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Back on My Feet 5-Miler

Saturday, March 28, 2020
7:30 AM

Paine's Park
Philadelphia, PA
       


  REGISTRATION


Registration includes entry into the race, snacks and a good time! 
 
Entry Fee Time Frame
$30 Launch through Dec. 15th
$35 Dec. 16th through March 1st
$40 March 2nd through March 25th
$45 Race Day Registration

Please note! 
T-Shirts are *not* included in the registration fee -- you have the option to purchase a unique event t-shirt during the registration process! You will also have the option to buy a member a t-shirt, and sponsor their registration! 

Registration is non-refundable and non-transferable. 


THE TEAM CHALLENGE IS BACK!
 
Registrants will have the opportunity to create their own team during race registration for a chance to win the ultimate race day experience.

On race morning, the team with the most registrants will receive:
  • 1 Private team tent
  • 1 Private team portapotty
  • 1 Table of spreads to accompany your post-race bread!
The Team Challenge winner will be announced before race day!

THE KID'S RUN 
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The Kid’s Run is FREE but does require sign-up ahead of time or on race day. On race day, registration for the Kid’s Run will be located by the starting line. The Kid’s Run is a 100m dash (50m out, 50m back) starting at the race starting line at 7:20 am. Participants ages 1-11 are welcome! 12 or older? Join us for the regular 5-Miler!

Special thanks to Holly Waters of Fitness Alive who will lead our youngest racers in this event!
NOTEWORTHY DATES

Dec. 16th - 1st price increase
March 1st - last day for t-shirt orders
March 2nd - 2nd price increase
March 26th - Packet Pick up 4pm -7pm and group run (6pm) at Philly Runner Center City
March 27th - Packet Pick up from 11am-7pm at Philly Runner Center City
March 28th - Race Day!
  
PACKET PICKUP


Pick up your packet at Philly Runner in Center City (1601 Sansom St, Philadelphia, PA 19103) and enjoy 10% off your purchase during either packet pick up day!

Thursday, March 26th - 4pm - 7pm -- Join the group run at 6pm!
Friday, March 27th - 11am - 7pm 

**Race day packet pickup will be offered, however, we strongly recommend picking up your packet ahead of time to ensure a smooth morning on race day!**
SWAG

T-Shirts are *not* included in the registration fee -- you have the option to purchase a unique event t-shirt during the registration process! You will also have the option to buy a member a t-shirt.

BUT we have an exciting t-shirt design coming soon!

Stay tuned for more exciting swag updates! 
 
VOLUNTEER

We Need You!
We couldn't host this event without the support of many volunteers. We're looking for people to help starting at 5 AM until 10:30 AM on race day, which various tasks and shifts. 

Do you or your group want to volunteer at our race?

Sign up and learn more by clicking here, or email mary.sullivan@backonmyfeet.org for more information!
 
COURSE MAP

Click here to see our 5-Miler Course Map
 

RACE DAY TIMELINE

6:00-7:00 am: Packet pick-up, bag check, race day registration open.
7:00 am:  Back on My Feet circle-up
7:10 am: Race Announcements from LinMark Timing and tunes from DJ Urban Cowboy
7:15 am: National Anthem
7:20 am: Fitness Alive Kid’s Run Start
7:30 am: 5 Miler Race start
9:00 am: Award Ceremonies, post-race massages from PhilaMassages, and more!
Stay tuned for information on our after party!
10:30 am: Bag check closes*

*Please be sure to pick up your belongings before this time.
Back on My Feet is not responsible for any items missing or left at the race.


BACK ON MY FEET OPENING CIRCLE

We invite you to join us at 7:00 AM for our Back on My Feet pre-race circle.
 
If you want a small glimpse of what it’s like to run with us Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings, jump in our circle alongside 
Back on My Feet members, alumni, volunteers, and supporters as we get ready to race!
We’ll cover any important announcements and conclude with the serenity prayer together (below).
 
God, grant me the serenity
To accept the things I cannot change
The courage to change the things that I can
And the wisdom to know the difference
 
Why? The serenity prayer is an integral part of recovery programs like Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous.
And with ~75% of our members being in recovery, we want Back on My Feet to be a part of their progress
and recovery moving forward. Join us on race day!


POST RACE PARTY

 

Stick around after the race for snacks from Strohemann, tunes from DJ Urban Cowboy, and complimentary massages from PhilaMassages!

Stay tuned for more information!
 


AWARDS + RESULTS

Congrats, runners! View your 2019 Results and 2019 Race Photos!

This year, we will have awards for:

Overall top 3 male and female finishers (scored on gun time)
AND 
top 3 male and top 3 female runners (scored on chip time)
in the following age categories:

19 and under
20 to 29 years old
30 to 39 years old
40 to 49 years old
50 to 59 years old
60 to 69 years old
70 and older

Plus, our Top 3 Fundraisers will receive massages from PhilaMassages

No awards will be given for the Kid’s Run. All participants are winners!
 


FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Still have questions?

Click here for information about parking, gear check, weather, and more!