Charles Street 12

Saturday, August 10, 2013 @ 7:30 AM (EDT)
The Shops at Kenilworth 800 Kenilworth Drive TowsonMD  21204
Saturday, August 10, 2013 @ 7:30 AM (EDT)
The Shops at Kenilworth 800 Kenilworth Drive TowsonMD  21204

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Saturday, August 10 at 7:30 a.m.
The Shops at Kenilworth
800 Kenilworth Drive, Towson, Md. 21204

Please join us for the Charles Street 12, Maryland's most monumental race. The Charles Street 12-mile race will begin at The Shops at Kenilworth and take you down one of Maryland's most beautiful and scenic byways. The Charles Street 12 will treat runners to beautiful views of Maryland's most charming neighborhoods including Towson, The Orchards, Roland Park, Homeland, Guilford, Charles Village, Mt. Vernon and Downtown Baltimore. While you will be running fast on this course, don't miss the views of some our best universities, museums and landmarks including Towson University, the Cathedral of Mary our Queen, Notre Dame College, Loyola College, Johns Hopkins University, the Basilica, The Baltimore Museum of Art, the Walters Art Gallery and the Washington Monument. Hold your head high, collect your medal, cheer on your friends, and enjoy the live music and good eats at the post-race party at the Power Plant Live!

Entry Fee:
$75 until March 1
$80 until May 1
$85 after May 1 and on race day.

The entry fee includes a $5 bus transportation fee from the finish area to the race start at The Shops at Kenilworth. There is no parking available for event participants at The Shops at Kenilworth. If you choose not to use the bus transportation provided, the $5 will be deducted from your entry fee.

This race is capped at 5,000 participants.

Join us in the coming weeks for the announcement and pictures of this year's premium. We cannot wait!

Premium Sizes:

Packet Pick-up:
Tuesday, August 6
2-7 p.m.
Charm City Run Annapolis
1910 Towne Centre Blvd, Suite 120
Annapolis, Md. 21401

Wednesday, August 7
2-7 p.m.
Charm City Run Clarksville
12186 Clarksville Pike
Clarksville, Md. 21029

Thursday, August 8
8 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Charm City Run Bel Air
126 S. Main Street
Bel Air, Md. 21014

3-8 p.m.
Charm City Run Baltimore
1713 Whetstone Way
Baltimore, Md. 21230

Friday, August 9
10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Charm City Run Timonium
2045 York Road
Timonium, Md. 21093

Course: The course will begin at the Shops at Kenilworth and continue through Towson and begin the descent into the city on Charles Street via Stevenson Road. The course will continue into the city on one of Maryland's Scenic Byways passing many of Maryland's most charming neighborhoods, universities, churches and monuments. The course will finish running around the Inner Harbor via the Promenade to the Power Plant Live! for the post-race celebration.

To our participants, Many of you have feared the Charles Street 12 because of the monster hill at Kenilworth and Charles and the long climb from GBMC to Bellona. While this is a beautiful stretch of our Scenic Byway it is quite hilly and has actually never been part of the course. We are running Osler Drive by Towson Tiger country and the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center instead. We are accessing Charles Street from Stevenson Rd. Yes there is a Stevenson hill from Osler to Bellona but we hope you will find it tame compared to the GBMC hill. Here is a link to the course which includes the topography. Following the "bumps" at Miles 1 and 3, this is a wicked fast course down to the water. It descends from its height at approximately 500 feet above sea level to the harbor. Enjoy the course, beautiful Charles Street, the Under Armour Hoodie and the Power Plant Live! post-race party. We look forward to seeing you at the inaugural Charles Street 12 August 10th. Happy Running and Stay Cool! The Charles Street 12 Team

Race Day
beginning at 5:30 a.m.
The Shops at Kenilworth

Parking: Detailed parking information will be provided. Please check back in the coming months for further information.

Awards: top three overall males and females, top male and female masters, and the top three males and females in the following age groups: 11 and under; 12-15; 16-19; 20-29; 30-39; 40-49; 50-59; 60-69; 70 and over.

Questions and additional information, email Charm City Run race director, Kelly Dees.

Charles Street 12 web site

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