30th Annual Run for the Hill of It CANCELLED
5 mile run, 1 mile fun walk & 1 mile Kids' Fun Run


Saturday, July 29, 2017

On site registration opens at 7:15am.  Race starts at 8:30am.

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Fairmount Park ~ Northwestern Avenue and Forbidden Drive

Chestnut Hill, Pennsylvania 19118

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     The online registration deadline for this event has passed.


Good Afternoon! Due to the recommendation of Philadelphia Parks and Recreation, the Run for the Hill of It originally scheduled for July 29, 2017, will be cancelled because of the predicted heavy rains, flash floods and an increase likelihood of down trees. I apologize for any inconvenience, but we respect the expertise of Philadelphia Parks and Recreation and the safety of our runners and volunteers. Contact our office at 610-279-1219 or email me at marypugh@mcapkids.org to receive your shirt and give-away. Thanks and be safe. Mary Lace up your sneakers and enjoy this spectacular 5 mile tree-lined course that winds through Philadelphia’s Fairmount Park along the Wissahickon Creek. This tremendous USATF Certified Course will be your best PR ever! Race starts at 8:30am sharp. Bring your family and friends as it will be a blast for everyone. Not a runner? Try the 1 mile walk or volunteering! Check out the special 1 mile Kids' Fun Run. As an added benefit, all proceeds go to helping abused and neglected kids.