RACE DAY: SUNDAY, MARCH 15, 2020

Start: 1:00 PM 

Start Location: Charles and Mulberry Street, Baltimore, MD
Finish Location: PowerPlant Live!, Market Street, Baltimore, MD


PACKET PICK-UPS:

Monday, March 9th from 4PM-7PM
Charm City Run - Annapolis
1910 Towne Centre Blvd #120
Annapolis, MD 21401

Tuesday, March 10th from 4PM-7PM 
Charm City Run - Bel Air
126 S. Main Street #2
Bel Air, MD 21014

Wednesday, March 11th from 1PM-7PM
Charm City Run - Columbia
7090 Deepage Drive
Columbia, MD 21045

Thursday, March 12th from 9AM-2PM
Charm City Run - Fells Point
1500 Thames Street
Baltimore, MD 21231

Friday, March 13th from 1PM-7PM
Charm City Run - Locust Point
1713 Whetstone Way
Baltimore, MD 21230

Saturday, March 14th from 9AM-2PM
Charm City Run - Timonium
2045 York Road
Timonium, MD 21093

PLEASE NOTE: There will be no Packet Pick-up on race day. Packets must be picked up at one of the Packet Pick-up locations. If you wish for someone else to pick up your packet for you, they must present a written note of permission from you.


SHAMROCK 5K TRAINING PROGRAM:

 
 

Are you ready to race 3.1 miles on March 15th? Train with a supportive small group leading up to race day so you can cross the finish line happy and healthy! Groups start February all 8 Charm City Run locations across Maryland and are open to all levels and paces. Click below to find a program near you and register.


PARKING:

We recommend booking convenient and affordable parking in advance through SpotHero, the nation’s leading parking reservation app.

To reserve your parking spot, visit the Baltimore Shamrock 5K SpotHero Parking Page and book a spot with rates up to 50% off drive-up.

New to SpotHero? Click here to download the SpotHero app.

Link coming soon


COURSE:

The USATF-certified 5K course is a point-to-point course. The race begins at Charles and Mulberry Streets and proceeds south along the parade route to Conway Street, east to Light Street, south to Key Highway to a turnaround point near Jackson Street. Return on Key Highway to go north on Light Street to Pratt Street then to Market Place (left turn). Finish on Market Place between Pratt and Lombard Streets at Power Plant Live.

The race course is closed to bikes, skaters and baby joggers/strollers.

Water will be provided on course and at the finish line.


STARTING CORRALS:

The letter on your race bib corresponds to your starting corral. Placement in corrals is determined by the estimated pace you provided during registration. All runners should be in their corrals by 1PM. If you wish to run with a person who has been assigned a different corral you may move back to a later corral, but not forward to an earlier position. Volunteers will be in place to help guide you to the correct corral on race day!


AWARDS:

Cash awards to the top three men and women in the open division of $150, $125 and $100. In addition, a $100 prize will be awarded to the first man and the first woman in the masters division (40 and over).

Age group awards to top 3 male and female in the following age groups: 10 and under, 11-15, 16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, and 70 and over.

Overall and Masters awards are determined by gun time, and age groups are awarded by net time. There are no duplications.


AMENITIES:

All preregistered runners will receive a gender-specific, Under Armour technical T-shirt, a finishers medal, FREE race photography and entry to the post-race party. Runners 21 and over will receive 2 complimentary beers.

Race day photography can be found here: https://chessiephoto.com

Shirts will be available in the following: male sizing (S, M, L, XL, XXL) and female sizing (XS, S, M, L, XL).  

Volunteers will receive a volunteer shirt and entry to the post-race party. Volunteers should check in on race day at the Power Plant Live! To volunteer please email events@charmcityrun.com.


POST-RACE PARTY:

Live music and awards will be hosted by Power Plant Live! just north of finish line at Market Place and Water Streets. All runners 21 and over can enjoy 2 free beers at the finish line, but you WILL need proper identification near the finish line. Other light refreshments/snacks will be provided. The awards ceremony will be held during the post race celebration.


TRANSFER & DEFERRAL POLICY:

We allow transfers and deferrals up to two weeks prior to race day. There is a $10 processing fee for transfers and deferrals. The transfer processing fee is paid by the "new registrant". You may transfer by going into your profile on runsignup.com and choosing manage registration. Transfer and deferrals will not be allowed after Sunday March 1st, 2020.


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 race number to another participant.


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 events@charmcityrun.com prior to registering.