Roots Rock Run 5K

Sat June 2, 2018 Philadelphia, PA US 19144 Directions


9:30AM EDT

1 Mile Walk

9:30AM EDT
Anna Lane Lingelbach Elementary School
6340 Wayne Ave
Philadelphia, PA US 19144

Race Purpose: 5K community walk/run and 1 mile walk to support the development of SuperGirls Society (SGS) and an intensive leadership camp for black girls titled “SuperCamp”.

Location: Anna Lane Lingelbach Elementary School, Wayne Ave and Johnson Street, Germantown, Philadelphia.

Entry: Pre-registration at Bryn Mawr Racing Company. Until 3/31- $25, till race day $35 Race-day registration will be $40. First 25 online pre-registrants are free! (Use coupon code 'rootsrock25'), please note you will NOT get a t-shirt when you use this promotion.  You can purchase a t-shirt race day for $20.  

Winner of race wins 2 free tickets to The Roots Picnic. For more about the Picnic:

Amenities: T-shirts for all registrants; water and refreshments, prizes too.

Race Results: Race will be professionally timed by the Bryn Mawr Racing Co.; Results will be found at, click on Events and ‘Results.’

Questions: Contact: David Coughlin,, 215-917-5025

Funding support: Councilwoman Cindy Bass 
Supporting Partners:  The Office of State Representative Stephen Kinsey & Skai Blue Media. 
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GrassROOTS Community Foundation is a public health and social action organization. We invest in our community members’ collective well-being so that they can use their healthy energy to transform themselves, their families and communities. We fund, support, develop and scale community health and wellness programs for women and girls, particularly those who are impoverished. We also advocate for policies and practices that reduce disparities and foster equity.

Sociologist Dr. Janice Johnson Dias and Grammy-award winning MC Tariq "Black Thought" Trotter of The Roots co-founded GrassROOTS.