One of the area's biggest running events, the annual Bel Air Town Run, will be Sunday, June 1.

The 5K run, with a one-mile walk, is sponsored by the Renaissance All Sports Athletic Club and the Town of Bel Air.

The 5K starts at 8 a.m., the walk at 8:05 a.m. on Main Street in front of the courthouse, with the finish on Lee Way in front of Shamrock Park.

The event began as a small club run in 1981 and today draws upward of 2,000 participants.


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Pre-race registration is still being taken Thursday and Friday at the Bel Air Athletic Club, 658 Boulton St., from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. and on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Charm City Run, 126 S. Main St.

The registration fee is $20.

Participants can still register on race day at Shamrock Park beginning at 6:30 a.m. Registration will close at 7:45 a.m.

For more information, visit belairtownrun.com.