16th Annual Swarthmore Charity Fun-Fair 5K Run and Walk

The 16th annual Swarthmore Charity Fun-Fair 5K Run and Walk, sponsored by The Swarthmore Lions Club and supported by the Swarthmore Rotary Club, will be held Sunday, May 7, 2017 at 12 noon.

The 5K route goes through the Swarthmore College campus and the tree-lined streets and neighborhoods of Swarthmore. The race kicks off the Swarthmore Charity Fun-Fair, which will offer live music on several stages, a street fair with games and exhibits, rides for kids, and food from local restaurants.

Awards will be presented to the first three male and female runners and to the first three male and female runners in 8 age groups. Refreshments will be served after the race.

The entry fee for both the race and the walk is $25 and $30 on race day. On-line registration is now available at www.runtheday.com. Registration forms are available at www.swarthmorefair.org, in Swarthmore at the Swarthmore Co-op and Borough Hall, and at area running stores.

Proceeds from the race support the charitable activities of the Lions Club which include organizations that assist the visually impaired such as the Delaware Valley Eye Bank and the Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired in Chester.

Registration and race packet pick-up will be held at the Swarthmore Septa Train Station on Chester Rd beginning at 10:30 a.m. on the day of the race.

For more information, contact Jim Ryan at either (610) 909-3127 or jdryan17@gmail.com.

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