

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    Charm City Crab Run
    Sat 22nd Jun
    $55
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    Charm City Crab Run

    201 E Fayette St, Baltimore, MD 21202, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    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.

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    Baltimore Women’s Classic 5K
    Sun 23rd Jun
    $15 - $40
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    Baltimore Women’s Classic 5K

    Rash Field, 201 Key Hwy, Baltimore, MD 21230, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    Please join us for the Mid-Atlantic's largest all women's 5k, the Baltimore Women's Classic. Women from the surrounding areas and of all participant levels will share in the accomplishment of completing a 5k through Baltimore's Inner Harbor. The participants are encouraged to attend the Finish Line Festival at the conclusion of the event and visit with several local businesses that cater to women.

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    Hope for the Homeless 5K/10K
    Sun 30th Jun
    $30 - $40
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    Hope for the Homeless 5K/10K

    201 E Fayette St, Baltimore, MD 21202, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    Run/walk with hundreds of community-minded and socially conscious participants to advance awareness and provide proceeds to local initiatives focused on the prevention and elimination of homelessness in Baltimore with charity Back on My Feet. Nestled between Hollins Market and Carroll Park, this electronically chip timed USATF-certified 5K/10K Walk/Run is being held to experience fun with friends, family, locals and tourists for a great cause.

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    Schechter on the Move 5K
    Sun 2nd Jun
    Pikesville, MD, United States
    $12
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    Schechter on the Move 5K

    Pikesville, MD, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    Schechter on the Move is a 5K Race managed and chip-timed by Charm City Run. The 8th annual event will take place Sunday, June 2, and also includes a Fun Run and Trike Race. Your participation helps to support KSDS!

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    Towson Healthy Hearts 5K
    Sat 8th Jun
    Towson, MD, United States
    $5 - $30
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    Towson Healthy Hearts 5K

    7600 Knollwood Rd, Towson, MD 21286, USAView event
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    From the organiser

    The Knollwood community in Towson is sponsoring its third annual 5K run/walk, Towson Healthy Hearts 5K, and post-race farmer's market, as part of its efforts to raise awareness for healthy lifestyles. All proceeds from this event will be donated to the American Heart Association. There will be cash prizes for the top three overall winners, both male and female, for the 5K run/walk. In addition there will be a Kids Fun Run geared at ages 5 and under immediately following 5K start. The race takes place at the 7600 Block on Knollwood Rd. in Towson, MD on June 8, 2019 at 8:00 am. The race will occur rain or shine. Enjoy pre- and post-race festivities such as a farmer's market, music and food, awards, and learn healthy heart tips. For more information visit www.towsonhealthyhearts5k.com.

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    Matzohball 5K
    Sun 2nd Jun
    Ellicott City, MD, United States
    $30
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    Matzohball 5K

    Ellicott City, MD, USAView event
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    From the organiser

    Temple Isaiah is once again proud to sponsor the 15th Annual Matzohball 5k & 1 Mile Fun Run, Sunday, June 2, @ 9 AM at Centennial Park (South entrance - near Pavilions A, B, C) This is a family event for runners or walkers. Both the 5K race and the 1 mile fun run/walk courses are around beautiful Centennial Park located off Route 108 in Ellicott City, Maryland. The race starts and finishes near Pavilions A, B & C and follows the paved foot paths around the lake.

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    $5 5K - Rec & Parks Run
    Sun 21st Jul
    $5
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    $5 5K - Rec & Parks Run

    201 E Fayette St, Baltimore, MD 21202, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    Grab your family, friends, co-workers and fellow park enthusiasts to enjoy one of our runners and walkers alike will enjoy the fresh air, community engagement, fitness, and fun. ALL proceeds from the $5 5K series benefit park programming.

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    Casey Cares/Orioles 5K
    Sat 3rd Aug
    $10 - $40
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    Casey Cares/Orioles 5K

    201 E Fayette St, Baltimore, MD 21202, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    Register for the Casey Cares Annual 5K Run/Walk and you will support a great cause in Casey Cares! Proceeds from the race will support programs for families with critically ill children. The chip-timed 3.1-mile run/walk includes post-race refreshments.

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    Outrun Cancer 5K
    Sun 4th Aug
    Towson, MD, United States
    $40
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    Outrun Cancer 5K

    1 E Joppa Rd, Towson, MD 21286, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    Join us for the American Cancer Society's Outrun Cancer 5K and 1 Mile Family Fun Walk. At the Outrun Cancer 5K and 1 Mile Family Fun Walk your energy and generosity make a real difference for people fighting cancer by supporting the local American Cancer Society programs in our community that benefit from the events success. With your sponsorship, and the fund-raising efforts of our participants, we are making a difference in the fight against cancer.

