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The Inaugural Blobfest 5k and Children's Fun Run!
Sun, Jul 15, 2018
About This Activity
The RUNegades are proud to present The Inaugural Blobfest 5K and Children's Fun Run!
A meteorite has crash landed in Phoenixville and the residents are on the run! Between you and safety lies 5,000 meters of trail. What STRANGE SIGHTS and BLOBSTACLES might you encounter along the way?
When: Sunday July 15th 8:00 am Where: Phoenixville, PA Down under the Gay Street Bridge (Where they hold the Farmer's Market)
About the Race
Phoenixville's own RUNegades have partnered with the historic Colonial Theatre to bring you a one-of-a-kind running event in celebration of Phoenixville's most unconventional local holiday. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Colonial.
This FLAT, FAST, and FUN course will begin under the Gay Street Bridge (the site of the Phoenixville Farmer's Market), continue over the Phoenix Column Truss Bridge and up a scenic section of the SRT beside French Creek. We'll complete a one-mile loop on the SRT before turning around at High Street.
All participants who register by July 5th are guaranteed a unique Blobfest-5K race T-shirt.
Awards will be given to the top male and female finishers in the 5K race. Medals will be awarded to the top three males and females in each of the following age groups:
14 & Under
15 to 19
20 to 29
30 to 39
40 to 49
50 to 59
60 and over
$30 until July 1st
$35 July 1st-July 13th
Packet Pickup Saturday July 14th from 11am to 5pm at the RUNegades tent at the Blobfest street fair in front of the Colonial Theatre on Bridge Street in Phoenixville. You can also pick up your packet near the start/finish area on the day of the race starting at 7am.
Parking There is plenty of parking in downtown Phoenixville within a short walk to the start/finish area. Check out this link for a clear map: http://www.phoenixville.org/parking/ The Mill Street Lot is the closest!
While we do not offer refunds, we do allow for bib transfers. Bib transfers can be completed for free through our site at runsignup.com. The site will take care of the transfer; those who transfer their bibs will have to work out any payment agreement with the recipient on their own. We kindly ask that you do not use the FB event page to solicit bib transfers.
INDESCRIBABLE! INDESTRUCTIBLE! NOTHING CAN STOP IT! (is that old poster about the Blob...or YOU?)