About | The Course

10 Kilometers | 4.35 miles Over Water | up to 186 ft. in the air

Just once a year, the Chesapeake Bay Bridge is closed to traffic, and open exclusively for runners, joggers and walkers — like YOU!

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The race starts near the base of the bridge on the Western Shore of the Chesapeake Bay then proceeds directly over the Chesapeake Bay Bridge on the eastbound span. The race ends near Terrapin State Park in Queen Anne’s County.

*Each registrant is allotted 2.5 hours to complete to course. If you are unable to finish in the time frame, a finisher vehicle will gladly pick you up and take you to the finish area.

Please visit the “Cup-Less Racing” page to learn more about keeping the Chesapeake Bay clean.