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Running and Walking Program

MedStar Sports Medicine offers expertise for all running-related injuries, from on-site medical coverage at races to physicians and therapists with extensive training working with injured runners.  In most cases, our providers are runners themselves and understand the runner’s mentality.

We provide a team of sports medicine physicians and physical therapists across the region to provide ideal access to the running community. Our providers understand that runners want experts for diagnosis and treatment of their injuries so they can get back to doing what they love, run.  Our team works together to help you run healthy.

For a Physical Therapy evaluation, to include video gait analysis, with one of our experts, we offer Running Injury Clinics.   

 

Proud Partner of the Following Races

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River Valley Run Trail Festival – August 19, 2017

Baltimore, MD

The River Valley Run is Maryland's premier trail run event! Our event features 5 exciting races: 1) Our nationally recognized and award winning10K trail race through 500 breathtaking wooded acres, 2) a scenic 5K road course on the country roads of Carroll County, 3) a 15K trail race for those looking for an even bigger challenge, 4) a 1 mile Kid's Stampede, and 5) a Toddler Trot for our youngest runners to get their feet wet. The River Valley Run has something for the whole family!

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Charles Street 12 - September 2, 2017

Baltimore City, MD

The Under Armour Charles Street 12 presented by KELLY starts at the Shops at Kenilworth on Kenilworth Drive, and continues south via the Towson bypass to Towsontown Boulevard. After turning right on Towsontown Boulevard, runners will turn left on Osler and run past Towson University and the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center. Osler dead-ends at Stevenson Road and runners will turn right travelling past the Rodgers Forge – Dumbarton Fields, through the Rodgers Forge neighborhood before making a left on Charles Street and heading downtown on Maryland’s most beautiful scenic byway. Runners will enjoy running through Charm City’s most charming neighborhoods and past Maryland’s most esteemed religious, historical and educational institutions. When runners finish the long descent to the Inner Harbor, they will run along the promenade and finish at Power Plant Live where they will enjoy the Power Plant Live post-race party.

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Baltimore Running Festival - October 21, 2017

Baltimore City, MD

Join us at the event that many are calling one of the best races on the East Coast. With five distances to choose from, and all runners snagging a great Under Armour shirt for participating, this event is for you! You won’t want to miss the 16th Baltimore Running Festival!

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Marine Corps Marathon - October 22, 2017

Washington, D.C.

The mission of the Marine Corps Marathon is to promote physical fitness, generate community goodwill and showcase the organizational skills of the United States Marine Corps. Annually ranked as one of the largest marathons in the US and the world, the MCM has been recognized as "Best Marathon in the Mid-Atlantic," "Best for Families" and "Best for Beginners." Runners from all 50 states and more than 50 countries participate in the MCM and an annual calendar of events including the Marine Corps Historic Half in Fredericksburg, VA in May and the MCM Event Series conducted aboard Marine Corps Base Quantico. Organized by the men and women of the United States Marine Corps, the MCM is the largest marathon in the world that doesn't offer prize money, instead celebrating the honor, courage and commitment of all finishers.

 JFK 50 Mile

55th Annual JFK 50 Mile – November 18, 2017

Washington, D.C.

The JFK 50 Mile course is a point-to-point “horse-shoe” configuration finishing at Springfield Middle School in Williamsport, Maryland. School buses will be on hand to bring participants back to the Boonsboro Educational Complex beginning at 2:30 p.m. and will run regularly until 8:30 p.m.

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Catonsville Turkey Trot

Catonsville, MD

Through our 14th Annual CHS XC Turkey Trot we are proud to be able to offer you a spectacular event with a grass roots feel.  We are committed to the true essence of Catonsville which is deeply rooted in community, family and tradition. 100% of the proceeds of our Turkey Trot race go directly to the CHS Cross Country program, including the purchase of uniforms, training tools, and travel expenses, and the philanthropy causes they support, which have included: the outfitting of the new Catonsville High School Athletic Performance Center, the Comet Booster Club and the Comet Park renovations, the Catonsville High School S.A.D.D program, the Carol Saffran-Brinks Memorial Scholarship, the Catonsville Celebrations Committee, the Ulman Cancer Fund and Back on My Feet, a unique national organization that utilizes the training of running to promote self-efficacy within individuals experiencing homelessness so that they may create dynamic changes in their lives.  

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Under Armour KELLY St. Patrick's Day Shamrock 5K

Baltimore, MD

Grab your green and join us for one of Baltimore's largest and most festive 5Ks! Run through our city and finish at Power Plant Live! for an epic after-party. 

This is the first race of the Under Armour 2017 B3 Series presented by KELLY. 

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Credit Union Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Run

Washington, D.C.

The Ten Mile will use a wave start again this year. Runners will be assigned to a color-coded starting corral based on previous race times. Colors on bib numbers will match starting corrals. There will be six waves of approximately 2,500 runners each. The waves will start in 3-5 minute intervals. Runners outside the top 25 males and females will be scored on net times. 

 

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Under Armour Sole of the City 10k presented by KELLY

Baltimore, MD

Join us for the Under Armour Sole of the City 10k presented by KELLY. We’ll run the streets of Baltimore and finish up at Charm City Run McHenry Row. The after-run festivities will be sponsored by our good friends at the Greene Turtle. We can’t wait to see you!

River Valley Run Trail

Carroll County, MD

The River Valley Run is Maryland's premier trail run event! Our event features 5 exciting races: 1) Our nationally recognized and award-winning 10K trail race through 500 breathtaking wooded acres, 2) a scenic 5K road course on the country roads of Carroll County, 3) a 15K trail race for those looking for an even bigger challenge, 4) a 1 mile Kid's Stampede, and 5) a Toddler Trot for our youngest runners to get their feet wet. The River Valley Run has something for the whole family!

 

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