Some Known Baltimore Area Group Runs

Here is a partial listing of known Baltimore area group runs - for more see Club pages.

Monday evenings: Year round - 6:30 PM, Federal Hill Fitness (South side of Cross Street Market near the Light Street side).  The Federal Hill Runners run various routes through the Federal Hill and Inner Harbor Area.  More information about this group is available at the Federal Hill Runners website, or contact Ryan McGrath.

Tuesday evenings,

Fells Point Runners leave from Canton Sports Orthopedic next to the Bay Cafe at 6:45 year 'round to tour the Inner Harbor area.  Contact Pete Mulligan for more details.

Wednesday mornings 5 AM - Bob Hilson of the Pacemakers Club organizes track workouts at Gilman.

Wednesday evenings , 5:30 PM, year round.  Baltimore Road Runners Hopkins Wednesday Night Group departs from Homewood Field for a six mile out-and-back journey along University Parkway/Roland Avenue to Lake Avenue and return.  Many runners adjourn to PJ's for beer and Pizza afterwards.

The Misfeets leave from 923 Stiles Street at 6:00 PM in Little Italy, then eat pizza and drink beer later.  Oh, and the ice cream visit to Vacharro's?  No lid, for sure.  Contact Chuck Ursone for more details.

Thursday evenings, summertime--The Baltimore Road Runners host a series of low-key summer track meets and cross-country runs.  Check their site for details.

Saturday mornings:
The NCR Trail Snails run from Ashland at an easy 9 to 12 minute pace early Saturday mornings.  Contact Rich Desser.

Donna Karasic usually organizes a small but merry band of hardy souls for long runs at 7:00 to 7:30 pace on the NCR Trail on Saturdays.  Mid-week they may run early in the morning downtown.

Bob Hilson organizes Pacemaker group runs through out Baltimore City, with Druid Hill Park being one of their favorite areas.Courses will vary on Charles Street, through the Inner Harbor, and out at Loch Raven Reservoir.

The Baltimore Frontrunners usually leave from O'Donnell Square in front of Helen's Garden at 9:00 AM on Saturdays.

Sunday Mornings: The official Baltimore Marathon Training Program, coached by Tim Knowlton, usually meets at the NCR Trail Paper Mill Road Parking lot at 8:00 AM, but will move to earlier start times in hot weather.  Contact Coach Tim

The Baltimore Area Triathlon Club will host a variety of workouts, including swim, bike or running over the weekend.  Contact Kevin Joubert for more details.

Others:
The Metro Harriers conduct a series of cross-country meets throughout many of Baltimore's city parks.  Contact John Lundquist for details.

The Baltimore Frontrunners is a Canton based running club for the gay and lesbian community in the Baltimore area

The Howard County Striders have their Bagel Runs from Wilde Lake Village Center in Columbia on Saturday mornings at 7:00 AM.  Large crowds and a variety of alternative distances make for a great venue.

The Annapolis Striders have a beginning marathon program called Moore's Marines.  The group trains for a fall marathon in that area southwest of Baltimore.

Charity Groups for Marathons :
Many people have found inspiration and training partners by participating in fund-raising efforts to help combat debilitating or terminal illnesses.  Typically a participant pledges to raise funds for a cause, and having reached that goal, then completes a destination marathon with the training group.  Alaska, Hawaii, Ireland, Bermuda, and Disney World are just a few of the destination marathons that these groups target.  They hold informational meeting throughout the area to discuss various marathons.

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