Annual 5k Race

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Saturday, April 9, 2022 at 8:00AM

The annual 5k run/1 mile fun walk is held each April, and is the GGPA's largest single fundraiser to support the July 4th events. All proceeds from your participation in "Keep the Parade Running" will ensure the continuation of the time honored Glenside 4th of July events (parade, fireworks, kids program). See you there!

HOW: Sign up at via our RunSignUp page, located here. There are options for runners (5k) and walkers (1 mile fun walk)!

WHEN: Saturday, April 9, 2022 at 8:00AM

WHERE: North Penn VFW Post 676; 2519 Jenkintown Road; Glenside, PA US 19038

PRICE: $30/person until March 11, $25/person for teams of 5 or more

AMENITIES: Those who register early enough receive a “Keep the Parade Running” long sleeve t-shirt. There will be refreshments for finishers, indoor toilet facilities, ample parking, time clock at finish, instant results (provided by Bryn Mawr Racing Co.) and awards presented following the run. Awards will not be mailed. Additionally, the VFW bar and restaurant will be open for you and your family to celebrate your successful run. This event will be held rain or shine. No refunds.

AWARDS: Medals for the top 3 overall male & female runners. Lots of age group award medals are presented: 7 and under, 8-10, 11-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+.

The Course Map

The 5K course will take two loops through scenic Glenside with a few rolling hills throughout to provide just enough of a challenge to satisfy every level of runner.  Roads are closed for the race.

Prior Race Results

Going for a PR on our course? Check out the past few years of timing results.