October 10, 2017

RiverCity Festival's family-friendly activities include fun run

Try and spot five neighborhood murals along the course

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Penn Treaty Park on the banks of the Delaware River in Fishtown.

On Saturday, Oct. 14, the 10th Annual RiverCity Festival will take place in Fishtown's Penn Treaty Park on the western bank of the Delaware River.

At the event, which is free to attend, there will be live music, food & drink tents, food trucks, vendors to shop from and plenty of family-friendly activities

One of the festival's all-ages activities is the RiverCity Run, which kicks off the event.

The 2017 course begins and ends at the park and highlights art throughout the neighborhood. Try and spot at least five murals.


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The 5K, which is considered a fun run and will not be timed, raises funds to support the Fishtown Neighbors Association. Registration is $15-$25. All participants will receive a souvenir tech T-shirt. 

If space is still available, there will be day-of race registration for $20-$30. The RiverCity Run begins at noon.


RiverCity Run

Saturday, Oct. 14
Noon | $15-$25 per person
Penn Treaty Park
1301 N. Beach St.