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, Southwest Sports and Fitness Alliance & other youth programs in southwest Baltimore

Registration: The registration fee is $25 for 5K run/walk participants through July 31, 2020, $30 from August 1 – October 3, 2020. Race day registration is from 7:30 to 8:45AM and the fee is $35.

Child Registrations: All youth 18 years of age and younger 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 2nd, 4-7pm
Saturday, October 3rd, 10am-12noon
at Southwest Baltimore Charter School
1300 Herkimer Street (adjacent to Carroll Park)
Baltimore, 21223

NOTE: While Pre-Race on-line registration is available until 11:59 PM on 10/3/20, you will not be eligible for Pre-race Packet-Pickup if you register after 11:59 on 9/30/20.

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