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    Victims Fund Run
    Sat 7th Sep
    $35
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    Victims Fund Run

    201 E Fayette St, Baltimore, MD 21202, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    Please join us for the Annual Victims' Fund Run 5K Run/Walk/1 Mile Walk. Your participation will help maintain the emergency fund that is available to crime victims who are in need of immediate assistance covering the cost of victimization. Funds will cover expenses such as broken windows and locks, replacement of identification cards and medical prescriptions for those victims who meet the criteria.

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    $5 5K - Fall into Fitness
    Sun 8th Sep
    $5
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    $5 5K - Fall into Fitness

    201 E Fayette St, Baltimore, MD 21202, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    We are now in our fourth year and look forward to bringing nine city-wide 5K events taking place in Baltimore Parks March - December. Grab your family, friends, co-workers and fellow park enthusiasts to enjoy one of our runners and walkers alike will enjoy the fresh air, community engagement, fitness, and fun. ALL proceeds from the $5 5K series benefit park programming. Get updates and details by signing up for our mailing list.

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    Little Sisters of the Poor Nun Run 5K
    Sat 14th Sep
    $35
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    Little Sisters of the Poor Nun Run 5K

    201 E Fayette St, Baltimore, MD 21202, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    6th Annual 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run to benefit St. Martin's Home and the Little Sisters of the Poor Baltimore will be held September 14.

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    Donate Life Family Fun Run
    Sat 14th Sep
    $15 - $25
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    Donate Life Family Fun Run

    Baltimore, MD 21201, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    The Donate Life Family Fun Run has been celebrating the lives of donors and transplant recipients for eleven years. A 5k run and walk, our goal is to raise awareness for organ, eye, and tissue donation and celebrate the generosity of donors and their families. Proceeds from the Donate Life Family Fun Run benefit The Living Legacy Foundation of Marylands community outreach and education efforts, as well as our aftercare program and workshops for donor families.

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    MD Five Fifty Fifty Run/Walk for Mental Health
    Tue 11th Jun
    Annapolis, MD, United States
    $25
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    MD Five Fifty Fifty Run/Walk for Mental Health

    Annapolis, MD, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    This will be a non-competitive 5k run/walk on Tuesday, June 11 at 6:30 p.m. at Quiet Waters Park in Annapolis.

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    St. Jude Walk/Run to End Childhood Cancer - Baltimore
    Sat 21st Sep
    $10
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    St. Jude Walk/Run to End Childhood Cancer - Baltimore

    201 E Fayette St, Baltimore, MD 21202, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    Join us for the St. Jude Walk/Run during Childhood Cancer Awareness Month in September, to raise money for the kids of St. Jude, where families never receive a bill for anything. Let's end childhood cancer. Together.

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    Hope Skip and Jump 5K
    Sat 13th Jul
    Millersville, MD, United States
    $10 - $25
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    Hope Skip and Jump 5K

    1652 Millersville Rd, Millersville, MD 21108, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    The 5k Race The 5k race course is a combination of paved roadways and off road trails around the perimeter of Kinder Farm Park. The course is certified by USATF. Participants may run or walk and will be timed.

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    Anchor Run
    Sun 28th Jul
    Odenton, MD, United States
    $15 - $25
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    Anchor Run

    524 Washington, Baltimore and Annapolis Trail, Odenton, MD 21113, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    The Fort Meade Chief Petty Officer Association's (CPOA) mission is to the develop the Navy's future enlisted leaders and to promote ideals which embody all competencies, values, and characteristics of a Chief Petty Officer, by working together for the good of the Fort Meade area commands and community.

    The Fort Meade Chief Petty Officer Association is a non-federal entity. It is not a part of the Department of Defense or any of its components and it has no governmental status. Moreover, there is no Department of Defense or governmental agency endorsement of this event.

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    Angel Park 5K & 1 Mile Family Fun Run
    Sun 11th Aug
    Perry Hall, MD, United States
    $15
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    Angel Park 5K & 1 Mile Family Fun Run

    Angel Park Playground, 9685 Honeygo Blvd, Perry Hall, MD 21128, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    Angel Park a new all-inclusive playground and amphitheater facility in Perry Hall, MD has a very real and personal meaning to members of our community. The name was purposely chosen to represent a vision of an ideal setting for happiness and reflection.

