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March 18, 2019

Cherry Blossom 10K/5K participants receive free admission to Shofuso

The race is part of the Subaru Cherry Blossom Festival

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Cherry trees blossom near the Fairmount Waterworks in Philadelphia.

Thinking of signing up for a springtime race? Saturday, April 13, is the Cherry Blossom 10K, one of the most scenic races in Philly.

The 6.2-mile course takes runners past beautiful cherry blossom trees in Fairmount Park and offers views of Memorial Hall and Shofuso Japanese House and Garden.

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Registration for the 10K is $30. There's also an option to run/walk a 5K. The fee for the 3.1-mile race is $25.

All participants will receive passes for free admission to Shofuso, plus a race shirt with the Cherry Blossom 10K logo.

The race is one of the Subaru Cherry Blossom Festival's main events, along with Sakura Sunday (April 14).

UPDATE: The race begins in front of the Please Touch Museum.

Cherry Blossom 10K and 5K

Saturday, April 13
7:30 a.m. | $25-$30 per person
Please Touch Museum
4231 Avenue of the Republic, Philadelphia, PA 19131

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