Herring Run Around


Event Date

Sat, Jun 28, 2014


Baltimore, MD

About This Activity

ONLINE REGISTRATION IS CLOSE, however the race is not full, please print and bring a completed paper registration or show up on Saturday.

The first annual Herring Run Around takes place within Herring Run Park and benefits Blue Water Baltimore and it mission to restore the city’s streams, rivers and harbor. The 5K cross country course in this scenic northeast Baltimore park will make it easy to forget you are in the city. Runners will ramble along meandering streams, majestic forests and broad fields. The mix of easy and challenging running on a nearly equal measure of paved and dirt trails makes this a great race for all levels and ages. The field for this rare opportunity to participate in an organized cross country race in the city is limited to just 200 runners, so sign up early.  Race participants will receive a Blue Water Baltimore water bottle.  After the race, you can enjoy a drink and snacks on the house. Stick around for Blue Water Baltimore's volunteer and member picnic or enjoy the park’s many features.

Event schedule and times

Packet Pickup on Friday June 27th:

9:00 am - 12:00 noon
Charm City Run - Timonium
2045 York Road
Timonium, MD 21093

5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Charm City Run - Baltimore
McHenry Row
1713 Whetstone Way
Baltimore, MD 21230

Pre-race on the 28th starting at 8am

What to wear:

The course is on both paved and single track trails, please wear appropriate footwear to safely complete the course.

PLEASE NO STROLLERS or DOGS on the race course.

Start Time:

Race starts promptly at 9am.   Look for the brightly painted building on the west side of the Herring Run Bridge on Belair Rd.


Parking is along Belair Road from Chesterfield to Parkside Ave.  Be careful not to park within the bus stops.  There is additional parking on Shannon and Chesterfield Ave.

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