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    Race to Stop the Bleeding
    Sat 29th Jun
    Annapolis, MD, United States
    $30
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    Race to Stop the Bleeding

    236 Main St, Annapolis, MD 21401, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    Our Annual Run and Fun Walk to Stop the Bleeding is a chip-timed run/walk & our largest annual fundraiser dedicated to raising needed funds to support our mission. Thanks to our generous sponsors, 100% of your entry fee will go directly to the Hemophilia community.

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    Moonlight 5K presented by Brooks
    Sat 13th Jul
    Bel Air, MD, United States
    $30
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    Moonlight 5K presented by Brooks

    Harford County Equestrian Center, 608 N Tollgate Rd, Bel Air, MD 21014, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    Please join us for the 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!

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    Marian House Race to Embrace Independence 5K Run and Walk
    Sat 28th Sep
    $35
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    Marian House Race to Embrace Independence 5K Run and Walk

    Lake Montebello, Lake Montebello, Baltimore, MD 21218, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    The Race to Embrace Independence is a fun, healthy, family-friendly and festive neighborhood celebration to support and highlight the successes of Marian House women moving from dependence to independence. Your participation helps raise vital funds for housing, food, clothing, education, life skills, employability training, counseling and other necessary support services for homeless women and children.

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    Sowebo Landmark 5K
    Sun 6th Oct
    $25
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    Sowebo Landmark 5K

    1500 Hollins St, Baltimore, MD 21223, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    Step up and join us as we celebrate the Annual Sowebo Landmark 5k. Sowebo Landmark 5K aims to unite neighbors, families, schools, and local resources to empower our youth to be active, eat well, and lead healthy lives.

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    $5 5K - Zombie Zoom
    Sun 13th Oct
    $5
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    $5 5K - Zombie Zoom

    201 E Fayette St, Baltimore, MD 21202, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    We are now in our fourth year and look forward to bringing nine city-wide 5K events taking place in Baltimore Parks March - December. Grab your family, friends, co-workers and fellow park enthusiasts to enjoy one of our runners and walkers alike will enjoy the fresh air, community engagement, fitness, and fun. ALL proceeds from the $5 5K series benefit park programming.

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    Charm City Run 5K Trail Run at Boordy Vineyards
    Sun 11th Aug
    $45
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    Charm City Run 5K Trail Run at Boordy Vineyards

    12820 Long Green Pike, Hydes, MD 21082, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    The Charm City Run 5K at Boordy Vineyards is one of our most popular races and sells out every year! Each participant will receive a short sleeve shirt and entrance to the post race party which includes a glass of wine, live music and food. Register now to save your spot. We look forward to seeing you!

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    5K Walk for Wells
    Sat 7th Sep
    Milford Mill, MD, United States
    $35
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    5K Walk for Wells

    7710 Windsor Mill Rd, Windsor Mill, MD 21244, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    Walk for Wells is a 5k (3.1miles) walk and run that will be leaving from Jesus House Baltimore; 7710 Windsor Mill Road, Baltimore, MD 21244. We will also end at Jesus House Baltimore.

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    Women's Distance Festival 5K / Run After The Women 5K
    Sat 13th Jul
    Annapolis, MD, United States
    $25
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    Women's Distance Festival 5K / Run After The Women 5K

    Annapolis, MD, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    This is a race for runners and walkers of all levels of abilities. The Women will start at 7:45, and the Men will start at approximately 8:30 am. This is also the graduation race for the Annapolis Striders Beginners Group.

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    $45 - $260
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    Baltimore Running Festival

    325 W Centre St, Baltimore, MD 21201, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    Join us at the event that many are calling one of the best races on the East Coast, NOW FINISHING AT THE INNER HARBOR. With five distances to choose from, and all runners snagging a great Under Armour shirt for participating, this event is for you! You wont want to miss the 19th Baltimore Running Festival!

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    Howard County Police Pace
    Sun 8th Sep
    Ellicott City, MD, United States
    $40 - $95
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    Howard County Police Pace

    8225 Main St, Ellicott City, MD 21043, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    Every September, the Howard County Police Foundation hosts the Police Pace, a 5K race and 1-mile fun walk and run at Centennial Park in Ellicott City. The goal of the event is to raise money to provide scholarships and support the department with funding for special needs not met through the annual budget process.

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    Jessica Meredith Jacobsen Memorial 5K
    Sat 21st Sep
    Towson, MD, United States
    $35
    Details

    Jessica Meredith Jacobsen Memorial 5K

    1 E Joppa Rd, Towson, MD 21286, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    n honor of Jessica Meredith Jacobsens memory, the Knights Of Columbus Council # 4011 (Father ONeil Council) has organized the twelfth annual Jessica Meredith Jacobsen 5K Memorial Run on September 21.

