Fairmount Park Conservancy Offers Athletes A Guaranteed Spot In The Broad Street Run Through Its Park Champion Runners Fundraiser; Sign Up By April 1

Broad Street Run
For guaranteed Broad Street Run entry and the opportunity to benefit the trails of Fairmount Park, join Fairmount Park Conservancy’s Park Champion runners, a fundraising running group. (Photo by M. Edlow for Visit Philadelphia)

Runners, take note. The Broad Street Run is one of the most popular races to run here in the City of Brotherly of Love. Spots are generally not guaranteed due to a lottery system that picks participants.

Good news: For those looking for a guaranteed way to run the 10-miler, join the Fairmount Park Conservancy’s 2015 team of Park Champion runners. Those running on Fairmount Park’s team will enjoy a variety of special perks and guaranteed entry to the run — runners will ultimately help raise funds for the Belmont Plateau trail restoration project.

Perks that participants will receive include a $50-level membership to the Fairmount Park Conservancy, guided trail runs through the Belmont Plateau on select days, VIP-access to the post-race party at FDR Park and a discount at Philadelphia Runner.

Those interested in participating must pay $25 upon registration and raise $475 — to benefit the revamp of the Belmont Plateau trails — by June 1. Click here to register for the team. Interested athletes must register by April 1.

This year’s Broad Street Run is on Sunday, May 3. Start training — and fundraising!

Fairmount Park Conservancy’s team of Park Champions for the Broad Street Run
When: Deadline to register, April 1; Broad Street Run, Sunday, May 3, 8:30 a.m.
Where: Broad Street Run, Broad Street and W. Fisher Avenue to Broad and Farragut streets
Cost: $25 for entry, $475 raised by June 1
More info: www.crowdrise.com/bsr2015

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