22nd Annual MCVET 5K/10K Walk or Run

  • War Memorial Plaza Lexington and Fayette Street Baltimore, MD

On May 28th 2017, MCVET will hold our 22nd Annual 5K/10K race.  Our legacy and tradition has inspired hope and prosperity for thousands of homeless veterans and their families.

With your support our 22nd Annual Race will continue this legacy and continue to be a beacon of hope to homeless veterans and other veterans in need.  Our Event raises support and awareness for our program.

All proceeds benefit the Maryland Center for Veterans Education and Training, Inc.
      
The mission of MCVET is to provide homeless veterans and other veterans in need with comprehensive services that will enable them to rejoin their communities as productive citizens.


ENTRY FEES

5K: $35 ($40 on race day)

10K: $40 ($45 on race day)

This fee is not tax deductible. There are no refunds of entry given or transfers of entry permitted for this event.

For a printable registration form, please click here.

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


EVENT INFORMATION

Questions? Please contact Kelly Dees at kelly@charmcityrun.com.


PACKET PICK-UP


Pre Race Day Packet Pick-up sessions will be announced soon!
 

Race day

Beginning at 6am at the Lexington St. entrance of the War Memorial Building.


AMENITIES

  • Commemorative Race t-shirt
  • Post-race party with refreshments, music, entertainment and a silent auction
  • Awards ceremony (cash awards, age group awards, medals and trophies)
  • Water on the course
  • Mile Splits Announce at mile one, three and five
  • Random drawing for prizes
  • Names of all finishers posted

COURSES & Timing

The MCVET 5K/10K races are open, amateur races beginning and ending at the War Memorial Building near City Hall in Baltimore, Md. Both flat and relatively fast courses overlook the skyline of Baltimore’s Inner Harbor. 

Courses are USAT&F-certified and sanctioned. This is an IPICO Sport Tag Chip Timing race provided by Charm City Run Events. Chips will be issued on race day. You cannot use a Champion Chip.

10K Course

The 10K Course starts 4.5 feet east of crosswalk at Holliday Street on Lexington Street, making a right turn onto Fayette Street, left turn onto St. Paul Street which becomes Light Street, left turn onto Key Highway, right turn onto Lawrence Street and a left turn onto Fort Avenue until the turnaround located 150 feet before Fort McHenry. Follow Fort Avenue back to right turn onto Lawrence Street and a left onto Key Highway back to a right turn onto Light Street leading north past the Inner Harbor where it becomes Calvert Street (at Pratt Street), continuing on Calvert Street and turn right onto Lexington Street and following Lexington Street to the FINISH (83 feet before Gay Street).

5K Course

The 5K Course is identical to the 10K, with a turnaround at Pier Side/Cross Street and return to the War Memorial Building.


Awards

Cash awards:

Top three men and women runners: $125.00, $75.00 and $50.00.

Top male and female masters:  $50.00 each

Age Group Awards: 

5K - 10 & under, 11-15, 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 & over

10K - 15 & under, 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 & over


BENEFICIARY

The mission of MCVET is to provide homeless veterans and other veterans in need with comprehensive services that will enable them to rejoin their communities as productive citizens.


EVENT GUIDELINES

Please no 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.