7th Annual St. Charles Running Festival
Annual Southern Maryland Event Benefits UM Charles Regional Medical Center
St. Charles joins again with DC Road Runners to host the annual St. Charles Running Festival. The event, which features a 10-miler, 5K and Chick-fil-A Kids Fun Run, is open to runners of all abilities and will take place on Saturday, April 9, 2016 at Regency Furniture Stadium in St. Charles.
Proceeds from the event will benefit the UM Charles Regional Medical Center, a not for profit hospital serving the Southern Maryland region in its mission to provide the community with a full range of health care services. In support of the Charles Regional Medical Center Foundation funding priorities for this year, the Running Festival will help fund comprehensive rehabilitation services to include physical, speech and occupational therapy, as well as cardiopulmonary and cardiac rehabilitation. Registration is open at www.stcharlesrunfest.com
The festival will lead runners through the roads of Charles County with Regency Furniture Stadium serving as the focal point. The scenic and mostly flat 10-mile course has runners starting on Piney Church Road, west on Billingsley Road, and south on St. Charles Parkway. The second half of the race continues south on Radio Station Road, east to La Plata Road, then back to Piney Church Road once again before finishing outside of Regency Furniture Stadium.
The 5K course starts and finishes at the stadium and ventures through the neighborhoods on Piney Church Road. Kids Fun Run will take place inside the stadium.
The day's events coincide with the annual Fan Fest celebration hosted by the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs, including autograph sessions with team players, access to the kids' fun zone at the park, and more.
For more information or to register, please visit www.stcharlesrunfest.com
or call 301 609 4132.