Date: Monday, 26 May 2014
Location: Boston Street Running, 2713 Boston Street, Baltimore, MD 21224
Time: Convocation 7:30AM, race start 8:00AM
Memorial Day is the occasion to celebrate and commemorate America’s warriors. The Baltimore City Police Department Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 3 and the Baltimore City Fire Department Fire Fighters IAFF Local 734 together with Boston Street Running will be sponsoring the second annual Special Operations Memorial Day 5K Run to honor our warriors and provide direct financial support to the surviving families of one of America’s most elite fighting forces; the US Navy SEALs. All proceeds from registration/entry fees to this event will be donated to the Navy SEAL Foundation (http://www.navysealfoundation.org).
Entry Fees: $25 until 26 May
The event will be held rain or shine, and entry fees are non-refundable.
Close: Thursday 22 May 2014 at midnight
The 5K run will be a fast out-and-back starting and finishing at Boston Street Running, 2700 block of Boston Street. The race will head East along Boston Street to S. Clinton Street, turn right and head South along S. Clinton Street to the turn-a-round point. The race course will offer a unique vantage point from which to experience Baltimore City and it’s maritime and industrial sector as the course travels through the Canton Port District with scenic views of Ft. McHenry, the John Brown, the City skyline and the harbor.
1st, 2nd and 3rd overall Male and Female Awards
1st, 2nd and 3rd overall Active/Non-Active Duty Military
1st, 2nd and 3rd overall First Responder (Police, Fire & EMS)
First Responder Perpetual Trophy (highest scoring first responder category)
1st Male & Female 14 & Under
1st Male & Female 15-19
1st Male & Female 20-29
1st Male & Female 30-39
1st Male & Female 40-49
1st Male & Female Masters (Age 50-59)
1st Male & Female Grand Masters (Age 60+)
All participants will be eligible to win running shoes, accessories and amenities from: Newton, Pearl Izumi, Puma, Swiftwick, 2XU, Under Armour, Nathan, and more!
The 2014 event will feature a very special opportunity to bid on and win unique and very special one-of-a-kind Navy SEAL Memorabilia kindly donated by former Executive Officer of Seal Team Two and Commanding Officer of Seal Team Eight. All items will also be on display at the Boston Street Running store, 2713 Boston Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21224 on race day. All proceeds from the auction will be donated to The Navy SEAL Foundation.
There is also a pdf available of the Silent Auctions items and a brief description of each piece for download.
The first 800 registered participants will be guaranteed to receive a premium custom designed SOFFE T-shirt with the race logo and sponsors.
Water and electrolyte replacement drinks will be available at the halfway point. Police and course marshals will direct racers at major turns. The course will be clearly marked.
Post Race Events:
Music, refreshments, fresh baked goods and fruit will be available to all at the race day expo. A silent auction featuring especially donated Navy SEAL memorabilia will be part of the commemoration along with race results, awards ceremony and gift lottery give-away.
Packet Pick Up:
Packets will be available for pick up from Friday 23 May to Sunday 25 May at Boston Street Running and also on race day from 6:00 AM – 7:25 AM at the start/finish area.
Event Results and Media Coverage: