Sat October 22, 2022 Philadelphia, PA 19148 US
Grab your best orange fur! This run/walk is going to be packed with fun stops across 3.1 miles!
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  • If you missed out on a spot this year, make sure to register as soon as registration opens next year!

Roads close for the race at 7:50 a.m on October 22. Please park in Lot A, B, or H. Join us at the starting line between Lot G and Xfinity Live! at 8:00 a.m.

  • The confetti cannons pop at 8:30 a.m to start the anti-runners 5K! 
Packet Pick Up

How to get your super cool Gritty 5K gear:

In-person participants can pick up their packet including the 2022 Gritty 5K t-shirt and bib on October 19 from 12-8 PM at the Wells Fargo Center in East Food Hall. Enter through the Broad Street Side and park in Lot E. Friends or family members are welcome to pick up participants' bibs at packet pick up. 

Virtual participants receive finishers' medals and t-shirts in the mail at no additional charge (even if you do not really run)! 

All gear will ship in early October.

  • If registered by October 2nd: Gear will ship in early October
  • If registering after October 2nd: Gear will ship after October 22

In-person participants: This race isn't like the rest, grab your best orange fur for a shot at our coveted Best in Fur award. Fastest male and female along with other surprise awards, given by the best mascot in the game, will also be given out after the race. 

Virtual participants: Tag us in your photos! We want to see your courses, scenic views, costumes, hot dogs, finish lines, and more to award Gritizens from around the world unique prizes! 


The course starts in the Wells Fargo Center Complex, in front of Xfinity Live!, runs down and through the Navy Yard, then turns around to come back to finish where you started!


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Thank You to Our Sponsors!

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