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January 03, 2018

Register early for 2018 Phillies Charities 5K

Each year, the race sells out to 6,000 runners

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Phillies Charities 5K Courtesy of Phillies Charities 5K/PhillyVoice

Runners dress in their favorite Phillies gear for the annual Phillies Charities 5K.

The eighth annual Phillies Charities 5K will take place on Saturday, March 24. Participants run a 3.1-mile course that begins and ends at Citizens Bank Park.

Along the route, which loops through the Navy Yard, there will be live music and Phillies-related surprises to keep runners motivated. Then, once across the finish line, runners can take a victory lap around the ballpark field.

Registration for the 5K opens Friday, Jan. 5, at 10 a.m. The fee is $50 per person (must be 13 or older), with net proceeds benefitting Phillies Charities, Inc. 

Each year, the race sells out to 6,000 runners.

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New this year, runners have the option to have their race packet mailed to them, instead of picking it up at the ballpark.

All race participants receive a voucher for four Phillies tickets, a long-sleeved shirt, a finishers medal, a gear check bag and a coupon for 20 percent off at the Majestic Clubhouse Store.

For the top overall male and female finishers, there are prizes, including a baseball bat autographed by a Phillies player and recognition on the field prior to the Phillies game on Saturday, April 7.

2018 Phillies Charities 5K

Saturday, March 24
$50 per person
Citizens Bank Park
1 Citizens Bank Way, Philadelphia, PA 19148