Habitat for Humanity Decades Day 5K

Sat April 11, 2020 Philadelphia, PA US 19104 Directions


8:00AM EDT


8:00AM EDT
2020 Habitat for Humanity Charity 5K Cancelled

Hello Runners,

Thank you for your interest in signing up for the Habitat for Humanity Decades Day 5K charity run. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the charity run has been cancelled for the health and safety of participants, staffers, and the Philadelphia community at large. We look forward to your registration next spring. Registered participants may find more information about their options below.

Thank you for registering in our charity 5K run. We cannot offer refunds on this race as we have paid for the event expenses and were ready to go but this was beyond our call. However, we hope we can accommodate you into another race and try to make this right.

We can defer your registration to next year’s Habitat for Humanity 5K charity run at no extra charge. Instructions to deferral may be found at https://help.runsignup.com/support/solutions/articles/17000062915-defer-registration-claim-deferral.

Another option is to compensate your entry into another race. Races we are offering include:

Midsummer Summer Series: 06/11, 07/25, 08/12

The Loop Race: 12/06

If you would like to be compensated for either the Midsummer Summer Series or The Loop Race, please contact Race Director Aden Yacobi at ayacobi@sas.upenn.edu. All deferral and compensation decisions must be made by the original race date: 4/11/2020.

Thank you for your understanding during this time of upheaval due to the coronavirus. We look forward to your participation next year.



Aden Yacobi

Race Director


Shoemaker Green
233 S 33rd St
Philadelphia, PA US 19104

Welcome to the 2020 Habitat for Humanity Decades Day 5K Run/Walk. This 5K will take place on Saturday, April 11th and is organized by students at the University of Pennsylvania and Temple University to raise funds for the Philadelphia Chapter of Habitat for Humanity. The mission of Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia is to transform lives by building quality homes in partnership with families in need and, locally, uniting all Philadelphians around the cause of affordable housing.  UPenn’s Habitat for Humanity Chapter helps to fight homelessness in our community and beyond through monthly volunteer builds, ReStore projects, and community outreach events throughout the year.

This year's theme is Decades Day to shine a light on the efforts in affordable housing over the years in Philadelphia and the nation. Please wear your favorite outfits from the 1950s-1990s on race day to show support! The best costumes win gift cards to select locations!

Race Start: 8:00 AM

Location: Shoemaker Green: 233 South 33rd Street, Philadelphia PA, 19104

Parking: Street-side parking available or Penn Park: 3100 Lower Walnut Street, Philadelphia PA, 19104

-- Regular advance price: $25; (until April 10th)
-- Regular race-day price: $30; 7:15 to 7:45 AM registration
-- Student race-day price: $25 (discount of $5)
-- Student advance price: $20 

Donations are much appreciated. All donations go to Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia, a 501(c)(3) organization. Our mission is to transform lives and our city by building and repairing homes in partnership with families in need, and uniting all Philadelphians around the cause of affordable housing. Our vision is a city where all Philadelphians live in safe, affordable homes.

Prizes will be awarded for 1st and 2nd place finishers as well as for the best decades costumes! Prizes will be distributed at 9:00 AM at the start/finish line of the race (next to Franklin Field, the UPenn football stadium).     

Costume Contest:     
The best costumes from the 1950s-1990s will win gift cards to select locations! If you would like to have your costume be judged, please check in with a volunteer at the registration desk.

Each participant will receive a themed race t-shirt (last year's below) and Habitat for Humanity wristband. Refreshments, water, and prizes will be provided!

Race Results:       
Race will be professionally timed by the Bryn Mawr Racing Co. The results will be accessible at http://www.brynmawrracing.com

Contact Race Director: Aden Yacobi; ayacobi@sas.upenn.edu

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