Run For Your Life: July 5Ks, Triathlons and Other Fun Races

Looking to stretch your legs in an organized run?

Have the urge to run this July? Here are a few regional races coming up. If you know of others, please add them in the comments.

Wednesday, July 4

Good Neighbor Day Run for Life, start time 8 a.m., walk, 5k, 10k and 15k, Kerr Park, Downingtown, $10-$25

City Running Tours - Liberty Bell 5K Running Tour (not a race), noon, Philadelphia, $25

2012 Firecracker 5K, start time 9:25 a.m., Broomall, $15-$25

Wednesday, July 11

Philadelphia Christmas In July 5K at McFadden's, start time 7 p.m., Citizens Bank Park, Philadelphia, $25-$40

Thurday, July 12

A Midsummer Night's Series, 5k, start time 7 p.m. (no race day registration), South Ardmore Park, Wynnewood,  $20

Sunday, July 22

Karakung Kids Triathlon, start time 8:30 a.m., "a triathlon for kids ages 7 to 14 featuring a 50 to 100 meter pool swim, 1 to 1.7 miles on the bike, and a 1/2 mile run," Havertown, $28-$33

Monday, July 23

Fairway 5k and 10k Race, start time 9 a.m., Run or walk on golf course, Whitford Country Club, Exton, $5-$25

Sunday, July 29

Marsh Creek Raptor Race, start time 9 a.m., 5- and 10-mile trail runs, Marsh Creek State Park, Downingtown, $25-$30

Hat tips to RunningintheUSA.com and RunTheDay.com for race information.

Teresa July 01, 2012 at 03:08 PM
I appreciate the information on local races. Such a great area with lots of events, it's nice to get the word out for some of them. thanks.
Kristen Weir July 01, 2012 at 08:24 PM
Forgot to mention the Pottstown Patriotic Run: http://www.pottsmerc.com/article/20120701/NEWS01/120709974/-1/NEWS/pottstown-patriotic-run-set-before-parade


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