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2024 12th Annual Penn Alexander School Run for Art & Science 5K & 1-Mile Fun Run/Walk

Sunday, June 2nd, 2024 Philadelphia, PA 19104 US


5k Run

8:30AM EDT - 9:30AM EDT

1-Mile Fun Run/Walk

9:30AM EDT - 10:30AM EDT

Packet Pick-Up - NEW!

Starting this year, we will no longer be sending home race packets with studentsPacket pick-up will occur in/near the PAS cafeteria (exact spot to be determined).  See below for dates/times:

Thursday, May 30th:  8 a.m. - 9 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. - 6:15 p.m

Friday, May 31st:       8 a.m. - 9 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. - 6:15 p.m  

Race packets will also be available at the Day of Registration table across from the PAS front door in the courtyard on race day.  

More information on packet pick-up will be forthcoming closer to race day.  


Prizes will be awarded to 5K runners at the conclusion of the 1-mile Fun Run to the following participants:

Overall Male and Female Winner

Ages 9 and under:  1st place male and female

Ages 10 - 12:  1st Place male and female

Ages 13 & 14:  1st Place male and female

Ages 15 - 19:  1st Place male and female

Ages 20 - 29:  1st Place male and female

Ages 30 - 39:  1st Place male and female

Ages 40 - 49:  First Place male and female

Ages 50 - 59:  First Place male and female

Ages 60 & over:  First Place male and female  

At the conclusion of the 1-Mile Fun Run, please proceed to the DJ booth on the kindergarten playground for prize announcements!                              

Deadline for Guaranteed T-Shirt

The deadline for receiving a guaranteed t-shirt with your race registration is midnight on Wednesday, May 1st.  Register for the 5K or 1-Mile Fun run soon!!


Penn Alexander School
4209 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA US 19104


All race registrants have the option of ordering a 100% cotton race shirt with this year's race logo on the front and our amazing sponsors on the back.  This year's shirt color for both the 5K and 1-Mile Fun Run is Kelly Green!!!


There may be a limited amount of shirts available race day but there is no guarantee preferred sizes will be available. 

***All race shirts are PAS uniform compliant***


The 5K Course will take you through the Penn campus on Locust Walk to Penn Park, and back*. The 1-Mile Fun Run will go to the compass at 37th and Locust and back. The start and finish line will be on Locust Street, by the PAS playground. For the 5K, we are asking that runners do not bring pets or strollers on the 5K course.  Please plan to be off the course by 9:20 AM to ensure a safe start to the 1-Mile Fun Run. Strollers for the 1-Mile Fun Run are welcome.


Early Bird Pricing through April 13th, 2024: Adults: $30; Students: $20

Regular Pricing through May 26th, 2024: Adults: $40; Students: $30

Day of Race Pricing on June 2nd, 2024: Adults: $50; Students: $40

Race registration insurance available.

How to Volunteer and Information for Sponsorship

The Home and School Association of Penn Alexander has created an amazing information landing page for race day.  Use this link to sign up to volunteer for the race or to find sponsorship information!  All volunteers receive a yellow race shirt. 


From Nurse Natanya

If you or your child have been diagnosed with a medical condition, like asthma, please use the link below to make the race staff aware.  All persons diagnosed with asthma MUST CARRY THEIR INHALER on their person at all times during the race.

To address any questions, please contact Nurse Natanya at

Click here to complete 2024 PAS 5K Medical Form

Race Contact Info

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