This is your shot… a chance to join thousands of runners and walkers in Philadelphia for the official Rocky Run 5K, 10 Mile & 13.1 Italian Stallion Challenge. So, channel your inner stallion, register and show the world you can go the distance.
Saturday, November 11, 2017
5K Start Time - 7:15am
10 Mile Start Time - 8:00am
Philadelphia Museum of Art
2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19130
5K - 3.1 miles
Italian Stallion Challenge - 13.1 Miles (5K + 10 Mile)
Please note the course finishes in front of the Philadelphia Museum of Art and does not go up the stairs.
Take the 13.1 Italian Stallion Challenge and earn 3 finisher medals! On race day, put those muscles to work in this epic 13.1 mile challenge by completing both the 5K and the 10 Mile. If you finish both races within the pacing requirements, you will be awarded the coveted 13.1 Italian Stallion Challenge finisher medal in addition to your 5K and 10 Mile finisher medals. That’s right, triple your bling and walk away a champion.
To qualify for the 13.1 Italian Stallion Challenge You Must:
13.1 Italian Stallion Challenge Participants Receive:
A photo ID and bib number are needed to pick up your race packet. Bib number will be posted here the week of the race.
There are 3 options for picking up your race packet:
*Please note only those who register for Race Day Packet Pick-Up will be able to pick up their packet on race day.
Entry into the Rocky Run will be accepted on a first come, first served basis. Registration will close once the race capacity is reached.
Participants must maintain a 15:00 minute per mile pace*. Please note your official time does not begin until you cross the start line.
*If participating in the 13.1 Italian Stallion Challenge, you must maintain at least a 13:00 minute per mile pace in the 5K to ensure you are lined up in time for the 10 Mile start.
Participants will be assigned to an appropriate corral based on the projected finishing time submitted on their entry form.
The Rocky Run will feature the B-Tag ChronoTrack timing system. All participants will receive a B-Tag timing device with their bib number.
Awards will be presented to the following categories:
*must be present to accept award
Gear check will be available at the race site.
We have a virtual option for those who can’t make it to Philadelphia, but still want to go the distance! Complete the Rocky Run on your own time and receive the same amazing swag.
Virtual Rocky Run participants are encouraged to run on Saturday, November 11 and share photos of your virtual race experience on social media using #virtualrockyrun #rockyrun.
Virtual Rocky Run details:
From the East: From the New Jersey Turnpike, take Exit 4. Follow Route 73 North and then Route 38 West to Route 30 West. Follow the signs to the Benjamin Franklin Bridge. After crossing the bridge, follow signs for I-676 West. Take I-676 West to I-76 East. Follow I-76 East to Exit 345 for 30th Street Station. Stay left going around 30th Street Station. Turn left onto Market Street. Head east on Market Street to the public parking garages between 21st and 18th Streets.
From the North: Follow I-95 South to Interstate 676 West. Take I-676 West to I-76 East. Follow I-76 East to Exit 345 for 30th Street Station. Stay left going around 30th Street Station and turn left at the light onto Market Street. Head east on Market Street to the public parking garages between 21st and 18th Streets.
From the West: From the Pennsylvania Turnpike, take Exit 326 toward Valley Forge/Central Philadelphia onto I-76 East. Continue on I-76 East to Exit 345 for 30th Street Station. Stay left going around 30th Street Station and turn left at the light onto Market Street. Head east on Market Street to the public parking garages between 21st and 18th Streets.
From the South: Take I-95 North to I-676 West. Follow I-676 West to I-76 East. Follow I-76 East to Exit 345 toward 30th Street Station. Stay left going around 30th Street Station and turn left at the light onto Market Street. Head east on Market Street to the public parking garages between 21st and 18th Streets.
SEPTA: There are two SEPTA subway lines that will bring you within a mile of the start and finish.
For schedules and fares, please visit www.septa.org or call 215-580-7800.
AMTRAK: Amtrak provides extensive service to Philadelphia's 30th Street Station, which is about a mile from Eakins Oval. For schedules and fares, contact Amtrak at 800-USA-RAIL or www.amtrak.com.
RESERVE DISCOUNTED PARKING
We recommend reserving parking in advance with SpotHero, the nationwide leader in online parking reservations, a parking reservation service that connects drivers to discounted, convenient parking!
Visit the official Rocky Run Parking Page to find and reserve convenient parking with rates up to 50% off drive-up.
A special rate is offered to all participants during race weekend at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Philadelphia - Center City. The hotel is conveniently located less than one mile walking distance from the race site.
Thank you for your interest in volunteering for the Rocky Run. Volunteers are needed to assist with every aspect of the race, including:
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The Rocky Run welcomes the opportunity to work with local groups and organizations within the community. In exchange for your assistance, we will make a monetary donation to your organization.
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Special Olympics Philadelphia is the beneficiary of the Rocky Run. Their 5,000+ superstar athletes are just like you. They set goals, train, and celebrate accomplishments in a big way. We thank you for your consideration in making a tax-deductible donation which will support the 22 sports enjoyed by these athletes throughout the year.
For more information on how you can get involved, visit www.sopaphilly.org.
The Rocky Run will take place rain or shine. In the event of inclement weather or other conditions that may affect the safety and health of participants, race officials reserve the right to delay, postpone or cancel the race. All registrations are nonrefundable and nontransferrable.
All registrations are nonrefundable and nontransferrable.