September 15, 2019

Heroes vs Cancer

September 15, 2019 Episcopal Academy • 1785 BISHOP WHITE DRIVE NEWTOWN SQUAREPA  19073 View Map Organized by BeWell Fitness

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September 15, 2019

Episcopal Academy

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Dear Family & Friends,

 It’s back again and a little under a month away! The Third Annual Heroes vs. Cancer 5K will be held at Episcopal Academy on Sunday, September 15th.This year we have also added a 400m Kids Fun Run :) 

 All proceeds will go directly to the Coaches vs. Cancer program of The American Cancer Society. The goal of this event is to celebrate survivors, remember and honor those we have lost, and fight back so that no one loses another family member, friend, or loved one to this disease. Cancer hits close to home for too many people, and on September 15th we will fight for everyone, in every community, and against every cancer.

 As you may recall, a couple of years ago Matt & I became involved with Coaches vs. Cancer, specifically with the School & Youth Initiative. For those of you who don't know, the Philadelphia Coaches vs. Cancer School and Youth Initiative is a program designed to encourage student-athletes, coaches, fans, parents, athletic directors, and local communities to make an impact in the fight against cancer. Any community member or business can be a part of the Coaches vs. Cancer program.

 Over the past two years, we have raised over $10,000 for this great organization. We are hoping to get over 100 runners this year and bring in even more money. That’s where we need your help! 

 Here are some ways to show your support:


Event details and schedule

For race details please visit


  • The event schedule 9/15/2019
  • Course info: see map at event site
  • Arrival info: try to arrive 45 minutes before the race
  • Parking info: park on campus
  • Bring Waivers and ID
  • What to wear - your fast shoes



Joe Van Thuyne

Matt Van Thuyne (Race Director)

Episcopal Academy • 1785 BISHOP WHITE DRIVE NEWTOWN SQUAREPA  19073 Get Directions

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