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Saturday, September 21, 2024 8:00AM Havre de Grace, MD 21078 US Directions
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Half Marathon

$139.80 $129.20 09/21 8:00AM EDT Price increases after September 15, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT
Open to ages 12 - 99.

10-kilometer

$86.80 $81.50 09/21 8:30AM EDT Price increases after September 15, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT

5-kilometer

$60.30 $55 09/21 8:10AM EDT Price increases after September 15, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT

Virtual Half Marathon

$129.20 $118.60 Price increases after September 15, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT
Open to ages 12 - 99.

Virtual 10K

$81.50 $76.20 Price increases after September 15, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT

Virtual 5K

$55 $49.70 Price increases after September 15, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT

Place

Tydings Park
Havre de Grace, MD US 21078

Description

Charm City Run Events is excited to bring you the 2024 ASICS Susquehanna River Running Festival presented by University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health in conjunction with the Al Cesky Scholarship Fund! Set in the scenic waterfront towns of Havre de Grace and Perryville, MD, the SRRF features Half Marathon, 10K, and 5K races. Stunning waterfront views, great SWAG, and local hospitality make this event one of the area's best. Half Marathon and 10K runners travel over the Hatem Bridge - an opportunity only available at SRRF! We can't wait to share this experience with you!

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at https://www.runsrrf.com/.

RACE INFORMATION

Residents of Havre de Grace & Perryville:

To show our appreciation for your support of the Susquehanna River Running Festival, we want to extend a special discount on race registration just for you! To obtain your unique discount code, please email events@charmcityrun.com prior to registering with the following information: your name, address, and a copy of proof of residency (photo ID, utility bill, etc.) in Havre de Grace, MD or Perryville, MD. Once received, a team member will reply with a coupon code you can use for 20% off your registration fee. Questions? Send us a message and we'll get right back to you!

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 ASICS Susquehanna River Running Festival presented by University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health.
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.

WHAT DO YOU GET FOR YOUR ENTRY?

2024 Finisher Premium

All finishers will receive an ASICS race premium embellished with the race logo perfect for training runs or casual wear 

Half Marathon 

5K and 10K (short sleeved performance shirt)

*Premiums for the Half Marathon and 5k/10k will be revealed closer to race day.

Commemorative Finisher Medal 
*The 2024 medal will be revealed in the summer!

Secure Bag Check

Post-Race Meal from a Local Vendor

Complimentary Beer for Participants 21+

Runner tracking with live updates from the course using RaceJoy

Access to the post-race party including live music, vendors, and waterfront views

Transportation to the start line in Perryville, MD for 10K runners


PACKET PICK-UP:

Monday, September 16th from 4-7PM
5th Company Brewing
325 Front Street
Perryville, MD 21903

Tuesday, September 17th from 4-7PM

Charm City Run Columbia
7090 Deepage Drive
Columbia, MD 21045

Wednesday, September 18th from 4-7PM

Charm City Run Bel Air
126 South Main Street
Bel Air, MD 21014

Thursday, September 19th from 4-7PM
Charm City Run Timonium - please note new address
1313 York Road
Timonium, MD 21093

Friday, September 20th from 12-7PM
Tydings Park
908 S Washington Street
Havre de Grace, MD

Race Day - Saturday, September 21st from 6-7:30am
Limited packet pick-up will occur on race day from 6:00am - 7:30am.

*Packet Pickup locations and times are subject to change. Final Packet Pickup information will be sent in pre-race emails.

BIB MAILING OPTION:

If you are participating in the in-person race and can not make it to packet pickup, or if you simply prefer having the convenience, you may choose to have your race bib and shirt mailed to you. The fee for the bib mailing service is $33.80 per registrant. The bib mailing option will close on September 1st at 11:59 pm. Virtual participants can pick-up at any of the above pick-up sessions or will have their race packet mailed to them automatically at no additional charge. If you sign up for the virtual race after September 1st and select the bib mailing option, your packet will be mailed post race.

Please note: If you select the bib mailing option you cannot defer your entry to the following year after the bib mailing cutoff date of September 1st.


COURSE:

Half Marathon Course and General Information: https://www.runsrrf.com/halfmarathon-info
10K Course and General Information: https://www.runsrrf.com/10k-info
5K Course and General Information: https://www.runsrrf.com/5k-info

*Courses are subject to change and may not be USATF Certified.

