Roots Rock Run 5K

Sat May 30, 2020 Philadelphia, PA US 19130 Directions


$20 9:30AM EDT Price increases after March 31, 2020 at 11:59pm EDT

1 Mile Walk

$20 9:30AM EDT Price increases after March 31, 2020 at 11:59pm EDT
MLK Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA US 19130

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: NEW THIS YEAR - Martin Luther King Jr. Drive (near the Philadelphia Museum of Art).

Entry: Pre-registration at Bryn Mawr Racing Company. Until 3/31- $20, till race day $30, Race-day registration will be $40. First 50 online pre-registrants are only $15! (Use coupon code 'rootsrock50').  

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

Amenities: T-shirts guaranteed for first 100 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: TBA
Supporting Partners:  TBA
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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.

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