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Our City, Our Streets, Our Party!
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Includes long sleeve tech shirt, medal and race entry

10K with Premium

$90 $70 04/06 8:30AM EDT Price increases after October 31, 2023 at 11:59pm EDT
Includes medal and race entry

10K WITHOUT Premium

$70 $50 04/06 8:30AM EDT Price increases after October 31, 2023 at 11:59pm EDT
Includes long sleeve tech shirt, medal and race entry

10K with Premium (Virtual Run)

$80 $60 Price increases after October 31, 2023 at 11:59pm EDT
Includes medal and race entry

10K WITHOUT Premium (Virtual Run)

$60 $40 Price increases after October 31, 2023 at 11:59pm EDT

Place

Harbor Point
1310 Point Street
Baltimore, MD 21231

Description

April 6th will be a day for runners. It will be our city, our streets and, of course at the end of it all, our party!

Starting and ending in Harbor Point, the Under Armour Sole of the City 10K presented by Kelly Benefits features a beautiful course along Baltimore's Inner Harbor and surrounding communities, awesome race premiums from Under Armour, and an amazing post-race party with beer and live music. We hope you will join us!

2022 RACE VIDEO

Race Information


ENTRY FEES

In-Person Race
$70 until 10/31/23
$75 11/1/23 until 12/31/23
$80 1/1/24 until 2/29/24
$85 3/1/24 until 3/31/24
$90 after 3/31/24

Virtual Race
$60 until 10/31/23
$65 11/1/23 until 12/31/23
$70 1/1/24 until 2/29/24
$75 3/1/24 until 3/31/24
$80 after 3/31/24

The Under Armour Sole of the City 10K presented by Kelly Benefits features a virtual race option for $10 off the prevailing entry fee. The option to register without an Under Armour premium is also available and the entry fee is $20 less than the prevailing rate.

Course Time Limit: The Sole of the City 10K has a course time limit of 2 hours (this is calculated from the time your wave crosses the start line). 

Race registration fees (and the processing charge from RunSignup) are not refundable. These funds are used to pay for race premiums, permits, supplies, staffing, and other costs incurred before, during, and after the event is held. To be consistent and fair to everyone we cannot make exceptions to this policy.

Want to run for free? With our referral program you can have your registration fee refunded!

Here is how it works:
1. Register online for the Under Armour Sole of the City 10K presented by Kelly Benefits.
2. Receive a unique referral link via your confirmation page and email.
3. Share this link with your friends, family or post on social media.
4. After (5) registrants sign up using your unique referral link you will automatically receive a refund of your registration fee.


VIRTUAL RACE INFORMATION


We have created a virtual race option for those who would like to participate but are not local. Here's how the virtual race works:

1. Register for the virtual event, and sign up for text or e-mail notifications
2. Your race swag will be available for pickup at our pre race packet pickups, or can be mailed to you at no additional cost. We will begin mailing virtual packets on April 9th.
3. You'll receive a text or email (if you opt in) when the race "starts" on April 6th.
4. Run your race and submit your results either by text message or email (if you've opted in) or by heading to the results page here by April 7th at 11:59 PM Eastern Time). Results update in real time as people submit their times. Be sure to take a selfie and post on social media with the hashtag #charmcityrun
5. Sit back and enjoy your swag!

Virtual race performances are not eligible for the overall event awards.


PACKET PICK-UPS

Monday, April 1st from 4PM-7PM
Charm City Run - Annapolis
1910 Towne Centre Blvd #120
Annapolis, MD 21401

Tuesday, April 2nd from 4PM-7PM
Charm City Run - Bel Air
126 S. Main Street
Bel Air, MD 21014

Wednesday, April 3rd from 3PM-7PM
Charm City Run - Columbia
7090 Deepage Drive
Columbia, MD 21045

Thursday, April 4th from 3PM-7PM
Charm City Run - Timonium
2045 York Road #2
Timonium, MD 21093

Friday, April 5th from 12PM-7PM
Charm City Run - Fells Point
1500 Thames Street
Baltimore, MD 21231

Saturday, April 6th (Race Day) - Starting at 6:30AM
Harbor Point
1310 Point Street
Baltimore, MD 21231

*Packet Pickup locations and times are subject to change. Final Packet Pickup information will be sent in pre-race emails.

If you wish to pick up someone else's packet you must present their pre-race email that contains their QR code.  We appreciate your cooperation with this.

Virtual race participants may pick up their race packet at any of the pickup opportunities listed above, or have their packet shipped directly to them at no additional cost. Packets will not begin shipping until 4/9/24. If you need to edit your mailing address please click here to go to your RunSignUp profile, scroll down to Sole of the City 10K under your upcoming races, and click “Manage Registration.”


COURSE

Starting and finishing at Harbor Point, the 2024 course will visit scenic areas of Downtown Baltimore, Harbor East, Federal Hill, Harbor Point and the Baltimore promenade. .

2 water stops will be available on course at the following locations:

  • Water Stop #1 - MD Science Center (approx. 2.3 miles)
  • Water Stop #2 - Patterson Park (approx. 4.1 miles)

Portable restrooms will also be located at each water stop.

Course is subject to change.


Starting Corrals:

The race will be split into 4 corrals to space runners out and give everyone a great racing experience. The letter on your race bib corresponds to your starting corral. Placement in corrals is determined by the estimated pace you provided during registration. All runners should be in their corrals by 8:15 AM. If you wish to run with a person who has been assigned a different corral you may move back to a later corral, but not forward to an earlier position. Volunteers will be in place to help guide you to the correct corral on race day!


BAG CHECK

A bag check is provided for all registered participants. Bag check will be located behind Packet Pickup, on the West side of Harbor Point Plaza Greenspace. Bag check will operate from 6:30 AM to 11 AM.


