41st Annual Firefighter's Memorial Run

Event Date

Sat, Oct 17, 2015


Philadelphia, PA

About This Activity

Purpose: In memory of the 8 Philadelphia Firefighters who lost their lives battling the Gulf Oil Refinery fire on August 17, 1975. It has continued annually in order to remember all other Philadelphia Firefighters who have died in the line of duty. The proceeds benefit the burn lefts at Crozer-Chester Medical Center, Temple University Hospital, and St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children.

When: Saturday, October 17, 2015 (rain or shine).
8:30am-10:45am – bib pickup and race day registration
11am – 5K run starts
12pm – 1 mile fun run/walk (kids/adults)
12:45pm – Awards

Where: Pennypack Park – Pine Road Entrance (8500 Pine Rd, Phila PA 19111)

How much: $20 before October 14, 2015, $5 for 1 mile fun run/walk, (+$2.50 fee if registering online), $35 (+$3 fee if registering online) after October 14th . Register individually/teams and/or donate at https://runsignup.com/Race/PA/Philadelphia/41stAnnualFirefightersMemorialRun

Awards: Awards to 1st Male and Female Overall; 1st Male Master (60 & over) and Female Master (50 & over) finishers. Awards to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place finishers in the open divisions. Also, awards for the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place overall finishers in the Fire Service Divisions. Ed Friel Cup awarded to the winning team in the Fire Service Team competition only. Only one award will be given to any entrant. Race professionally timed by Bryn Mawr Racing Company.

Questions: Go to the above link and submit your quesiton to the Race Director

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