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2022 Mushroom Cap Half Marathon and FUNGI 5 Miler...

  • Half Marathon:- Run 13.1 Miles
  • 5 Miles Run:- Run 5 Miles
Saturday, November 5, 2022
Start Time
8:00 am
The Mushroom Capital of The World
600 S Broad Street
Kennett Square

_The 2022 Mushroom Cap Half Marathon and FUNGI 5 Miler:

Race Information

Half Marathon
Date: Saturday, November 5, 2022
Time: 8:00AM 
Start Line: 600 South Broad Street/Genesis Parking Lot
Time Limit: 3.5 Hours from participants start time 

Travel through the Mushroom Capital of the world exploring the quaint borough of Kennett Square, quiet neighborhoods, country roads, turn of the century barns, historical Revolutionary War landmarks and Mushroom Farms.  

FunGi 5 Miler
Date: Saturday, November 5, 2022 
Time: 8:00AM 
Start Line: 600 South Broad Street/Genesis Parking Lot
Time Limit: 3.5 Hours from participants start time 

This is no ordinary 5 Miler! Experience some of Kennett Square's mushroom farms, historic homes, landmarks, and quaint streets as you run through city blocks surrounded by live Oak Trees 100+ years old. 

Race Benefits

Half Marathon Finisher Medal 
Premium Runner Swag 
Complimentary Finisher Beer . 
Live Music with the Late Ambitions 
Post Race Nosh
Goodies from: Baily's Dairy Chocolate Milk, South Mill Shrooms, & Local Produce (The Produce Place) 

Packet Pickup Details

Dates: Friday, November 4th from 4-8PM & Saturday November 5th (pre-race) from 6-7:30am *sharp*
Location: 600 South Broad Street/Genesis Square 
Parking: Friday Night, park within Genesis Square &  Saturday follow race parking maps

Race Pricing

Registration closes on 7:30am on November 5th

Half Marathon

  • $75 through 11:59 pm on August 31 
  • $99 through 11:59pm on October 29
  • $109 through 11:59pm on November 4
  • $119 Race Day

FUNGI 5 Miler

  • $35 through 11:59 on August 31
  • $59 through 11:59 on October 29
  • $69 through 11:59 on November 4
  • $75 Race Day 

Race Parking

For race day, participants and spectators can park in the following lots: 
-Kennett High School off of South Street & Union Street (PA 82) 
-The YMCA Outdoor Swimming Pool Lot located on S. Walnut Street 
-Kennett's Parking Garage https://historickennettsquare.com/parking

Gear Check

Opens @ 6:30AM & Closes @ 12:00pm 

Before you line up to run, drop-off your pre-race/post-race clothing and belongings at the Gear Check. While you run, your gear will be held at Gear Check. Participants may pick up their Gear Check bag at Packet Pick Up when you pick up your packet or on race day at the Gear Check tent. The Gear Check tent will be located inside Genesis Square within the post-race party area.  Attach your bib number tear-off on your bag before you leave it with the Gear Check crew. After the race, reclaim your checked bag at the designated Gear Check area. Please note: DO NOT leave valuables, cash or jewelry in your gear bag. The event is not responsible for any lost items. Gear bags must be claimed before 12:00 PM on race day. 

Course Rules

To ensure the safety and well being of others during the race, please adhere to the following: No dogs, bicycles, roller skates, in-line skates, jogging strollers or unauthorized wheeled vehicles will be permitted on the Half Marathon or 5 Mile course. 

Water Stations 

Together with the help of our community partners our water stations bring our runners smiles, cheers, high fives, support and nourishment. This year there will be multiple water stations along the half marathon route, with two of them located on the 5 Miler course. Water stations will provide water and electrolytes.  Be it zoombies, superheros, or local shroomies cheering you on, this year’s aid stations are guaranteed to rock you on! 


There will be port-a-pots at the start/finish of the race and along the half marathon and 5 mile course. Detailed information will be sent to runners prior to race day. 

Chip Time 

MCHM is using a timing system provided by Fusion Racing . Runners who wish to receive a time must pick up their bib/timing chip from Packet Pick Up on November 4, 2021 at Genesis Square or on race day during the scheduled packet pick-up time in Genesis Square. 
Please ensure the following in order to receive an accurate time:

• Race bib is clearly visible on the front of the torso
• Race bib is unaltered and unmodified (do not fold or wrinkle)
• Race bib is pinned on all four corners
• Race bib is not covered (jackets, runner belts, water bottles, etc.)


Awards will be presented to the participants of the Half Marathon & The FunGI 5 Miler in the following categories:
-Top three overall female finishers
-Top three overall male finishers
-Top three master’s female (40+) finishers
-Top three master’s male (40+) finishers

Please Note: Overall Winners will be excluded in the Age Group category. One awarded to top 3 male and female in their age groups.

Age Group Awards: 
-19 & Under
-70 & Over

Charity Partners

Run2Shine, Inc. a non-profit 501(c)(3) was started in 2015 by two avid runners, Karen DiMascola and Sarah Nurry, who love running as much as they love giving. Together with the help of their community, Run2Shine produces The MCHM, an annual racing event that brings over 3000 people into Kennett Square celebrating all things running, mushrooms, health, community and helping others.  To date, Run2Shine has donated $54,500 to local charitable partners that support members of local Chester County communities through advocacy, education, health, and aid to families in need.  This year runners will be running for the following charities (TBD for 2022): 

Other Info

-) 2022 race registration is open • Registration Information 


2021 Results at: runsignup.com
2020 Results at: runsignup.com


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