The Crab Run Half Marathon duplicates the run course of the popular EagleMan triathlon race held in June each year in Cambridge. Many EagleMan participants run the Crab Run in preparation. 2013 marks the 5th year the Dorchester YMCA has sponsored the Crab Run. The 5K course takes runners and walkers along the banks of the Choptank River and around the historic town of Cambridge. Enjoy amazing scenery in a quant town on the Eastern Shore of the Chesapeake Bay.
Run Course Details
The half marathon starts on the Somerset Ave side of The Dorchester Family YMCA, heading towards the Choptank River following the same route as the EagleMan Ironman 70.3 Triathlon run. The 13.1 mile out and back course is FLAT, FAST and FUN. 5k follows the same route, only shorter. NO headphones, rollerblades, bikes, pets, unregistered runners. Aid stations and bathrooms on course. Electronic timing with halfway split. Half Marathon Start - 7:30am 5K Start - 8am
Half Marathon Premium
Custom finishers medal, a technical race t-shirt and phenomenal post race party in the YMCA gymnasium.
Half Marathon Fees
$40 up to Dec 31, $45 up to Jan 31, $50 up to Feb 28, $65 up to Mar 23, $70 up to April 4.
Adult - $15 up to Dec 31, $20 up to Feb 28, $25 up to Mar 23, $30 up to April 4. Youth (up to 12 years old) - $10
Reason to Run
All proceeds from the 2013 Crab Run will support Camp Seagull, the Dorchester Family YMCA Summer Camp for developmentally disabled children. Camp Seagull is provided free of charge to qualified families and offers important physical and social development for these special children.
Refunds or Transfers
No Refunds or Transfers of registrations. Your unused registration payment is a tax deductible donation to the Dorchester Family YMCA.
Friday- April 5, 5PM – 8PM, or Saturday-April 6, 6:30 AM – 7:45 AM, Dorchester Family YMCA - 201 Talbot Avenue, Cambridge Maryland.
We will guarantee a t-shirt for every participant registered by March 23, 2013.
Things to do in Cambridge
Historic Downtown Cambridge, Maryland, an authentic Chesapeake town on the Eastern Shore. Cambridge is known for its rich history, beautiful buildings, vibrant arts scene, and one-of-a-kind shops, restaurants, and services. Check out some of the things going on www.cambridgemainstreet.com or www.tourdorchester.org