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THE GROWTH SPORT OF THE DECADE IS BACK!
THE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP IS MOVING TOJefferson Health Flyers Skate Zone at Northeast Philadelphia
Bassett’s Eat & Run 5K World Championship moves to Jefferson Health Flyers Skate Zone at Northeast Philadelphia
Sunday, July 19, 2020 (National Ice Cream Day)
Start and Finish at the Jefferson Health Flyers Skate Zone at Northeast Philadelphia
Run half of a 5K, eat a pint of ice cream, run the second half of a 5K
You will be timed, there are waves by flavor.
COURSE IS DOUBLE OUT-AND-BACK, that is a straight .7775 mile run with a 180 degree turn, back to the Start-Finish Line. Eat at the FeedZone, and repeat the first 1.55 miles. First one back wins!
Only the first wave will be eligible for awards. If you can run a 5K under 30 minutes consider running in the first wave to earn age-group and overall awards (first wave will be vanilla only)
7:15am PACKET PICK-UP OPENS
8:30 AM ELITE WAVE - AGE GROUP AWARDS - VANILLA
9:00AM KIDS ICE CREAM SANDWICH 400M EAT & RUN (T-Shirts, Ice Cream Sandwich and Finisher Medal)
9:15AM WAVE #2 - VANILLA, CHOCOLATE. PEANUT BUTTER SWIRL or COOKIE & CREAM
Additional waves may be added as demand warrants
T-SHIRTS TO ALL PRE-REGISTRANTS (including Kids’ Run) and TO VOLUNTEERS
COMMEMORATIVE FINISHER MEDAL TO ALL RUN FINISHERS (including Kids’ Run)
Ryan Schumacher 18:14 (2018) Elizabeth McDonald 22:24 (2018)
POST RACE FESTIVITIES TO BE ANNOUNCED
LAST YEAR we added NO RUNNING, JUST GIMME ICE CREAM, a no shirt, no finisher medal, no awards option starts serving after Wave#2
Want to see some of last year's coverage, check out NBC10's Randy Gyllenhaal https://www.facebook.com/nbcphiladelphia/videos/10156498951577232/?t=289
Why do we use only Vanilla in the Competitive Wave?
It's to be fair. Not all flavors "temp" or thaw at the same rate. Someone eating Peanutbutter Swirl may find solid, frozen masses at the same time and temp a vanilla eater is almost drinking a shake. If everyone has the same, generall liked flavor, the "temp" time for all participants is the same rate. Make sense now?
If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.Questions?
Do what you have to do to earn one.
Kids 400, Fun Run finishers get a medal too
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