8th Annual Marian House Race to Embrace Independence 5k Run and Walk

Saturday, September 24, 2016 Lake Montebello, Baltimore

Join us for a fun, healthy, family-friendly and festive neighborhood celebration to support and highlight the successes of Marian House women moving from dependence to independence. Your participation helps raise vital funds for housing, food, clothing, education, life skills, employability training, counseling service and other necessary support services for homeless women and children.


for the 

8th Annual Race to Embrace Independence



at either of our 2 packet pick-up events OR register at the lake this Saturday

Packet Pick-up Details

Thursday, September 22, noon to 7:00 p.m.
Charm City Run at McHenry Row
1713 Whetstone Way, Baltimore
Friday, September 23, noon to 7:00 p.m.
Charm City Run Timonium
2045 York Rd., 1st Floor, Timonium
Faxed or mailed registrations will not be accepted between now and race day.


30 Women, 30 Stories - Issue Related Videos

Listen to the women and experts of “30 Women, 30 Stories” talk about addiction, incarceration, homelessness, mental illness, and trauma—issues faced by Marian House women and others like them as they move from dependence to independence.

30 Women, 30 Stories

30 Women, 30 Stories“30 Women, 30 Stories: Journeys of Recovery and Transformation”, in 2013 a book created on the occasion of our 30th anniversary. The book shares the inspirational tales of 30 Marian House alumnae who have overcome lives of addiction, incarceration, homelessness, mental illness, and trauma and have gone on to achieve happy and productive lives. Please visit our “30 Women, 30 Stories” page to hear audio stories told by these 30 courageous women.

"30 Women, 30 Stories" is a project of Marian House, made possible by grants from the Open Society Institute-Baltimore, the TKF Foundation, and the David and Barbara B. Hirschhorn Foundation.