Note: Half Marathon and 10K have a course limit that corresponds to a 14:00/mile pace.

AWARDS:

Awards will be given for the in-person Half Marathon, 10K, and 5K as follows:

Top three overall males and females (based on gun time)
Top male and female masters (based on gun time)
Top three nonbinary finishers (based on gun time)
Top three males and females in the following age groups (based on chip time): 14 and under; 15-19; 20-29; 30-39; 40-49; 50-59; 60-69; 70-79; 80 and over.

There is NO double dipping! Awards will be presented at the post-race party, so be sure to check your results on RunSignup and stick around if you’ve earned an award! There are no awards given for the virtual races.

HOTEL PARTNER:


Charm City Run is happy to partner with the Holiday Inn Express for this year’s ASICS Susquehanna River Runner Festival presented by University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health.

Please use the booking link to secure your room, use the group code “RUN” at checkout, or mention Charm City Run when booking over the phone (410-272-8100)! Pricing is valid through September 1 or until all rooms are booked.

Holiday Inn Express
1007 Beards Hill Road
Aberdeen, Maryland 21001

Click here to BOOK YOUR STAY!

BENEFICIARY:

The primary beneficiary of the ASICS Susquehanna River Running Festival presented by University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health is The Albert Cesky Scholarship Fund (ACSF). ACSF is an all volunteer, 501(c)3 organization established in 1985 and based in Harford County, MD. Each year, ACSF awards scholarships to Harford County high school seniors who excel in both athletics and academics, and who best demonstrate the values reflected in the life of Al Cesky. For more information on the Al Cesky Scholarship Fund please visit alcesky.org.


ASICS Susquehanna River Running Festival presented by University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health also benefits several nonprofits in the Havre de Grace and Perryville communities. You can donate directly to these organizations by clicking the "Donate" button at the top of the page or during the race registration process. Please help us support these amazing groups who change lives and make Harford and Cecil Counties a better place to live.

TRAIN WITH US!

Are you ready to race the ASICS Susquehanna River Running Festival presented by University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health? 


TRAIN WITH A SUPPORTIVE GROUP TO RACE TO REACH YOUR FALL GOALS!

We offer training groups for the Half Marathon, 10K and 5K distances. Sign up for a training group during the registration process.

WHAT TO EXPECT

  • Supported group runs and workouts twice a week with safety guidelines and planned routes
  • Positive and welcoming atmosphere for runners and walkers of all levels
  • Weekly training plans and emails
  • Access to expert coaching services and advice
  • Gait analysis with footwear recommendations
  • 10% store discount at Charm City Run
  • Nutrition, gear and injury prevention education
  • Altra training premiums

Half Marathon Training Starts on July 1st
10K Training Starts on July 29th.
5K Training starts on August 13th.

For more information on Charm City Run training programs including details on Susquehanna River Running Festival training click here.

Check out our runner experience video from past events!

Volunteer Opportunities

Want to help out at the 2024 ASICS Susquehanna River Running Festival presented by University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health? We couldn't host this race without the support of our fantastic volunteers! There are lots of opportunities to get involved at the ASICS Susquehanna River Running Festival presented by University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health. Click the volunteer link at the top of page learn more and sign up. Don't forget - volunteers are eligible for our Volunteer Incentive Program where you can earn free entries to your favorite Charm City Run races!

Sponsors

ASICS Susquehanna River Running Festival: A Charm City Run Signature Event


The ASICS Susquehanna River Running Festival presented by University of Maryland Upper Chesapeake Health is owned and operated by Charm City Run Events, a race management and production company located in the Baltimore region with races throughout the state of Maryland. Charm City Run Events is committed to providing a unique and supportive race environment to participants of all faces and paces. Like most runners, we live for the spirit of race day. We love watching friends cross their first finish line together and competitive runners hitting that PR. We also love the celebration afterwards (especially if there's a free beer at the finish!). From 5Ks to Half Marathons, Charm City Run Events offers some of the best in racing in the Mid-Atlantic region! For more information, please click here.

With eight store locations around Maryland, Charm City Run is a Running & Walking Specialty company that is committed to fitting every customer in the "right" shoe.  If you are training for your next event or just looking for something comfortable to wear day-to-day stop in and check us out! Learn more at charmcityrun.com.



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