Sunday, August 15th, 2021 Hydes, MD 21082 US Directions
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5K Trail Run

$50 $30 08/15 6:00PM EDT Price increases after December 31, 2020 at 11:59pm EST

Virtual 5K

$50 $30 Price increases after December 31, 2020 at 11:59pm EST
Place
12820 Long Green Pike
Hydes, MD US 21082
Description

The Charm City Run 5K at Boordy Vineyards is one of our most popular races and sells out every year! Each participant will receive a short sleeve shirt and entrance to the post race party which includes a glass of wine, live music and food.  Register now to save your spot. We look forward to seeing you!

Race Details

Sunday, August 15th, 2021
6:00 P.M.
Boordy Vineyards
12820 Long Green Pike Hydes, MD 21082


REGISTRATION FEES


$30 through December 31st, 2020

$35 through April 30th, 2021

$40 through June 30th, 2021

$45 through August 13th, 2021

$50 thereafter

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 Charm City Run 5K at Boordy Vineyards.
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.

There are no refunds of entry given for this event.


Virtual Option:


We have created a virtual race option for those who would like to participate but are not local, or do not feel comfortable attending an in-person race at this time. 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 Friday packet pickup, or can be mailed to you.
3. You'll receive a text or email (if you opt in) when the race "starts" on August 14th.
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 July 15th 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 glowing swag!

Virtual race performances are not eligible for the overall event awards, but we'll certainly be acknowledging the winners in our post-race communication.


PACKET PICK-UP


Friday, August 13th from 4-7PM
Charm City Run - Bel Air
126 S. Main Street #2

Saturday, August 14th from 10AM-2PM
Charm City Run - Timonium
​​​​​​​2045 York Road, Timonium, MD 21093

Race Day:
Starting at 4:30 pm


ARRIVAL


Please plan to arrive at Boordy Vineyards prior to 5:30 p.m. as the roads leading into the Vineyard will be closed at 5:30 p.m. to guarantee all traffic is off the course prior to the start of the race. The following roads will be closed at 5:30 p.m. and will re-open no sooner than 7 p.m.:

Long Green Road between Kanes Road and Long Green Pike
Long Green Pike between Long Green Road and Hydes Road

Please encourage your friends and family to bring along a picnic and join the festivities! NO OUTSIDE ALCOHOL. Only wine purchased at the vineyard will be permitted on the premises.


AMENITIES


Participants in the Charm City Run 5k at Boordy Vineyards receive the following:

  1. Cotton/Poly blend race shirt
  2. Souvenir glass of wine (runners 21+ only, other non-alcoholic beverages available)
  3. Post-race snacks including cheese, bread, vegetables and dips
  4. Access to the post-race party with live music, food vendors, and additional wine offerings for sale


AWARDS
 


Top three males and females overall and age group awards for the following categories: 15 and under, 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69 and 70 and over.


COURSE
 


The out-and-back 5k starts and ends on the vineyard property and covers varying terrain including grass, gravel and road. Runners pass through the vineyard at the beginning and end of the race, with the majority of the race on paved road. Due to the grassy sections strollers are not permitted.


BENEFICIARY

The Long Green Land Trust is a group comprised of local residents who share a common concern for land preservation and quality of life. Several hundred neighbors in and about the Valley comprise the LGLT membership. The Land Trust seeks to help property owners large and small understand the financial and personal benefits that accompany land preservation.

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EVENT GUIDELINES


Please no baby joggers, strollers, roller blades, skates, bikes, dogs, pets or headphones allowed on the race course. Your race number must be worn on your front and must be visible. DO NOT exchange or give your race number to another participant.

Refund, Deferral, Transfer, and Cancellation Policies

As we slowly return to racing in 2021, 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 up to two weeks prior to the race (August 1, 2021). After this deadline passes we are unable to allow deferrals 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 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 two weeks prior to the race (August 1, 2021). 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 Due to COVID-19

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 2021 in-person race not be able to take place as originally planned. If we are forced to cancel the in-person race due to COVID-19 all registrants will be able to choose from the following options:

  1. Transfer your entry into the virtual event and participate from wherever you are (you will receive the race "swag" described above)
  2. Defer your entry to the 2022 event (you will not receive the 2021 race swag, but will be prompted to claim your entry and register for the 2022 event when registration opens)

Please note that our regular cancellation policy found here applies to other scenarios that could prompt the cancellation of an event including weather, local emergencies, etc. If you have any questions about our cancellation policy please email us at events@charmcityrun.com PRIOR to registering.

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