Run For The Stripes 5K

Event Date

Sat, Nov 8, 2014


Philadelphia, PA

About This Activity

Run For The Stripes 5K is a fantastic run through the Philadelphia Zoo. Participants will have the oppurtunity to race, walk or just look at the animals. Zoo admission is included in the registration fee, a nice event for the whole family. The proceeds of the event go to University of Pennsylvania's Abramson Cancer Center designated for Neuroendocrine Cancer research.

Event details and schedule
The Philadelphia Zoo is located at the corner of 34th Street and Girard Avenue in Philadelphia's historic Fairmount Park, the world's largest landscaped city park.  The Zoo is just two miles from downtown Philadelphia and parking is available along Girard Avenue at 38th Street and at the south end of the Zoo along 34th Street.  Public transportation is available using SEPTA, which runs bus and trolley routes to the Zoo area.  Parking at the zoo $15.

Public Transportation
The Philadelphia Zoo is serviced by SEPTA via Route #15 trolley and the nearby Route 38 bus.

Packet pick-up at Philadelphia Runner 3621 Walnut St. Friday 11/7 3:00-6:00pm.

Race day registration and packet pick-up at the zoo: 7:30 - 8:45am

Race day registration $40

Run/Walk begins at 9:00am

Rain or shine.  Sorry, no refunds

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