17th Annual Great Eastern State Breakout Race

5K, Other

Event Date

Sat, Oct 11, 2014


Philadelphia, PA

About This Activity

While on-line registration for this event is now closed, you may still register in person during pre-race packet pick-up for $30 (5K) and $15 (Kids Run). 

  • Thursday, October 9th - 5-8pm - LifeSport Fitness (2112 Fairmount Avenue)
  • Friday, October 8th - 5-8pm - Fairmount Running Company (2023 Fairmount Avenue)

5K race day registration begins at 7:00am - $35

Kids Fun Run race day registration begins at 8:30am - $20


Join us for our 17th running of this one-of-a-kind 5K USATF-sanctioned road race through Fairmount and historic Girard College.  Then enjoy a great post-race breakfast on the Brown Street Lawn.

We will also be hosting our 5th Annual Kids Fun Run - a 1/2 mile run around Eastern State Penitentiary following the 5k.

The 5k race will be chip-timed.  Medals and age group awards will be given to:

    • Top three overall male and female finishers
    • Top three teams
    • Top three male and female finishers in the following age groups: under 20, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, and 70 and older.

 Pre-race Packet Pick-Up:

Thursday, October 9 - 5-8pm (LifeSport Fitness-2112 Fairmount Av)

Friday, October 10 - 5-8pm (Fairmount Running Company-2023 Fairmount Av)

Enter as a Team: 

Team size between 3 to 5 persons. All 5-person teams receive a 10% discount on registration (i.e. one person pays half-price). Get your team together today!

Event details and schedule


Brown Street Lawn (22nd & Brown Streets), Philadelphia, PA 19130


7:00-8:25 am Packet Pick-Up and Race Day Registration (Brown Street Lawn)

8:00 am Pre-Race stretch hosted by CoreFitness

8:30 am 5K Race starts

9:15 am Kids Fun Run starts

9:30 am Awards, Raffle, Breakfast


Timed results provided by Fairmount Running Company and will be posted to the race website within 48 hours after the race.

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