The Chesapeake Bay Bridge 10K Race, officially named Across the Bay 10K, will bring approximately 20,000 runners together to compete in a 6.2-mile race that includes a 4.3-mile trek across the Chesapeake Bay Bridge. The race will benefit several local charities: The Yellow Ribbon Fund, Bosom Buddies Charities, The Team in Training Program and the Chesapeake Bay Foundation. The race includes a weekend of events including a Runners Expo and a Kids Run. This will be a great event for the whole family with participants and spectators enjoying fantastic scenery of one of Maryland's most treasured landmarks.
Date: November 5, 2017
Weekend Schedule of Events
Friday, November 3
Noon – 6 p.m. Pre-Race Expo and Bib Pick-Up, Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium, 550 Taylor Ave, Annapolis, MD
Saturday, November 4
10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Pre-Race Expo (Bib Pick-Up until 8 p.m.)
11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Clearshark Kids Run, Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium, Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium, 550 Taylor Ave, Annapolis, MD
Sunday, November 5
7 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. 10K Race (waves start every 15 minutes)
7 a.m. – 2 p.m. Post-Race Party (open to runners, friends, and family) Chesapeake Bay Business Park, Stevensville, MD
Registration: Registration for the Across the Bay 10k has sold out. Due to the logistics on race day, all participants are required to pick up their bib at the race expo on Friday or Saturday.
Getting to the Race
There will be limited parking near the race course, so satellite parking and shuttles will be provided. Shuttles will run to the race from 6 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. and return from 8:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. All parking is $10. Runner Parking Passes can be purchased online or onsite at the race expo at the Official Race Store on November 7th or 8th at Navy-Marine Corps Stadium in Annapolis. Spectator Parking is first-come-first-served at the following lots: Navy-Marine Corps Stadium - 550 Taylor Avenue in Annapolis, MD, Kent Island High School - 900 Love Point Rd Stevensville, MD, Thompson Creek Park and Ride - Rt.
50 and Thomspon Creek Road Stevensville, MD and Matapeake Elementary and Middle School - 671 Romancoke Rd. Stevensville, MD.
Charities Benefiting from Across the Bay 10K
- The Yellow Ribbon Fund provides support to injured service members and their families while they are at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center or Fort Belvoir Community Hospital and after they return to their hometowns.
- Bosom Buddies Charities promotes breast cancer awareness, encourages early detection, support treatment and celebrates healing.
- The Team In Training (TNT) Program, a charity endurance sports training program for Leukemia and Lymphoma Society that trains novice to experienced athletes to complete marathons, half marathons, triathlons, cycle rides, hiking adventures and other events.
- Chesapeake Bay Foundation is a not-for-profit conservation organization existing solely to restore the Chesapeake Bay—North America’s largest estuary and a National Treasure.