Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Find local 5K races in March around the Philadelphia region.
Looking for things to do in March or on St. Patrick's Day? Get some fresh air and enjoy the outdoors with these nearby runs and 5Ks, many of which are for good causes. Below is a list of nearby runs in March in the greater Philadelphia region: Saturday, March 2 Saturday, March 9 Saturday, March 16 Tuesday, March 19 Saturday, March 23 Saturday, March 30
Friday, September 28, 2012
Check out these events in from Northwest Philly to the Main Line and beyond this weekend.
Are you looking for something to do this weekend? Check out our top five local events for this weekend. 1. Manayunk StrEAT Festival 2. Malvern Fall Festival and Bark in the Park 3. Ardmore Oktoberfest 4. 3rd Annual West Chester STOMPS Cancer 5K & Fun Run 5. Chestnut Hill 4th Annual Book Festival and Speaker Series
Thursday, September 27, 2012
The event, to be held Oct. 13, will help the library maintain its collections.
Runners and bookworms alike will take to the streets of Penn Wynne on an upcoming October morning: Penn Wynne Library will hold its 12th annual 5K race on Oct. 13, with all proceeds from the race benefiting the library. The race begins at 9 a.m. at the library (130 Overbrook Parkway), and participants can walk or run the course. The top three male and female finishers will receive trophies, with a medal for the top finisher in each age group. But even if you're not quite as speedy, the first 200 people to register for the 5K will get a free t-shirt—plus, all kids get an award, too. According to a press release, the 5K festivities go beyond the race, and will include arts and crafts, therapeutic massage, face painting, and a moon bounce in …
Thursday, August 2, 2012
Looking to stretch your legs in an organized run?
It's August, so the heat is on. Luckily, most of the events below start in the morning. There are plenty of interesting runs this month, including a couple 15k races, a duathlon and even a pentathlon. Thursday, Aug. 2 Bourneylf Run/Walk 5K run and 2-mile walk, Rustin High School, West Chester, $20 Phoenixville Twilight Summer Track Series #2, open track meets, multiple distances, hurdles and relays, starts 6:30 p.m., Phoenixville Area High School track, $5 per person per meet Saturday, Aug. 4 Wounded Warrior 5K Trail Run and Walk, start time 9 a.m., Warwick Park, Pottstown, $30 Sunday, Aug. 12 2012 Greater Philadelphia Runners Pentathlon, start time 8 a.m., each runner participates in 5 events, Fort Washington, $45 per person Thursday, …
Friday, May 4, 2012
Looking for a 5K, 10K, or half-marathon?
Looking for a local run this May? The Alex Wake Memorial 5K Run and 1-Mile Walk will be held at The Baldwin School on Saturday, May 5. The annual race, which works to raise awareness about domestic violence, also funds a scholarship in Alex's name. Or on Sunday, you can run the Cynwyd 5K, the first of what will hopefully become an annual scenic run along the Cynwyd Heritage Trail. There are also a number of races happening across the region this month, including 5Ks for dogs, races for moms and daughters, and a half-marathon for the "odd" among us. Saturday, May 5 Alex Wake Memorial 5K Run and 1-Mile Walk; 5K and 1-mile walk; 9 a.m. start time, 8 a.m. check-in; $17-27 Philly Challenge; adventure run through the city; 1 p.m. start time; …