Annapolis Run for The Light House

Sun September 22, 2019 Annapolis, MD US 21403 Directions

Half Marathon

8:00AM EDT - 11:00AM EDT

5K Jogging Joe Shafran Memorial Run

8:45AM EDT - 11:00AM EDT

1.25 Mile Donut Dash/Walk

9:00AM EDT - 10:00AM EDT
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at

600 Quiet Waters Park Rd
Annapolis, MD US 21403

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The annual Run for the Light House provides scenic half-marathon and 5K routes along the trails of Quiet Waters Park and through the beautiful Chesapeake Bay-front community of Hillsmere Shores. This race event is unlike any other in the greater Annapolis area!

*Returning in 2019 due to popular demand - 1.25 Mile Walk/Donut Dash!

All proceeds from the Run for the Light House will benefit the Light House in Annapolis, a well-known public charity working to end the cycle of homelessness and poverty. The race is organized by the Friends of the Light House, Inc., also a public charity, and timing and race management are provided by T3 Race Management.

Date Sunday, September 22, 2019

Blue Heron Pavilion, Quiet Waters Park, Annapolis, MD.  

Click here for 5K and Half Course Maps 

Race Start
8:00 am Half Marathon
8:45 am 5k Jogging Joe Shafran Memorial Run
9:00 am 1.25 Mile Donut Dash/Walk
All Half Marathon participants should be at the starting line by no later than 7:30 am, and 5k by 8:15 am.  

Registration & Race Entry Fee Information
Half Marathon
Thru June 22, 2019 - $70.00
From June 23 to September 7, 2019 - $80.00 
From September 8 to Race Day - $90.00 
5K Jogging Joe Shafran Memorial Run
Thru June 22, 2019 - $30
From June 23 to September 7, 2019 - $40  
From September 8 to Race Day - $50.00
1.25 Mile Donut Dash/Walk - $25

Please note that registrations are limited. Register early to reserve your space today! Registration is available on-line through September 18, 2019 at midnight.  If the race is not filled by this date, late registration will be available at packet pick-up and race day until it is sold out. Please note: The half marathon should be completed in a 3-hour timeframe. 

Race Fee Includes    
Commemorative race running shirt (5k and Half Only)
Race support, snacks and beverage stations
Post-race food and drinks

Timing chip (no need to return) (5k and Half Only)

2019 Race Premium To Be Announced! 

Refunds & Transfers
No refunds or transfers.

The race is open to participants of various levels of fitness and physical abilities as long as you are able to complete the event in under 3 hours. For the comfort of all 5k and Half Marathon participants, we kindly ask no strollers or dogs.

Race Contact Info

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Get a Refund By Referring Friends

Refer 1 or more participants and get a refund of $5.00. Half Marathon participants can earn up to $50 by referring 10 other friends to our race. 5K participants can earn up to $25 by referring 5 other friends. It's always more fun to run with friends!

Help us Fundraise and Earn Thank You Gifts!

This race is all about raising funds for the Light House Homeless Prevention Support Center. While all of our Half Marathon and 5k runners will receive shirts for their participation, we would like to thank those who go above and beyond by asking friends and family to join us in raising funds to help end the cycle of homelessness in our community.

  • $100 Fundraisers will receive a race branded cooling towel
  • $250 Fundraisers will receive a race branded running belt
  • $500 Fundraisers will receive a light spur running light
  • $1,000 Fundraisers will receive a refund of their entry fee upon request (please email for refund)
  • $2,500 Fundraisers will receive a $100 gift card to Annapolis Running Shop (ARS)
  • $5,000 Fundraisers will receive JLAB Sport Earbuds

Every dollar helps and we thank you for your continued effort so donate or ask friends to join you here!


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