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Rocky Run

Run Like the Champ. Bring Home the Belt.

This is your shot – a chance to join thousands of runners in the 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.

Race Highlights

Finisher Medal

Race Shirt

Bib Number

Free Race Photos

Runner Refreshments

Registration

All registrations are nonrefundable and nontransferable.

Packet Pick-Up

There are 3 options for picking up your race packet. A photo ID and bib number are needed to pick up your race packet.

Option 1

Pick up your race packet in person prior to the race at:

Lloyd Hall
1 Boathouse Row
Philadelphia, PA 19130

Thursday, November 7 (4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.)
Friday, November 8 (12:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.)

Option 2

Have a friend or family member pick up your packet for you by presenting a copy of your ID and bib number prior to the race (location, dates, and times listed above).

Option 3

Race Day Packet Pick-Up. For $10.00 per race packet, you can pick up your race packet on race day before the event from 6:00 a.m. - 7:15 a.m. You can sign up for this service during the registration process.

Please note only those who register for Race Day Packet Pick-Up will be able to pick up their race packet on race day.
Race Day

On race day, be sure to allow enough time to check in (e.g., parking, gear check, etc.) before your start time. We recommend participants arrive at least 45 minutes before the start of the race.

Start Time

5K - 7:00 a.m.
10 Mile - 7:45 a.m.

Race Location

Philadelphia Museum of Art
2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19130

Parking & Transportation

All participants are strongly encouraged to carpool or use public transportation to the Philadelphia Museum of Art. If you drive, please allow sufficient time for heavy traffic and street closures due to the race.

Gear Check

Gear Check will be available at the race site.

Photos

All Rocky Run participants will receive free race day photos from Gameface Media. Photos will be available the week following the race and emailed to all participants.

Awards

The top three overall male and female finishers will receive awards.

Weather Policy

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 nontransferable.
Swag

All participants will receive an official Rocky Run shirt, finisher medal, bib number, and free race photos with their entry.

Course Details

Distances

5K (3.1 miles)
10 Mile (10 miles)
13.1 Italian Stallion Challenge (5K + 10 Mile = 13.1 miles)

Start & Finish Location

The race will start on Kelly Drive in front of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Please note the race finishes in front of the Philadelphia Museum of Art and does not go up the stairs.

Timing

The Rocky Run will feature the B-Tag ChronoTrack timing system. All participants will receive a B-Tag timing device attatched to their bib number.

Course Time Limit

Participants must maintain at least a 15:00 minute per mile pace*. Please note your official time does not start until you cross the start line.

*If participating in the Italian Stallion Half Marathon 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.
Volunteer

Thank you for your interest in volunteering for the Rocky Run. Volunteers are needed to assist with every aspect of the race, including:

Needs

  • Course Marshal
  • Start line and finish line support
  • Aid station support
  • Gear Check
  • Course set up and tear down
  • Packet Pick-Up
  • Clean up
For more information, please contact us at info@rockyrun.com.
Sponsors

The Rocky Run is proud to be supported by the following sponsors and partners.

Sponsors Run Mfg
Sponsors Clifbar
Sponsors Active
Sponsors Gameface

For information on becoming a sponsor of the Rocky Run, please contact info@rockyrun.com.

Beneficiary

The beneficiary of the Rocky Run is Special Olympics Pennsylvania.

About

Their 6,800+ 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.
Refund Policy

Weather Policy

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 nontransferable.

Lightning Policy

In the event of lightning, the race will be postponed 30 minutes every time lightning is detected within a 10 mile radius of the event. Please note that every time lightning strikes within a 10 mile radius, the 30 minute timing increment will restart.

Refund Policy

All registrations are nonrefundable and nontransferable. No exceptions.
FAQ

Questions?

We've got answers. For more information about the race, please email us at info@rockyrun.com or visit our FAQ page.

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