Philadelphia Flyers Charities 5K

Date: 2012-10-27
Race Type: 5K

oin us for the Inaugural Flyers Charities Halloween 5K Fun Run & Walk presented by Toyota on Saturday, October 27 (5K at 9:00 a.m., Fun Run & Walk at 9:45 a.m.) at the Wells Fargo Complex.  Fans are encouraged to wear their favorite Halloween costumes and/or Flyers gear.  Timing prizes will be awarded for top male and female runners in the 5K, along with prizes for the best costumes.  The event will also feature a Family Fun Area with inflatables, face painters and pumpkin painting. Net proceeds benefit Flyers Charities, a division of Comcast-Spectacor Charities, to help support local non-profit organizations in the Greater Philadelphia Region.  For information on sponsorships, please contact Theresa Russell, Development Manager, at (215) 609-1646 or trussell@comcast-spectacor.com.

Registration: $35 for 5K; $25 for 1 mile Fun Run & Walk.

Registration includes runner bibs (5K bibs include timing chip) and commemorative T-shirt.  All registrants will also receive special discounts at Xfinity Live!.  Registration is limited.  If the event is not sold out, day-of registration will be $40 for 5K and $30 for 1 mile Fun Run & Walk.

Course maps, packet pick-up schedule and additional details will be posted shortly. The 5K course will begin and end at Xfinity Live! and will take runners on a path both around and inside the Wells Fargo Complex. The one-mile Fun Run & Walk will also begin and end at Xfinity Live! through a similar course. Check back soon for the course maps for both events.


8:00 am          Check-in/Registration begins; Family Fun area opens

8:30 am          Warm-up with Flyers Head Athletic Trainer/Strength and Conditioning Coach, Jim McCrossin

9:00 am          5K Run begins

9:45 am          Fun Run & Walk begins

10:15 am        Hooked on Hockey Session begins

11:15 am        Costume contest/Prizing/Announcements

*subject to change

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