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Charm City Run 20 Miler

Sunday September 20th, 2020

Freeland, MD

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Sunday, September 20th, 2020 at 8 a.m.

Please join us for the Charm City Run 20 Miler along the NCR Trail. The NCR Trail is a hardpacked, dirt surface and part of the “Rails to Trail” program. This race is a great training or peak event to prepare for a fall marathon. Max 350 runners. 

Entry Fees:

** Due to the ongoing COVID-19 health crisis we have suspended all registration fee increases until further notice. We will continue to monitor the situation and adjust price deadlines as needed. **

$40.00 from February 5th to February 9th (Special Early Bird Price)

$45.00 through May 31st - price extended through August 31st due to current COVID-19 situation

$50.00 through August 31st

$55.00 through September 17th

$60.00 after September 17th

There are no refunds of entry given or transfers of entry permitted for this event.

Add $10 to the entry fee if you want bus transportation to the start and please indicate such on your registration.

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 20 Miler.
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 is a 350-runner capacity on this race.

Packet Pick-up:

Saturday, September 19th from 1PM-3PM
Charm City Run - Timonium
2045 York Road
Timonium, MD 21093

Race Day
On-site beginning at 6 a.m.

There is no parking at the start of the race. Arrange your own drop-off at the race start or ride the bus from the designated parking area.

The first bus will leave at 6:15 a.m. Buses will leave every 15 minutes thereafter, provided they are full. The last bus will leave at 7:15 a.m. Transportation is not guaranteed for race-day registrants. If you have yet to register for the bus, transportation can be added to your registration by attending a packet pick up session prior to the event, bus transportation cannot be added on race day. 

Additional transportation details will be posted once they are finalized.


Performance shirts to all participants; medical coverage on course; water and Gatorade at designated sites; post-race refreshments at the finish line area.

NOTE: Fluids are available only about every three miles. It is recommended runners carry their own fluid replacement and/or energy supplement.


Cash awards to top three male and female finishers overall ($150, $75, $50); masters ($50); top three male and female finishers in following age groups: 19 and under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 and over.

Weather & Event 

Please review the Charm City Run Weather and Event Cancellation policy here prior to registering for this event. If you have any questions about the policy please email us at [email protected] prior to registering.

Deferral and Transfer Policy:

We allow deferrals and transfers up to one week prior to race day. There is a $10 processing fee for deferrals and transfers. The transfer processing fee is paid by the "new registrant". You may transfer by going into your profile on runsignup.com and choosing manage registration. Transfer will not be allowed after September 13th, 2020. 

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.

Race results will be posted online at CharmCityRun.com.

Race Distances

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CCR 20 Mile Run Click to Find Out Register »

Course Maps

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Start Location

NCR Trail, Freeland, MD

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