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Mercy High School’s 5th Annual 5K and Magic Mile Family Fun Walk

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Have Mercy on our Soles! Join us for Mercy High School’s 5th Annual 5K and Magic Mile Family Fun Walk, presented by the Alumnae Association.

Entry Fees:
• $30 through September 15, $35 on race day
• $25 MHS Alum, Faculty & Staff
• $20 MHS students
• $10 for children 10 and under
• $30 snooze/virtual runner. If you’re not a morning person or are unable to attend the race, you can still support the event by registering under this category!

Want to cheer on someone special in the 5K?

We have a unique way to do that! Order a Mercy Sole and personalize a message that tells them you’re with them all the way. Mercy Soles will line the course and will encourage your special someone just when they need it the most. Purchase a Mercy Sole for just $10 and give a special message to your favorite runner. Please Have Mercy on their Soles!


Refunds or transfers of entry are not permitted. The race will be held rain or shine. Jogging strollers are permitted on course, however you will be asked to line up toward the back of the starting line.

Packet Pick-Up:

Thursday 9/14/17 from 4PM-7PM

Charm City Run Baltimore (Belvedere Square)

516 E. Belvedere Street, Baltimore, MD 21212

Friday 9/15/17 from 3PM-6:30PM

Mercy - 1300 E. Northern Pkwy.

Race Day Schedule:
7:30 a.m. Registration/Packet Pick-Up
8:15 a.m. Warm-up
8:30 a.m. 5K Start
8:35 a.m. Magic Mile Family Fun Walk Start
Post-Race Celebration and Awards Ceremony will follow

Race t-shirt and goody bag. Those who register by August 15 will receive a t-shirt. Shirts are not guaranteed to those who register after this date.

Water stop and mile markers along the course

Post-race refreshments

We will also have music by Distinguished DJ, Justin Keys


• Top three male and female overall finishers
• Top MHS alum finisher
• Top MHS student finisher
• Top male and female in the following age groups: 12 & Under, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+

Course: map

Post Race Party:

Post-race party at Zen West Roadside Cantina (5916 York Rd., Baltimore). Zen West will open early at 10 a.m. for Mercy 5K participants. Come celebrate with food and drink specials!!!


We're so excited about our upcoming 5K on and around Mercy's campus on Saturday, September 16th! In order for the event to run smoothly we need lots of help. Please consider volunteering. Thank you!

Shoe Donation:

We will be taking up a collection of gently used adult-sized, closed-toed shoes onsite at the race. These will be donated to the Manna House, a soup kitchen and day shelter located in Baltimore City. Please click here for additional information.

Sponsorship Opportunities:

Are you interested in being a sponsor of this event? As a sponsor, your company will be positioned as a partner that supports well-being, health, fitness, community, and the education of young women. We offer 4 sponsorship levels, each with their own unique benefit. Please visit this link to view our sponsorship packet.

Situated on a 26-acre wooded campus in north Baltimore, Mercy High School is a private, Catholic, secondary school for young women sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy. We provide a rigorous college preparatory education in an environment rooted in Christian values. Through our STEM programs, arts programs, the Catherine McAuley Honors Program, athletic opportunities, and many clubs and extracurricular activities, there is something at Mercy for every student. We work to develop leadership, scholarship and social responsibility among a diverse group of young women through personal focus and a global perspective.

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