Ronald McDonald House Presents the Red Shoe Shuffle

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5K Run/Walk on Sunday, April 6 at 9 am begins at Ronald McDonald House Charities of Baltimore

WHAT: The Ronald McDonald House Charities of Baltimore presents the 3rd Annual Red Shoe Shuffle 5K Run and Walk on Sunday, April 6, 2014, beginning at 9am.  The course will start at the Ronald McDonald House of Baltimore at 635 West Lexington Street, loop around M&T Bank Stadium and Oriole Park at Camden Yards and finish back at the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Baltimore.

Come join the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Baltimore as participants Shuffle for Smiles during the 2014 5K.  The money raised from this year’s Shuffle will be used to create memories and happiness for families and children at the house.  More than simply a place to lodge, the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Baltimore works to deliver a modicum of joy during a family’s journey with illness by providing special surprises such as making birthday wishes come true, or making available tickets to a show or game, or by having favorite foods appear in the refrigerator.

Ronald McDonald will be on-hand to lead the warm-up and cheer participants throughout the Shuffle. Other characters who will be at the event include Batman, Elvis, the Oriole Bird and Poe from the Ravens.  There will be a Kids Fun Run and a Post Shuffle Party featuring free food and drink, live music and family friendly activities.

Red Shoe Shuffle partners include McDonald’s Family Restaurants of Greater Baltimore, Northeast Foods, Under Armour, The Jerry and Brenda Rush Family Foundation, Harbor East Management Group, The Poole & Kent Corporation, The Rosenwald Team, Sylvan Learning Center, Baltimore Ravens, BGE, Evolve Consulting Group Inc., Giant Food, Hirsch Electric, Legg Mason, NFM, Inc., Saul Ewing LLC, Smart CEO Magazine, Wal-Mart, Ferguson, Hood and Hodges P.A. Lingenfelter Team Max Tracks, My Cleaning Service, Walgreens Baltimore District 276, Ward Boland, Apex Systems, The JK Meek Group, Coca-Cola, Canton Cold Stone Creamery, Ellin and Tucker, Heritage Financial Consultants LLC, Honest Tea, Kathy & Gary Muller, Polished Girls, Maryland Lottery, RCM&D, The Associated, CBS Radio,  Athletes Serving Athletes,  ER Chimney Services and Bagel Works.

WHO: The Ronald McDonald House Charities of Baltimore is the only Ronald McDonald House in the state of Maryland and is celebrating it’s 32nd year serving children and their families.  More than 35,000 families have stayed at the Ronald McDonald House Charities of Baltimore since its opening in 1982.  Ronald McDonald House Charities of Baltimore is open to families in need of respite care while their children are being treated at area hospitals.  For more information on the House, please visit

WHEN: Sunday, April 6, 2014

Shuffle begins at 9 am

Post Shuffle Party to follow

WHERE: Ronald McDonald House Charities of Baltimore

635 West Lexington Street

Baltimore, MD 21201

COST: $45 for adults until race day

$10 for children until race day

For more information about the Red Shoe Shuffle, please visit or call 410-528-1010.

Edited from Press Release

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