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03/20/2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


Contact: Mark Tarasiewicz

Phone: 215-238-6346


Bar’s 33rd Annual 5K Run/Walk May 20

2012 Charity Run

The 33rd annual Philadelphia Bar Association 5K Run/Walk will be held Sunday, May 20 with more than 1,000 runners and walkers expected to participate. The 5K benefits the Support Center for Child Advocates. Click here to register.

Race Start

The 5K begins at the entry to Martin Luther King Jr. Drive (West River Drive), adjacent to the Philadelphia Museum of Art, at 8:30 a.m. The 5K Walk begins at 8:35 a.m.

Registration Info

The registration fee for Bar Association members is $40. General registration for the 5K Walk is $20. Family registration for the Walk is $60. There is no fee to compete in the Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney 200-Yard Kids Dash for children ages 5 to 10. The Kids' Dash begins immediately after the Run/Walk starts. All participants will receive a Race give-a-way. Child-friendly activities will be offered all morning. Registration is required for each child. A parent or guardian must be present.

Law firms and companies may enter 5K Run teams. For an application contact Michael Berkowitz at mjberkowitz@crbcp.com or 215-567-2010 (ext 132). Deadline for team registration is May 6.

$200 Bounty

Neill W. Clark has won the Legal Competition for a record 13 consecutive years. His friends at Philadelphia Runner will award $200 to the first registered Philadelphia Bar Association runner who beats Neill's 2011 time. When you beat your 2011 Race time, you'll receive a Brooks gift at Philadelphia Runner. So, start training now! All recipients who beat their 2011 Race time will be notified by email.

Race Packet Pick Up

Pick up your race packet in advance when you register by May 13. Packets are available on Friday, May 18 from 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Philadelphia Runner, 1601 Sansom St.

Participant Footwear Discount

Registered participants can receive 20 percent off Brooks footwear, apparel and accessories at all three Philadelphia Runner stores. Visit www.philadelphiarunner.com for store locations.

Awards

Silver bowls will be awarded to the first-place male and female runners in the 5K Run; Philadelphia Runner gift certificates will be awarded to the first-place male and female runners in each age group; and commemorative awards will be given to the first-, second- and third-place finishers, both male and female, in each age group. T-shirts will be given to all participants who finish the Run or the Walk.

Click here to register for the 33rd Annual 5K Run/Walk.

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