WHAT DO YOU GET FOR YOUR ENTRY

  • Under Armour race premium (for those who choose the "with premium" option)
  • Live music
  • 2 FREE beers at the finish line
  • Post race snacks
  • FREE Downloadable Race Photos
  • Finisher medal (2023 medal pictured below)

  • Bag Check


BEER BRACELET

Each registrant (21 years of age and older) will receive two complimentary beers included in their registration. Participants have the option to purchase an "unlimited" beer bracelet for the post-race party for an additional $20.00. Please do not select this option if under 21 years of age. Bracelets are non-transferable, and Charm City Run reserves the right to deny service to anyone who appears intoxicated or cannot produce photo ID when requested.


SOLE OF THE CITY 2024 10K TRAINING

TRAIN WITH A SUPPORTIVE GROUP TO REACH YOUR FALL RACE GOALS! 

Our 8 -week 10K training program is designed for beginner and intermediate-level runners who want to improve speed and endurance. Regardless if you plan to race at the end of the program, this training group will help you develop a consistent running routine.

Group programs are offered at Charm City Run locations. You will meet twice a week for supported group runs with your fellow runners and coach - once for a speed workout and once for a distance run in addition to following a weekly training plan. Your expert coach will provide plenty of advice and running education along the way including tips & tricks for hydration, nutrition and injury prevention.

No running experience necessary! Runners, walkers and run/walkers of all levels welcome!

Interested for training for another B3 Distance Series race?
For Shamrock 5K Training Click Here
For Charles Street 12 Training Click Here


AWARDS

Awards will be given as follows:

  • Top three overall males, females, and non-binary runners.
  • Top male, female, and non-binary masters runners (40+)
  • Top three males and females in the following age groups: 11 and under; 12-15; 16-19; 20-29; 30-39; 40-49; 50-59; 60-69; 70-79, and 80+.

Overall awards are calculated by gun time, and age group awards are calculated by net time. No double dipping.


EVENT BENEFICIARY



IMPROVING THE LIVES OF INDIVIDUALS WITH AUTISM & THE PEOPLE WHO CARE FOR THEM

Established in 2000 by parents of children with autism, Pathfinders for Autism has since grown into Maryland’s largest autism organization. Pathfinders for Autism works to support and improve the lives of individuals affected by autism through expansive, customized programming, and by providing resources, training, information and activities free of charge. April is World Autism Month and we are excited to partner with a local organization doing great work in our community and beyond.

 

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Want to help out at the Sole of the City 10K? We couldn't host this race without the support of our fantastic volunteers! There are lots of opportunities to get involved at the Under Armour Sole of the City 10K presented by Kelly Benefits. Click here to learn more and sign up. Don't forget - volunteers are eligible for our Volunteer Incentive Program where you can earn free entries to your favorite Charm City Run races!

Refund, Deferral, Transfer, and Cancellation Policies

We want to be completely transparent with our policies regarding refunds, deferrals, and cancellations. If you are interested in signing up for this race please read this section carefully prior to registering. All interested participants will be shown these policies during the registration process and must agree to adhere to them in order to be admitted to the event.

Refunds

Race registration fees (and the processing charge from RunSignup) are not refundable. These funds are used to pay for race premiums, permits, supplies, staffing, and other costs incurred before, during, and after the event is held. To be consistent and fair to everyone we cannot make exceptions to this policy.

Deferrals

We offer the option for registrants to defer their entry to the following year's event based on Charm City Run's General Deferral fee schedule:

Until March 23, 2024 (2 weeks prior to race day) - $15.00
March 24, 2024 - April 5, 2024 (within 2 weeks of race day) - $30.00.

Registrants may defer their entry by going into their profile on runsignup.com and choosing "Manage Registration" next to the race.

Transfers

We offer the option for registrants to transfer their entry to another eligible participant up to April 5, 2024. After this deadline passes we are unable to allow transfers as race materials have been received and prepped for the event. Again, to be consistent and fair to everyone we cannot make exceptions to this policy. Registrants may transfer their entry to another registrant by going into their profile on runsignup.com and choosing "Manage Registration" next to the race.

Cancellation

2020 showed just how unpredictable our world can be, and the running industry was certainly no exception. We know that it's important to have as much information at your disposal when making a decision whether to sign up for a race or not, and we want you to know exactly what your options will be should the 2024 in-person race not be able to take place as originally planned. Our regular cancellation policy found here covers scenarios that could prompt the cancellation of an event including weather, local emergencies, public health emergencies, etc. If you have any questions about our cancellation policy please email us at events@charmcityrun.com PRIOR to registering.

Sponsors


Under Armour Sole of the City 10K presented by Kelly Benefits: A Charm City Run Signature Event


The Under Armour Sole of the City 10K presented by Kelly Benefits is owned and operated by Charm City Run Events, a diversified event management and race timing company that manages over 125 events annually. Like most runners, we live for the spirit of race day. We love watching friends cross their first finish line together and competitive runners hitting that PR. We also love the celebration afterwards (especially if there's a free beer at the finish!). From 5Ks to Half Marathons to Triathlons, Charm City Run Events offers some of the best in racing in the Mid-Atlantic region!

With 8 retail store locations around Maryland and Delaware, Charm City Run is a Running & Walking Specialty company that is committed to fitting every customer in the "right" shoe.  If you are training for your next event or just looking for something comfortable to wear day-to-day stop in and check us out! Learn more at charmcityrun.com.

LIVE. GIVE. RUN.

Run with us in: Annapolis | Bel Air | Columbia | Fells Point | 
 Frederick | Gaithersburg | Rehoboth Beach | Timonium 

Train with us | Race with us

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Directions

Harbor Point
1310 Point Street
Baltimore, MD 21231

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