Race Across the World

Event Date

Sat, Oct 4, 2014


Bel Air, MD

About This Activity

The 4th Annual Race Across the World is a Fundraising Event to support Children of Zion Village, an orphanage in Namibia, Africa.  It will be a fun day filled with events for the entire family.  The beautiful 5K cross-country course meanders through wooded areas, around ponds, and across fields.  Runners will receive a t-shirt as well as participant bags filled with gifts from local businesses.  Upon completion of the race, be sure to spend time under the tents where you can learn about growing up in Africa, and about the orphans at Children of Zion Village in Namibia.  There will be a moon bounce, face painting, and other activities for children, as well as concessions for everyone.  In addition to the cross-country 5K run, there will be a walk-a-thon around the track.  

Event details and schedule

The 5K Cross-Country run begins at 8:30 am.

Registration begins at 7:45 am.

Race packets may be picked up at Charm City Run, Bel Air, MD, on Oct 3rd from 4-8 pm.  You may also get your packet the morning of the race at the registration area.

The 5K Cross-Country course begins and ends near the John Carroll High School running track.  Enter the property at the John Carroll entrance on Route 22.  Continue straight back the driveway and you will see the track down the grassy hill on the left.  You may park in available spots along the driveway or in any of the parking lots.

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