Thursday, March 28, 2013
Registration starts at 7:30 a.m. at Great Valley High School.
The 13th annual Butterfly Run, held at Great Valley High School, takes place Saturday at 9 a.m. The run benefits the Elizabeth Ciunci Scholarship Fund, in memory of a Great Valley High School graduate killed by a drunk driver on Thanksgiving in 1999. The inaugural run was held on what would have been Elizabeth's 21st birthday: The run website lays out the details: See the website for full details and awards information.
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Find local 5K races in March around the Philadelphia region.
Looking for things to do in March or on St. Patrick's Day? Get some fresh air and enjoy the outdoors with these nearby runs and 5Ks, many of which are for good causes. Below is a list of nearby runs in March in the greater Philadelphia region: Saturday, March 2 Saturday, March 9 Saturday, March 16 Tuesday, March 19 Saturday, March 23 Saturday, March 30
Saturday, December 29, 2012
Got a New Year's resolution to get in shape? Patch is here to help.
Whether you have a New Year's resolution to be more physically active or just like to support good causes, there are plenty of organized runs to help you do so in early 2013. Below is a list of nearby runs and other ways to exercise in the New Year: Monday, December 31 Tuesday, January 1 Saturday, January 5 Saturday, January 12 Sunday, January 13 Saturday, January 19 Saturday, January 26 Saturday, February 2 Saturday, March 2
Friday, September 28, 2012
Check out these events in from Northwest Philly to the Main Line and beyond this weekend.
Are you looking for something to do this weekend? Check out our top five local events for this weekend. 1. Manayunk StrEAT Festival 2. Malvern Fall Festival and Bark in the Park 3. Ardmore Oktoberfest 4. 3rd Annual West Chester STOMPS Cancer 5K & Fun Run 5. Chestnut Hill 4th Annual Book Festival and Speaker Series
Monday, April 30, 2012
Looking for a 5K, 10K, or half-marathon?
Looking for a local run this May? The Dragonfly 5K Run/Walk will be held at Malvern Prep on May 19. The event benefits Dragonfly Forest’s year-round camp program for children with autism and medical needs, and the race will be run on Malvern Prep's cross-country trail. There are also number of races happening across the region, including 5Ks for dogs, races for moms and daughters, and a half-marathon for the "odd" among us. Saturday, May 5 Philly Challenge; adventure run through the city; 1 p.m. start time; Philadelphia; $30-50 Saturday, May 12 Dog Jog 5K; 5K and 1 mile run/walk; 9 a.m. start time; Exton (Downingtown East High School); $18-20 Broad Street ReRun; 5-mile run; 9 a.m. start time; Lansdale; $25 Stateline Loop 9K/5K Trail Run; 9…
Sunday, April 29, 2012
Looking for a 5K, trail run, or triathlon?
Saturday, December 3, 2011
A nonprofit dedicated to helping local families battling cancer with financial assistance, will host a 5K Run and 1-mile family fun walk on Dec. 4 at Ridley Creek State Park.
The Great Guys Group, a nonprofit dedicated to providing financial assistance to local families battling cancer, will host the Candy Cane Classic, a 5K Run and 1-mile family fun walk on Sunday, Dec. 4 at Ridley Creek State Park. Registration begins at 9 a.m. and the run/walk start time is 10 a.m. on Sunday. Participants should meet at Pavilion 17, 351 Gradyville Road, in the park. The Great Guys Group was created after founder Paul Isenberg’s wife, Nicole, became ill with cancer. They became overwhelmed with treatments and balancing family life and Nicole suggested they host an event to reconnect with friends and donate the money to local cancer organizations. While Nicole lost her battle in August 2003, her legacy lives on. The Great Guys…
Wednesday, August 31, 2011
Tour a bit of the flat, shaded 5k course in the attached video.
Runners who have a little extra energy to burn this year are in luck. Zane's Run, an annual 5K held at Sugartown Elementary now includes a 5-mile run, in addition to the 5-kilometer run and 1-mile fun run/walk. The event will be held Sunday, Sept. 25, at 9 a.m. Registration starts at 7:30 a.m. The race begins in the school parking lot and winds through the surrounding neighborhood. See the attached video for a preview of the flat, residential route. Proceeds go to help families of children with Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA), an inherited disease that causes muscle weakness in infants and is often fatal. East Whiteland residents Keith and Hillary Schmid started the run in 2009 after their daughter, Zane, died from SMA before her first …