Swarthmore Lions Independence Eve 8K

Fri July 1, 2022 Swarthmore, PA 19081 US Directions
Events

8K Run and 2 1/2 Mile Walk

$30 7:00PM EDT - 8:30PM EDT
397 spots left. Price increases after June 30, 2022 at 11:59pm EDT
Place
121 Park Avenue
Swarthmore, PA US 19081
Description

Get a jump on your Independence Day celebration and join us for the annual Swarthmore Lions Independence Eve 8K (5 mile) and 2 ½ Mile Walk. The race will be held on Friday, July 1 at 7:00pm. This friendly, small town community race draws runners from all over the Delaware Valley. The relatively flat 8K route goes through the charming, tree-lined neighborhoods of Swarthmore. The 2 ½ Mile Walk route follows the first loop of the 8K. 

Proceeds from the race support Lions charities which include organizations that assist the visually impaired such as the Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired in Chester and the Delaware Valley Eye Bank. 

On site registration and packet pick-up will take place in the Borough Hall lobby at 121 Park Avenue in Swarthmore from 5:00pm to 6:45pm on the day of the race.  

The entry fee for both the race and the walk is $30 and $35 on race day. 

Awards will be presented to the first three overall male and female runners and to the first three male and female runners in 9 age groups-10 and under, 11-13, 14-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, and 70 and over. Refreshments will be served after the race. Tech t-shirts are guaranteed to all preregistered runners and walkers and while supplies last. 

For more information or to volunteer, please contact Jim Ryan at (610) 909-3127or via e-mail at jdryan17@gmail.com. 

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