Annapolis Run for The Light House

Annapolis, Maryland

Annapolis, Maryland

Fri 13th September 2024 - Sun 15th September 2024

5 races

Organiser's Description

The 15th annual Annapolis 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!
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 Friends of The Light House, Inc., also a public charity, and timing and race management are provided by T3 Race Management.
 
Location 
Blue Heron Pavilion in Quiet Waters Park - 600 Quiet Waters Park Rd, Annapolis, MD 21403
Dates
In-Person - Sunday, September 15, 2024
Virtual - Friday, September 13 - Sunday, September 15, 2024
 
Race Starts
8:00am Half Marathon - 11:00am (must finish in 3 hours)
8:45am 5K
9:00am 1.25 mile Walk
All Half Marathon participants should be at the starting line no later than 7:45am and 5K by 8:30am.  All participants must finish by 11:00am.
 
Registration and Race Entry Fee Information
Half Marathon
Thru July 31, 2024 - $90.00            
From August 1 - August 31, 2024 - $100.00
From September 1st to Race Day - $110.00
5K
Thru July 31, 2024 - $40.00            
From August 1 - August 31, 2024 - $50.00
From September 1st to Race Day - $60.00
1.25 Mile Walk - $25.00
Virtual Half Marathon - $30.00 (extra fee for shirt)
Virtual 5K - $30.00 (extra fee for shirt)
Please note that registrations are limited.  Registration is available online through September 12, 2024, or until we SELL OUT!  If the race is not filled by this date, late registration may be available at packet pick-up and race day until sold out.  Shirts are not guaranteed for late or day-of registrations.
 
In-Person Race Fee Includes
Commemorative race running shirt         5k - Technical Short Sleeve       Half Marathon - Technical Long SleeveFinisher Medal In-person Half Marathon Only / No medals for virtual or 5KRace support and beverage stations  - Post Race FoodTiming bib (5k and Half Only)  
 
Rules
All participants must finish by 11:00 AMAll participants in the Half Marathon must be at least 12 years oldAll participants in the 5K must be at least 6 years oldNo headphonesRunners only, no wheel, no strollersNo petsStay to the right unless passingThe timing bib must be worn as directed to be officially scored.
 
Packet PickUp Instructions  - Saturday, September 14th
(Half Marathoners and 5K runners Only!) ~ (Walkers: There is NO packet pick-up for you, we look forward to seeing you on race day!)DATE: Saturday, September 14, 2024
TIME: 8:00am - Noon
LOCATION: The Light House, 10 Hudson Street, Annapolis, MD 21401
(Note: this is a different location than the race)
DRIVE THRU Pick-Up
Turn on to Hudson StreetTurn Left into The Light House parking lot Pull up to Tent, please stay in your car and someone will bring your Packet to youPlease pull straight ahead; take a left to exit out of the parking lot onto Willow St.
There is no mailed race packet option. For in-person participants, packets include BIB and safety pins, a race shirt, and a swag bag. 
Awards
●      There will be finisher medals for the Half Marathoners only●      Super cool Awards will be for the top 3 finishers in various age categories
 
Volunteers
Volunteering at the RUN is super fun and a great way to help The Light House! Students can receive service hours for volunteering! (children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult)  
Please click the link and fill out the VOLUNTEER FORM.  CLICK HERE
 
Photos!
We love seeing your pre and post-race photos! You can post them directly to the RunSignup photo page, or email them to events@friendslhs.org with your permission to post and we will share them for you on social media. Share your pictures by tagging @FriendsOfTheLightHouse 
 
Race Results
In-person race results will be monitored by T3 Race Management and posted to RunSignUp.com.  
Virtual race participants must submit results by heading to the RunSignUp.com Results Page by Sunday, September 15th at 11:59 PM Eastern Time.  Click Here
 
BREAKFAST Donation Drive 
Help fill our Light House Food Pantry: Boxed cold cereal - Smaller boxes are best, Instant oatmeal (packets or microwave cups), Cereal/breakfast bars - Nutrigrain, BeiVita, etc., Canned Fruits/Fruit Cups. Preferably (pop tops), Shelf-stable milk (32oz box most needed size), Shelf stable fruit juice (100% juice) -32oz bottles or smaller, Peanut Butter and Jelly/Jam.Donations can be dropped off at Packet Pick-Up or on Race Day.
 
Parking
Parking can be found throughout Quiet Waters Park.  There will be signs and volunteers directing you to parking options on Race Day. No parking is allowed on the grass or anywhere that is not a designated parking spot.
Virtual OptionWe are excited to offer a Virtual option for the Half Marathon and 5K.  Virtual races are fun and convenient!  Run anytime and anywhere - solo or with your team between Friday, September 13th and Sunday, September 15th.
     Here's how the virtual race works:
1. Register for the virtual event.
2. Commemorative T-shirts are available for an additional fee and will be available for pickup at our Saturday, September 14th packet pickup. You may also choose to have your t-shirt mailed to you for a fee. Race swag bags are not available to be shipped.
3. Run your race and submit your results by heading to the Runsignup Results Page by Sunday, September 15th at 11:59 PM Eastern Time. Click Here
4. Post your photos directly to the RunSignup photo page, or email them to events@friendslhs.org with your permission to post and we will share them for you on the website and social media. Tag us at FriendsOfTheLightHouse
Virtual race performances are not eligible for the overall event awards.
 
Weather
Since when has a little rain stopped a group of dedicated runners?  The Run for The Light House will be run rain or shine.  Unfortunately, no reschedule date is available if cancellation occurs due to extreme weather conditions or other force majeure.
 
Covid Precautions
The safety of participants, volunteers, sponsors, and staff is of utmost importance to the Annapolis Run for The Light House Committee. We will be following local and state guidelines as they relate to COVID-19.  Participants will be informed of any changes to the race as soon as we become aware of such changes.  In the event, we are forced to cancel the in-person race due to COVID-19 restrictions all registrants will be automatically switched over to the virtual race option. 
 
Refunds & Transfers
No refunds or transfers.
 
BECOME A SPONSOR
For information on Sponsorships please visit - SPONSOR PAGE
 
For more information on Friends of The Light House please visit FriendsLHS.org
Thank you for your support of this event!

Races

  • Half Marathon (In-Person)

    Sun 15th September 2024

  • 5K Jogging Joe Shafran Memorial Run (In-Person)

    Sun 15th September 2024

  • 1.25 Mile Walk (In-Person)

    Sun 15th September 2024

  • Half Marathon (Virtual)

  • 5K (Virtual)

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  • Half Marathon (In-Person)

    Sun 15th September 2024

  • 5K Jogging Joe Shafran Memorial Run (In-Person)

    Sun 15th September 2024

  • 1.25 Mile Walk (In-Person)

    Sun 15th September 2024

  • Half Marathon (Virtual)

  • 5K (Virtual)

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