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    BLUE STEEL STAMPEDETrail Races ONE DAY SPECIAL
    Sun 6th Oct
    Parkville, MD, United States
    $45 - $60
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    BLUE STEEL STAMPEDETrail Races ONE DAY SPECIAL

    Cromwell Valley Park, 2002 Cromwell Bridge Rd, Parkville, MD 21234, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    This is NOT your normal "Run in the park". This course was developed to give the experience trail runner something to get excited about and the novice runner a great sense of accomplishment. The course has everything that a true trail race should have. There are open grass fields, fast ridge line single tracks, technical rocky/rooty up hills, minor stream crossings, flat straightaway's ,fast tricky down hills , and < 1% is run on concrete. Plus, a water stop at the half way point for the 10k and 3 water stops for the 21k. I guess I shouldn't mention that there is 1000ft of elevation gainin the 10k and close to 2,000 for the 21K...as a trail runner, you should LOVE to climb!!

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    Heart Run 5K
    Sat 21st Sep
    Millersville, MD, United States
    $40
    Details

    Heart Run 5K

    Kinder Farm Park, 1001 Kinder Farm Park Rd, Millersville, MD 21108, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    Join us for the annual Feet for Beats 5k and 1-mile Walk to defeat Congenital Heart Disease!

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    $5 5K - Trot the Trail
    Sun 10th Nov
    $5
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    $5 5K - Trot the Trail

    Herring Run Park, Baltimore, MD, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    We are look forward to bringing nine city-wide 5K events taking place in Baltimore Parks March - December. Grab your family, friends, co-workers and fellow park enthusiasts to enjoy one of our runners and walkers alike will enjoy the fresh air, community engagement, fitness, and fun. ALL proceeds from the $5 5K series benefit park programming.

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    MCVFD 9/11 5k
    Sun 8th Sep
    Laurel, MD, United States
    $25
    Details

    MCVFD 9/11 5k

    405 Brock Bridge Rd, Laurel, MD 20724, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    This fun run/walk will be a total of 3.43 miles to honor the 343 emergency responders lost in the September 11th, 2001 attacks.

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    Jingle Bell Run - Baltimore
    Sun 8th Dec
    $35
    Details

    Jingle Bell Run - Baltimore

    201 E Fayette St, Baltimore, MD 21202, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    The Arthritis Foundations Jingle Bell Run is the original festive race for charity. Its where you can strut your stuff in your favorite holiday costume and FEEL GOOD about DOING GOOD. Together, well jingle all the way to a cure and have a fantastic time every step we take! Bring a team of friends, family and co-workers to run or walk. Get your jingle on and spread the Spirit of Yes: Yes to having fun and celebrating what you love. Yes to living life to the fullest. Yes to conquering arthritis for good. 100% of your registration fee and fundraising go to a great cause!

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    CHS XC Turkey Trot
    Thu 28th Nov
    Catonsville, MD, United States
    $20
    Details

    CHS XC Turkey Trot

    421 Bloomsbury Ave, Catonsville, MD 21228, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    Join us for the Annual CHS XC Turkey Trot sponsored by MedStar Sports Medicine, a fun filled morning of running/walking, music and incredible prizes!

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    Together in Teal 5K
    Sun 22nd Sep
    Annapolis, MD, United States
    $35
    Details

    Together in Teal 5K

    236 Main St, Annapolis, MD 21401, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    The Central Maryland Chapter welcomes you to join us for the 10th Annual. Run Walk - Together in Teal - Ending Ovarian Cancer!

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    Annapolis Run for the Light House
    Sun 22nd Sep
    Annapolis, MD, United States
    $25 - $70
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    Annapolis Run for the Light House

    600 Quiet Waters Park Rd, Annapolis, MD 21403, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    The annual Run for the Light House provides scenic half-marathon and 5K routes along the trails of Quiet Waters Park and through the beautiful Chesapeake Bay-front community of Hillsmere Shores. This race event is unlike any other in the greater Annapolis area!

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    Stride for SPAN
    Sat 16th Nov
    Millersville, MD, United States
    $20 - $35
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    Stride for SPAN

    Kinder Farm Park, 1001 Kinder Farm Park Rd, Millersville, MD 21108, USAView event
    About the event
    From the organiser

    SPAN is a local emergency assitance network that has been helping our neighbors since 1990. SPAN assists with: Utilities, eviction prevention, medical needs, infant supplies, and food disbursements. Your registration goes directly towards helping others in our communties!

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