Exercise Your Mental Health: October 14, 2018 – Maryland State Fairgrounds – Baltimore County

Join us for the 2017 JWB 5K

The 5K race (walkers are welcome!!) begins and ends on the field at Johnny Unitas Stadium at Towson University.  Wind your way through local Towson neighborhoods and finish on the 50 yard line in time for an amazing post-race party!

Proceeds of the 2017 John W. Brick 5K benefit the John W. Brick Mental Health Foundation, which advances learning on how exercise benefits mental health.

Registration Information:

  • 5K Run or Walk: $35.00 | $40.00 on Race Day
  • Family Fun One Mile Walk: $25.00

There are no refunds of entry given or transfers of entry permitted for this event.

Revised JWB 5K Course

The Course: 

September 10th, 8:30 am start at Johnny Unitas Stadium


  1. Start on visitor side 50yd line
  2. Follow track counter clockwise
  3. Exit Unitas Stadium at 100m sprint starting area
  4. Right onto Auburn Drive
  5. Right onto Osler Drive
  6. Right onto Stevenson Lane
  7. Turnaround located on Stevenson Lane approximately 50 feet prior to intersection with Bellona Ave.
  8. Run course in full reverse to Finish

Race Day Information:

  • Sunday, September 10th
  • 5K Run/Walk will begin at 8:30 a.m.
  • Family Fun One Mile Walk will begin at 8:45 am


  • Tech shirts, medals and goody bags for the first 1,200 registrants!!  Water stop on course.
  • Pre-race warm-up featuring Lynne Brick and the Oriole Bird!!
  • Post-race village featuring vendors, music, food, beverages, Kid’s Fun zone and more!!


Cash prizes will be awarded to the top 3 male and female Overall Finishers ($200/$100/$50) as well as male and female Masters ($75) and Grandmasters ($75).

Age group awards to the top three male and female finishers in the following age groups: 10 and under, 11-15, 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 and over.

There will also be an award this year for the largest team, so email your friends today and get started!!  Just create a team name and have each of your friends enter the team name on their registration – it’s just that easy!!

Packet Pick-Up and in person registration will be available:

Registration at our in-person packet pick up locations requires payment via cash or check

Thursday Sept 7th from noon until 6:00 pm at Planet Fitness  11989 Reisterstown Road (in the Reisterstown Shopping Center), Reisterstown, MD 21136

Friday September 8th from noon until 7:00 pm at Falls Road Running Store, 6427 Falls Road (behind Princeton Sports), Baltimore MD 21209

Saturday, September 9th from 9:00 am until 3:00 pm at Brick Bodies Padonia (in shopping center), 2430 Broad Avenue, Timonium, MD  21093

And, of course, on race day morning at Johnny Unitas Stadium on Towson University campus beginning at 7:00 a.m.

We would greatly appreciate your efforts in fundraising to raise money for the John W. Brick Mental Health Foundation.

At the conclusion of the registration process you will be asked if you would like to fundraise.  You can fundraise as an individual or as part of a team or simply make a donation.  This year we have made it easy for you to set up your own fundraising page and contact your friends and family to enlist their help.

To go directly to the fundraising page please click here.

NEW IN 2017:

Join our ELITE Fundraising team!!  Just commit to raise $2,500 by race day and receive awesome “ELITE TEAM” gear and swag bag.  We will give you fundraising tips and help you hit your goal!!


To sign up for the elite team please click the button below. Please then email Laurie Amatucci at laurie@cancerve.org in order to complete the registration process.

QUESTIONS? Contact us!