Starting Line of the St. Michaels Running Festival
Talbot County Tourism

Runs and Races

Maryland is the perfect place to lace up your running shoes, get out there, and feel the wind in your hair.

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Starting Line of the St. Michaels Running Festival
Talbot County Tourism

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St Michaels Running Festival

May 16, 2020

Flattest, Fastest 13.1 in the Mid Atlantic!  More information and registration...

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Maryland Half Marathon

May 30,  2020

The Maryland Half Marathon benefits the University of Maryland Marlene and Steward Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center.  More information and registration...

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Baltimore Women's Classic
Baltimore womens running festival logo

June 28, 2020

Join the Mid-Atlantic’s largest all women’s 5k, the Baltimore Women’s Classic. More information and registration...

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Ironman 70.3 Eagleman
ironman.com

June 14, 2020

Hosted by one of the country's oldest colonial towns, this race will wind you through history. You might even spot a bald eagle or a rare white-tailed Sika deer.  More information and registration...

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Hagerstown Sprint Triathalon
racinemultisports.com

July 12, 2020

This “sprint” distance Triathlon, designed for all levels, will start and end at Halfway Park in Hagerstown, MD…..just 25 minutes from Frederick, MD and 90 minutes from Baltimore and DC.  This is a great course for the beginner or the experienced triathlete who wants to go fast!  More information and registration...

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Frederick Women's Distance Festival
frederickwdf.com

August 1,  2020

for more than 30 years the Women’s Distance Festival celebrates the history of women’s rights to participate in running events at any distance and at any age. While women’s participation in distance running nearly matches that of men, the Women’s Distance Festival continues to serve as a celebration of the determination and dedication of women runners across the country.  More information and registration...

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Pemberton 24 - Festival of 5Ks over 24 Hours - Salisbury
Pemberton Historical Park

September 25-26, 2020

How many 5Ks do you think you can run in 24 hours?  Here is an exciting running festival where you can find out.  A 5K will start every hour on the hour for 24 hours. Runners can complete up to a total of 75 miles on the Pemberton Historical Park trails.

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Ironman Maryland
ironman.com

September 19, 2020

Spot a bald eagle or a white-tailed deer as you wind through one of the country's oldest colonial towns.

More information and registration...

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Susquehanna River Running Festival - Harford & Cecil Counties
Susquehanna River Running Festival Particpants Cross the Hatem Bridge
Susquehanna River Running Festival

September 26, 2020

You would be hard pressed to find a more interesting and scenic running festival. Tydings Park in Havre de Grace lies where the Susquehanna River meets the Chesapeake Bay.  Runners will be treated to a tour of historic Havre De Grace with its Victorian architecture and water views.  Half marathon, relay and 10K runners will enjoy spectacular views.  The after party includes free hot meal plus one free beer for runners, a food truck for fans and live music for everyone.

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Tunnel Run
Geico Tunnel Run
Geico Tunnel Run

October, 2020

The GEICO Tunnel Run is an underwater 5k run/walk!  And by underwater, we don't mean you will get wet running it.  Instead, you will get a chance to experience the Tunnel in a very unique way.  Participants can run out and back through Bore 4 of the Fort McHenry Tunnel.  This unique course is certified by USATF. This event is hosted by the Maryland Transportation Authority.

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Baltimore Running Festival
People running in a marathon
Baltimore Running Festival

October 17, 2020

The event that many are calling one of the best races on the East Coast, now finishing at the Inner Harbor. With five distances to choose from, and all runners snagging a great Under Armour shirt for participating, this event is for you! You won’t want to miss the Baltimore Running Festival!

More information and registration...

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Turkey Trots
YmdTurkeyTrot.org

November 2020

Get off the couch and get your heart pumping at these Turkey Trots all across Maryland.  These races are a great way to spend your morning, work off a few extra calories, and help great organizations!

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