Generosity Philly Event Day Info

When: Sunday, October 6, 2019. RAIN OR SHINE.

Volunteers arrive at 7:00 am and go to the information table to check in.

T-Shirt and bib pickup starts at 7:30 am. Participants go directly to their charity’s table in the Charity Village.

Arrive on time to have your picture taken by our professional photographers, enjoy tunes spun by our live dj, chill with the Silent Generosity mime troupe, join the group stretch and warm-up and cheer for  the famous Wheel of Generosity where we distribute even more funds to our lucky winning organizations. The 5K Run/Walk starts 9:00 am.

Event Time Line

7:00 – Volunteer Check-In 7:30 – Bib and T-Shirt Pickup 8:15 – Stretch and Warm-up 9:00 – 5K Starting Gun

Where: Fairmount Park (directly in front of the Please Touch Museum) 4231 Avenue of the Republic, Philadelphia, PA 19131

I-76 (Schuykill Expressway) to Exit 341 (Montgomery Drive)

  • Turn west onto Montgomery Drive
  • Turn left onto Belmont Avenue
  • Turn left onto Avenue of the Republic

Parking is available on a first-come-first-served basis on both sides of the shoulder on S Concourse west of Belmont Ave.

Public transportation options:
BUS Bus Route 38 stops at Memorial Hall Bus Routes 40, 43, and 64 stop within walking distance
REGIONAL RAIL Take any Regional Rail train to Suburban Station, and then take the Route 38 bus from 15th Street and JFK Boulevard
PHLASH SHUTTLE Memorial Hall is Stop 13

A few extra nuggets of info:

Strollers: Strollers are permitted on the course and children three years and under do not need to be registered if they are in a stroller being pushed by a registered participant.

Dogs: Dogs are permitted but must be controlled and leashed at all times.

Refreshment: Water and a snack will be provided but you are welcome to bring additional food and drinks.

Friends and Family: bring out your friends and family to cheer you on, you deserve it! However, due to insurance restrictions, only registered participants can enter the Start and Finish chutes. Those that are not registered can join participants after they have left the Start chute and must exit the course before the Finish chute begins.

Awards: All registered participants who finish the course will receive a finisher medal.The top three overall fundraisers will receive trophies and each Charity Partner’s top fundraiser will be recognized with a World Changer badge. The top three overall male and female finishers will receive trophies and the top three male and female finishers in ten age groups will receive medals.

Can’t wait to see you there. Keep on fundraising!

Any questions?  Email us at