6th Annual Fox CHASE AWAY CANCER 5k & 1.5 mile walk

5K, 5 Mile

Event Date

Sat, Aug 1, 2015


Jenkintown, PA


Activity Today Later

Running-5K - Individual Age group/open

$20 $25 Closed

Walking-1.5 mile - Individual Age group/open

$20 $25 Closed

Kids run -.5 mile - Individual Age group/open

$0 $0 Closed

About This Activity

Our goal of the Fox CHASE AWAY CANCER Event is to provide a one day celebration and recognition of Fox Chase Cancer Center employees who continually fight cancer every single day for us and our families and those who have been or are currently being treated at Fox Chase. Bring your friends, bring your family, bring anyone who has joined you in the fight against cancer. We are in this together and it is time to CHASE AWAY CANCER for good!

The proceeds of this great event will go to the social work department of Fox Chase Cancer Center so they may place these funds into the hands of families who need help fighting the battle against cancer. A portion of the proceeds will also go to help fund the HCM Foundation Service Programs.

Event details and schedule


7:30 - 8:45am - Number pick up & race day registration at Saint Basil Academy

9:00am - 5k run starts, 9:10am - 1.5 mile walk starts, 10:00am Kids Fun Run starts

10:15am - Awards!

Course Info:

An accurate wheel-measured rolling course starting at Saint Basil Academy and running through the Jenkintown neighborhood across from Alverthorpe Park. Once you come back out of the neighborhood you will re-enter Saint Basil Academy for a track finish!


Special awards in the 5k will be presesented to the top 3 overall male and female winners, and to the top 3 male and female winners in the following age groups: 14 & under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 & over. The walk is non-competitive! All participants in the kids fun run will receive an award!


T-shirts will be provided to all participants who register on or before 7/17.

More information:

For more info on this event, please contact Mike Marsteller at mike@hcmfoundation.org or at (484) 347-3993.


Timed results will be provided by Pretzel City Sports. Results will be posted on www.pretzelcitysports.com within 48 hours after the race.


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