The Race 2018-08-16T16:56:12+00:00

The Race

The Sowebo Landmark 5K run/walk will start at Union Square Park and winds through and around Southwest Baltimore landmarks including Hollins Market, B&O Railroad Museum, Irish Railroad Workers Shrine Museum and Mount Clare Mansion in Carroll Park and finishes up back in Union Square Park in front of the Mencken House.

T-Shirts, Amenities, Awards: Sowebo Landmark 5K T-shirts will be provided to all paid 5K participants and youth participants. Cash gift cards for top male and female finishers, and medals to top finishers in many age categories. Several prizes given to randomly selected bib numbers. There will be a post-race celebration with food, beer and beverages provided. Medals to all youth finishers.

Charity Beneficiaries: Southwest Baltimore Charter School and other youth programs in Southwest Baltimore.

Registration: The registration fee is $25 for 5K run/walk participants through July 31, 2018, $30 from August 1 – October 3, 2018. Register Here! Race day registration is from 7:30 to 8:45AM and the fee is $35.

Child Registrations: Any child under the age of 16 may run for free. All participants under 18 must have a waiver signed by a parent or guardian.

Parking: Street parking is available around Union Square (the race start) and in the surrounding neighborhoods.

Restrictions: No dogs, skateboards, rollerblades/rollerskates, or scooters are allowed on the course.

Pre-race Packet Pick-up:

Friday October 5th, 4-7pm
Saturday October 6th, 10am-12noon
at Charm City Run, McHenry Row
1713 Whetstone Way, Baltimore 21230


Sunday October 7th, 7:30am-8:45am
at Union Square Park

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