Josh Levinson is the Owner and Founder of Charm City Run, a Maryland running specialty company with 8 retail locations, and an events management division that directs eighty endurance sporting events per year. Charm City Run was awarded the running specialty store of the year in 2016 and celebrated its twenty-year anniversary in June. Josh and his wife Kara live in Towson, MD and have three children, Ben (21), Lucy (19) and Samantha (17). Josh grew up in Baltimore and played football and lacrosse at Washington and Lee University where he received a BA in
Economics. After a short career in banking and a stint teaching and coaching at the Gilman School, Josh and Kara moved to Austin, TX where he earned an MBA from the University of Texas-Austin. Upon graduation from UT, Josh worked at Dell Computer and then Pavilion Technologies, a small software company in Austin. Josh and Kara returned to Maryland in 2001 to start Charm City Run which opened in June 2002.