Cancelled: Wharton 5K Race

Sun April 5, 2020 Philadelphia, PA 19104 US Directions

Wharton 5k

9:00AM EDT - 10:30AM EDT
COVID-19 Update: Wharton 5K Cancelled

This event has unfortunately been cancelled due to the status of the coronavirus outbreak. We will be in touch with all race registrants via email about refunds in the coming weeks. Stay safe and healthy everyone, and see you at next year's Wharton 5K!

Here Are Your Options:

We understand, and we will be working over the next few weeks to ensure you receive your money back. We hope you can join us next year!

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at

Shoemaker Green, 33rd Street, between the Palestra and Franklin Field.
Philadelphia, PA US 19104

Race Purpose: The Wharton Council and the Wharton Graduate Association, in benefit of Minding Your Mind, are proud to present the 8th Annual Wharton 5K, the University of Pennsylvania’s largest 5K event.  The main goal of the Wharton 5K is to bring together students, staff, and community members to give back to the Philadelphia community through a great cause: Minding Your Mind, a nonprofit organization that aims to reduce the stigma and destructive behaviors often associated with mental health issues by educating teens, young adults, and school administrators. For more information, please view our website at

Location: Shoemaker Green, 33rd Street, between the Palestra and Franklin Field. 

Awards: Top 1-3 overall (male & female), and special awards for the fastest team* and most spirited team. In addition, all teams (at least 5 participants) will be entered into a raffle for various giftcards and prizes. For MBA students, Cluster Cup points will also be awarded based on participation!

*Fastest team is the lowest aggregate time of a team's 5 fastest runners (male or female).

Amenities: Free Dry-Fit t-shirt (for the first 600 entrants), post-race festival, snacks, giveaways, and more!

Questions: For questions or comments, email Sanjit Chakravarty at

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