Thursday, February 24, 2011

2011 Run 4 Shelter Half Marathon, 10K & 5K Registration is now open- SAT September 10th



ARace Courses:

*Half Marathon*- FAST & FLAT (expect Asphalt, Beach "50yrds", Wooded trails, Oyster Shell Trails, Elevated Foot Bridges)
The truly unique Half Marathon course follows the Cross Island Trail west to Terrapin Park where runners will follow oyster shell trails to a short "beach challenge" flanking the Chesapeake Bay. The course continues on through the Chesapeake Bay Business Park and looping back on the cross island trail.
*5k & 10K*- FAST & FLAT (expect Asphalt, Elevated Foot Bridges)
The 5K and 10K Race course is situated on Cross Island Trail in Queen Anne's County. The 5K is fast and flat with a course that takes you through a 3.1 mile picturesque landscape of wooded trails and elevated foot bridges. The scenic course runs through Gibson's Grant Community, a quaint new development nestled on the scenic 55 acre Chester River Environmental Park. The 10K course follows the trail to Love Point Park. Come take in nature's beauty and experience the land of pleasant living on the eastern shore!
Click here to view a video of the course.
Click here to view photos of the course and natural habitat.
Click here to view the Our Haven Shelter video.


Cross Island Trail/ Kent Narrows: 
Piney Narrows Rd Chester MD 21619 
See map.

Directions to Race:

From Eastbound RT 50:
Take exit 41 Kent Narrows West, make a left at stop sign onto RT 18/Main Street , make next left going under the overpass toward Piney Narrows Road, make right on Piney Narrows Road, make first left into factory outlet complex.See map.
From Westbound RT 50:
Take exit 41 Kent Narrows west and follow ramp down and make left on Piney Narrows Road. Make first left into the factory outlet complex. See map.

Race Day Schedule:

6:30 AM Race Day Registration & Packet Pickup 
7:30 AM Half Marathon Start 
8:30 AM 5K Race/Walk 
8:30 AM 10K Race/Walk 
9:00 AM Kids Fun Run 
Post Race Awards Ceremony & Refreshments


Overall (Male/Female) and 
Masters (Male/Female). 
Age Group Awards (Top Three Finishers): 
12 under, 13-15, 16-20, 21-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+ 
Kids Fun Run: Awards for all participants

Race Timing:

Chip Timing and scoring will be provided.

Post Race:

Awards, food, and beverages.


For individual and team registration, see our registration page for registration options.

Race Directors:

Aaron Baxter 410-507-1935

Our Haven Shelter info:

Website - 
Krista Pettit - Shelter Director 410-739-4363

Run 4 Shelter Brochure:

Help us promote the Run 4 Shelter 5K! Download our color brochure 
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Other Links

Couch to 5K - Training Schedule 

Promo VideoT September 10

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