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WXPN 5k Run for Musicians On Call

Sunday, October 13 (Virtual Run/Walk 10/06-10/13) Directions



5k Run @ Penn Park

$45 A USATF Certified scenic run in Penn Park!
Run anywhere!

5k Run - Virtual

$40 Run 5k anywhere between Oct. 6 - 13

Funky Miler Walk @ Penn Park

$45 Family-friendly scenic walk in Penn Park.
Walk anywhere!

Funky Miler Walk - Virtual

$40 Walk 1 mile anywhere between Oct. 6 - 13


Make a Difference with Every Step!

Hey music lovers and change-makers! It's time to lace up those running shoes and gather your squad. Join us for the 11th annual WXPN 5k Run, the ultimate event to support Musicians On Call, our heartwarming initiative that has been bringing live music to the bedsides of hospitalized patients in the Delaware Valley for 20 years!


Event Details:

When: Sunday, October 13, 8:30 AM
Where: Penn Park or anywhere you fancy (virtual option available)
What: 5k Run or Funky Miler Walk
Why: To uplift spirits with the healing power of music


Why Participate?
This isn't just any run; it's your chance to make a lasting impact. Every step you take helps deliver joy to patients who need it most. Plus, you'll get to:

  • After Party: Groove at the after-party with DJ Robert Drake.
  • Get Pumped: Warm-up with pre-race yoga.
  • Feel the Beat: Enjoy our curated run/walk playlist.
  • Earn Some Swag: Score a finisher gift and a commemorative race shirt (sign up by 9/1 to ensure your size).


Your Support Matters
Musicians On Call is back with live, in-person performances, and your support is crucial. The funds you raise help us recruit, train, and onboard new and returning volunteer guides and musicians, ensuring we bring the healing power of music to all nine facilities.


Join the Fun!
Whether you're flying solo, leading a team, or joining one, you'll make a bigger impact together. Rally your friends, family, and co-workers to support this incredible cause.


Win tickets to see Amos Lee at Philly Music Fest! 
When you donate or register on or before July 26, 2024, your name is automatically entered into a drawing for a chance to win two (2) mezz level tickets to see Amos Lee on October 24, 2024, at World Cafe Live in Philadelphia, PA, plus a signed show poster and a meet & greet with Amos Lee for the winner and one guest. Read the contest rules HERE.


Registration Fees & Details:

Current Pricing (Advance through October 8):

  • In-Person Run/Walk: Advance (through October 8) - $45
  • Virtual Run/Walk: Advance (through October 8) - $40+
  • Students (at all times): $25 (in-person), $15 (virtual)

**Register by 9/1 to guarantee your shirt size. Virtual participants can add a shirt for $10 (details to follow).**

Notes for Student Registrants:

  • Student Discount: Automatically applied for registrants aged 18 and under. College/university students must enter their student ID during registration.
  • Registrants under 18 MUST be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian during the race.

IMPORTANT: Strollers not permitted except on Funky Miler walking course only. NO DOGS.


Ready to Make a Difference?

Top fundraisers and fastest runners at Penn Park will earn prizes and be recognized for their stellar efforts. Everyone who signs up will have the chance to fundraise individually or as part of a team.

So, what are you waiting for? Sign up, start fundraising, and let’s make this the most impactful 5k yet. Every step brings us closer to delivering more smiles and music to those who need it most. 



Penn Park or any course of your choice!

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Penn Park or any course of your choice!


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