5th Annual Healthy Trails 5k
5k Run & Walk in Tacony Creek Park


Sunday, April 09, 2017

On site registration opens at 8:00am.  Race starts at 9:00am.

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Friends Hospital, 4641 Roosevelt Boulevard

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19124

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     The online registration deadline for this event has passed.


Online registration opens 12:00pm, Monday March 6. Online registration closes 12:00pm, Friday April 7. Online registration is preferred, however participants are welcome to sign in on the morning of the race at standard registration price. The 5th Annual Healthy Trails 5k in Tacony Creek Park, hosted by the Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed Partnership, in collaboration with Philadelphia Parks & Recreation, Friends Hospital, the Scattergood Foundation, the Philadelphia Water Department and Latinas in Motion. Registration details: Runners (with a Broad Street Run bib, only 50 available, first come first serve) - $50* *Those claiming BSR bibs will still be required to pay standard BSR registration price in addition to the Healthy Trails 5k registration. Runners (no BSR bib) - $20 Student Runners (no BSR bib) - $10 Team of 5 to 10 runners (no BSR bib) - $80 Runners under 12 (no BSR bib) - Free Walkers (no BSR bib) - Free In-person registration payable by cash or check made out to TTF Watershed Partnership. To be eligible for the BSR bibs, registrants must be among the first 50 to register and pay for the $50 race registration on the Run The Day registration page. You must also show up and complete the Healthy Trails 5k on April 9, 2017. We cannot give a BSR bib to a registrant who does not show up for the race. Refunds will not be offered for those unable to attend. The BSR bib is guaranteed entry into the Broad Street Run. After completing the Healthy Trails 5k you will be emailed a code to enter on the BSR registration page by Philadelphia Parks & Recreation staff. You will still be required to register and pay the Broad Street Run registration fee when you redeem your code on the BSR registration page. Race Details: The race will be an out & back 5k run with an accompanying walk, starting at Friends Hospital, crossing the historic Fishers Lane Bridge and connecting with the Tacony Creek Park trail. The Tacony Creek Park trail is a paved running and biking trail along Tacony Creek in Philadelphia. The course includes some moderate hills. Children are encouraged to participate and walkers are welcome to bring child strollers. Animals are not permitted on the course, please do not bring dogs as a courtesy to fellow runners and walkers (service dogs are permitted). Race Day Timeline: 8:00 - Sign-in begins at Friends Hospital, in front of the Scattergood Building 8:45 - Warm Up 9:00 - Runners start 9:05 - Walkers start 10:00 - Medal ceremony Proceeds from the race will support programs and stewardship in Tacony Creek Park through the efforts of the Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Watershed Partnership (TTF). TTF's mission is to improve the health and vitality of the Tookany/Tacony-Frankford Creek and watershed by engaging our communities in education, stewardship, restoration and advocacy. Visit www.ttfwatershed.org to learn more and get involved. Parking & Public Transportation: Friends Hospital is serviced by SEPTA's R,1, 8, J, and K buses. Free parking is available at Friends Hospital, in front of the Scattergood Building adjacent to the starting line. Friends Hospital, 4641 Roosevelt Boulevard. Philadelphia, PA, 19124. Enter at the traffic light intersection at Langdon Street. For more information regarding this event please contact robin@ttfwatershed.org, 215.744.1853.