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25th Annual Run For The Hill Of It

EVENTS
  • Running: 25th ANNUAL RUN FOR THE HILL OF IT
RACE DATE
Saturday, July 28, 2012
Start Time
8:30 AM
REGISTRATION WEBSITE
Entry Fee
$30 if register before 7/26/12
$35 if register after 7/26/12
Location
Fairmount Park
Address
Northwestern Avenue and Forbidden Drive
CITY
Philadelphia
STATE/TERR
Pennsylvania
Zip
19118
COUNTRY
USA
Phone
610-279-1219
Description


USATF 5 mile certified & sanctioned course alpong the beautiful tree-lined path of Fairmount Park; ample parking; prized for many age groups; race day registration beginning at 7:00am; fun family event with clowns, food and fun; proceeds go to helping abused children.
Course Info

USATF Sanctioned & Certified
Distance: 5 Miles
Where: Chestnut Hill, PA
Date: Saturday, July 28, 2012;
5 Mile Run Start Time: 8:30 AM
1 Mile Fun Walk Start Time: 8:45 AM

Race Course
    5 Mile USATF-Certified (#PA 92002DB), off-road, shaded, along the Wissahickon Creek through beautiful, historic Fairmount Park.
Course records are 25:12 (male), 29:19 (female).
Race results posted following the awards and on the internet at http://www.lin-mark.com/.
One-Mile Fun Walk begins immediately after the race.

Directions


Saturday, July 28, 2012  8:30 am
Directions to Northwestern Ave & Germantown Ave Philadelphia, PA 19118

Landmarks at this intersection:
Chestnut Hill College
Brunos Restaurant
Lincoln Woods

From PA Turnpike:
Turnpike to exit 333 (old exit 25 - Norristown). From the exit stay to the right to follow Germantown Pike East toward Philadelphia. Take Germantown Pike EAST (it becomes Germantown Avenue) for 3.5 miles to Northwestern Avenue and follow directions of volunteers. You will pass Whitemarsh Country Club on your left as you approach Northwestern Avenue. Volunteers at this intersection will direct you to parking locations.

From Schuylkill Expressway (I-76)
Exit at Lincoln Drive (#340A), bear right to Ridge WEST. Follow to top of hill (4 traffic lights). Keep going straight & you will be on Hermit St. Proceed on Hermit 1/4 mile to Henry Ave. Turn left on Henry Avenue and proceed 3.8 miles to Bells Mill Road (Shell station on corner). Turn right on Bells Mill Road and proceed downhill and then uphill to 1st traffic light at Germantown Ave. Turn left onto Germantown Avenue and proceed to 2nd traffic light at the intersection of Germantown & Northwestern Avenues. As you cross the bridge at the bottom of the hill along Germantown Avenue Chestnut Hill College is on your right as you approach Northwestern Avenue. Volunteers at this intersection will direct you to parking locations.

From I-95 North and South
Take Center City Exit to Vine Street Expressway (I-676). Follow I-676 (Vine Street) west to I-76 West (Schuylkill Expressway) and follow remaining directions from Schuylkill Expressway above.

From I-476 (Blue Route)
Take I-476 North to Exit 19 - Plymouth Meeting, Germantown Pike East (OLD EXIT 8). Make a right on Germantown Pike EAST. Follow directions from PA Turnpike above approximately 3.5 miles along Germantown Avenue to Northwestern Avenue. Volunteers at this intersection will direct you to parking locations.

 

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