First Annual Northern/PhilaU Run for the Kids

Event Date

Sun, Apr 6, 2014


Philadelphia, PA

About This Activity

Northern Children’s Services and Philadelphia University are partnering for the First Annual Northern/Philly U Fun Run/Walk for the Kids.  The run will take place in and around the Philly U campus on Henry Avenue in Roxborough.   

Challenge yourself by running some of the hills of Roxborough while helping support the children and families served by Northern Children’s Services.  Families, walkers, strollers are all encouraged to participate.

Founded in 1853, Northern Children's Services supports the healthy development of children, while stabilizing families to build stronger communities.   

Please consider participating in the run and donating to help us reach our goal and help as many kids as possible. All donations are greatly appreciated.  

Prizes will be awarded to the Mens and Womens over all winners. All participants will receive something special to take home!

T-Shirts will given to all pre-registered runners. Shirts will be available the day of the race while they last. 

Timing -- LIN-MARK Sports to utilize the B-TAG from ChronoTrack Systems, the world's most advanced timing system with the disposable chip. All participants will receive their assigned B-Tag with their race number where it remains for the entire race - no shoe tag needed.

Finishers will have their results text to their mobile device within minutes after finishing.

All of the proceeds benefit Northern Children’s Services. 

For more information and for late registration, please call (215) 482-1423 Ext. 1202.

Event schedule and times

Check in and Same-Day Registration opens at 8:00 a.m. Race starts at 10 a.m.

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