Looking for a local run this May?
There are three runs scheduled at this month–one for the Delaware County Suicide Prevention & Awareness Task Force 5K Run & Walk on May 5 at Picnic Area #17. Registration is $25 (children under 12 are free), includes free T-shirt, snack, beverage, and raffles/prizes. Medals will be awarded for various age groups. On-site registration will be $30. The event will be rain or shine.
There is another race on May 12, a 5K Run & Walk for Brain Cancer Awareness in honor of Sean Curry who lost his battle with brain cancer at the age of 39. Registration is $25 for the walk and $35 for the run. More information found here.
And later in the month, on May 20 at 9 a.m., there is the First CertaPro Painters 5K Walk/Run to support Homes For Our Troops. All proceeds will support Homes For Our Troops (HFOT) a charity dedicated to building homes specifically designed to accommodate the special needs of severely wounded veterans. There is an early registration fee of $20 and runners of all ages are welcome.
There are also a 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
Sunday, May 6
Cynwyd 5K; 5k and 1-mile walk; Noon; Barmouth Trailhead, Leavering Mill Road near Belmont Avenue; $25
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 a.m. start time; Kennett Square, $25; benefits the Land Conservancy of Southern Chester County
Sunday, May 13
5K for Mother's Day; women-only 5K; 2 p.m. start time; West Chester; $25-35
Saturday, May 19
Walk for the Wounded; 11 a.m. registration; 12:15 p.m. walk time; ; recognize and raise funds for wounded soldiers.
Dragonfly Run; 5K; 9 a.m. start time; Malvern; $25-30; benefits children with autism
Kennett Run, 10K, 5K, power lifting competition, 9 a.m. start time for 10K; Kennett Square, $25-30
Nick Smiles 5K; 9 a.m. start time; West Chester; $25-30; benefits Bishop Shanahan's fine arts program
Hill Top 5K; 5K run/walk, 1-mile fun run; 8 a.m. $20; Hill Top Preparatory School, Rosemont
Sunday, May 20
Dirty German Endurance Fest; 25K, 50K, 50-mile races; 8 a.m. start time, Philadelphia, $55-80
Radnor ABC 5K run; 5k run, 1-mile fun walk; 9 a.m.; $20; Radnor Middle School, Wayne
Saturday, May 26
ODDyssey Half Marathon; 7 a.m. start time; Philadelphia; $65-75