6340 Wayne Ave
Philadelphia, PA US 19144
Race Purpose: 5K community walk/run and 1 mile walk to support GrassROOTS Community Foundation wellness and public health initiatives in Philadelphia.
Location: Anna Lane Lingelbach Elementary School, Wayne Ave and Johnson Street, Germantown, Philadelphia.
Entry: Pre-registration at Bryn Mawr Racing Company. Until 3/31- $25, till race day $35 Race-day registration will be $40. First 50 online pre-registrants are free! (Use coupon code 'rootsrock50'), please note you will NOT get a t-shirt when you use this promotion. You can purchase a t-shirt race day for $20.
Winner of race wins 4 free tickets to The Roots Picnic. For more about the Picnic: http://rootspicnic.com/philly/
Amenities: T-shirts for all registrants; water and refreshments, prizes too.
Race Results: Race will be professionally timed by the Bryn Mawr Racing Co.; Results will be found at brynmawrrunningco.com, click on Events and ‘Results.’
Funding support: Councilwoman Cindy Bass
Partnering Agencies: Black Girls Run
Supporting Partners: The Office of State Representative Stephen Kinsey & Skai Blue Media.
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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.