Mission Moment: Start Independence Day on the right foot with 4 on the 4th


Runners participate in last year’s 4 on the 4th Four Mile Run through Towson. Please join us this year with proceeds benefiting The Education Foundation of Baltimore County Public Schools. 

Grab your running shoes!  It’s time to get ready for the 2nd annual 4 on the 4th Four Mile Run.

It’s a celebration for everyone! Parents and teachers, students and principals,  BCPS sports teams, community members and business partners, ALL can tie up their laces and stretch their legs.  The race takes place on July 4th in the heart of Towson right before the historic Towson 4th of July Parade.

Race your way around the parade route, beautiful neighborhoods, and Towson University.  Finish in front of the grandstand to meet your family and friends.  If you’re not a runner, but would still like to participate, you can take a stroll and join the 1776 Family Fun Run, or even volunteer to assist with race day duties.  If you’d like to become a sponsor and take the opportunity to support a good cause, several levels are offered.

Last year, the 2016 race attracted nearly 300 participants of all ages and abilities. It’s a great way to enjoy a beautiful day with others and celebrate our great nation.


Lots of red, white, and blue, along with some creative race wear were part of last year’s event.

This year, honored guests include the Mistress of Ceremonies, Denise Koch, of WJZ-TV, and the Official Race Starter Dr. Kim Schatzel, President of Towson University.  ALSO, come meet the Towson Tiger for our pre-race program and warm up, starting at 8:30 a.m.

Compared to last year, you can expect:

  • New route, with fewer turns on the 4 mile run
  • Gildan tech running shirts and larger medals for all participants
  • A more friendly and flatter Fun Run route
  • More pre-race facilities and activities.

New this Year!!! Enjoy post-race festivities at the Charles Village Pub Post Race Party.  For just $10, a breakfast buffet, unlimited non-alcoholic beverages and music are provided at this great place to rally and get ready for the start of the parade. (Attendance to the CVP Post Race Party is limited to the first 350 people who register).

Registration fees are as follows:

  • 4 mile run $30 ($35 on day of race)
  • 1776 Family Fun run: $15 ($20 on day of race)
  • CVP Post Race Party: $10

The run is presented by Zest Social Media Solutions and the John W Brick Mental Health Foundation.  Learn more here:  www.towson4onthe4th.com

All proceeds benefit:

  • The Education Foundation of Baltimore County Public Schools
  • Towson Chamber of Commerce
  • Cancerve

For more information on how to register go to  www.towson4onthe4th.com


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