MCVET 19th ANNUAL - 5K & 10K RACES
|Sunday, May 25, 2014||Memorial Day Weekend|
|Fact Sheet:||19th Annual 5/10 Kilometer Races|
|Start Date/Time:||May 25th, 2014 - 5K 7:00am / 10K 8:00AM|
|Entry Fee:||Pre Race Day - $25.00 - $30.00 on Race Day|
THE RACES: The MCVET 5k/10k races are open, amateur races beginning and ending at the War Memorial Building near City Hall in Baltimore, Maryland. Both flat and relatively fast courses overlook the skyline of Baltimore's Inner Harbor.
THE COURSES: USATF Certificate & Sanctioned course (new certifications pending). The 10k course starts 4.5 feet east of crosswalk at Holliday St. on Lexington St., making a right turn onto Fayette St., left turn onto St. Paul St. which becomes Light St., left turn onto Key Highway, right turn onto Lawrence St., and a left turn onto Fort Avenue until the turnaround located 150 feet before Fort McHenry. Follow Fort Avenue back to right turn onto Woodall 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 St. (at Pratt St.), continuing on Calvert St. and turn right onto Lexington St. and following Lexington St. to the FINISH (83 feet before Gay St.). The 5k course is identical to the 10k with a turnaround at Pier Side/Cross St. and return to the War Memorial Building.
POST RACE ACTIVITIES: Awards ceremony (cash awards and age group awards-medals/trophies) immediately following each race. Random awards available. You must be present to win. Every runner receives a race T-shirt. Refreshments will be provided. This is an IPICO Sport Tag Chip Timing race provided by Charm City Run. Chips will be issued on race day. You cannot use a Champion Chip!
PACKET PICKUP: Runners may pre-register, and pickup race packets at the following:
- Feet First Sports, 6420 Freetown Rd., Columbia, MD 21044 on Monday, May 19, 2014 from 12:00pm to 6pm
- Charm City Run (Downtown), 1713 Whetstone Way, Baltimore, MD 21230 on Tuesday May 20, 2014 from 12:00pm to 6pm
- Charm City Run, 2045 York Road, 1st Floor, Timonium, MD 21093 on Wednesday, May 21, 2014 from 12:00pm to 6:00pm
- Falls Road Running Store, 6247 Falls Road, Baltimore, MD 21209 on Thursday, May 22, 2014 from 12:00pm until 6:00pm
- Road Runner Sports, 6630-C Marie Curie Drive, Elkridge, MD 21075 on Friday, May 23, 2014 from 12:00pm to 6:00pm
- Fleet Feet Sports, 1809 Reisterstown Road, Baltimore, MD 21208 on Saturday 24, 2014 from 10:00am until 4:00pm
Registration and packets will also be available on Race Day, May 25, 5:30am - 7:30am at the Lexington Street entrance of the War Memorial building.
To request an application or sponsorform call MCVET Race Director, Jeffery Kendrick, at (410)576-9626 extension 225, or fax (410) 576-9628, or write to MCVET, Inc., 2006 5K/10K Run, 301 North High Street, Baltimore, MD 21202. Also you can call Charm City Run Event Coordinator, Kelly Dees at (410) 308-1870, or fax her at (410) 308-1871. Event website is www.charmcityrun.com, or www.mcvet.org. For online registration, go to www.eventbrite.com Race results will be posted by Monday May 26, 2014.
Get Race Sponsorship - Race Paricipants can also soliciate for Sponsorship Donations. Sponsors will receive an invoice from MCVET, for their donation. Contact MCVET Race Director, Jeffery Kendrick, at (410)576-9626 x225, for Sponsorship Forms.