Yardley 5K Run and Walk

Sun June 6, 2021 Yardley, PA 19067 US Directions
Events

5K

$20 8:30AM EDT - 10:00AM EDT
16 spots left. Price increases after May 17, 2021 at 11:59pm EDT
Place
W. Afton Avenue and S. Main Street
Yardley, PA US 19067
Description

Yardley Borough Parks and Recreation Board is hosting the 12th annual Yardley 5k.  The run begins in the heart of Yardley Borough and includes River Road along the Delaware River and along the Delaware Canal Towpath.

Race fee includes a t-shirt to all participants that register by May 3, 2021.

Awards - First Place Overall Male; First Place Overall Female, plus gender specific age groups as follows: 14 & under; 15-19; 20-29; 30-39; 40-49; 50-59; 60-69; 70 plus. Age group awards will be based on elapsed time, not order of finish.  

Walkers and strollers are welcome in this race and we ask that you start at the back. 

You must finish within 40 minutes for your time to count towards an award.  There is a 50 minute course limit for this race.

Covid-19 race protocols will be in place, which include:

  • No day of registration
  • Limited runners to no more than 200.
  • Runners are the only ones allowed to enter the race area, no friends or family.
  • All runners will be at least 6 feet apart to maintain social distancing prerace.
  • Runners will receive a waiver via emailed the day before the race - to attest that they have not exhibited any Covid-19 symptoms as indicated on the CDC website.
  • The race will use a wave start at the rate of 2 people per 10 seconds to ensure that all distancing requirements are met.
  • Participants are asked to carry their own hydration.  There will be no water stop.
  • Porta potties will be available in Buttonwood Park - with lines marked so people will wait six feet apart.  Porta-potties will be position 6 feet apart.
  • After runners cross the finish line, there will be bottled water available.  
  • There will be no award ceremony after the race.  Awards will be distributed at a later date or shipped to the winner's address.
  • Participants are expected to leave the race area when finished.   
     

Race Course:
The race course begins on West Afton (at Starbucks), heads east toward the River along Afton Avenue to River Road. The course the heads north along River Road with views of the Delaware River. After continuing for approximately 1.25 miles going under the Scudder Falls Bridge, the course turns left onto Woodside Avenue and then left again onto the Delaware Canal Towpath for approximately 1 mile. The towpath will become Edgewater Road and the course continues on Edgewood Road until the intersection of Brown Street. The course goes left onto Brown until it dead ends at River Road. The course then heads south on River Road and then back west on to Afton Avenue.  Continuing on to Afton Avenue to the finish line at the start - outside of Starbucks. 

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