16th Annual Great Eastern State Breakout Race

Saturday, October 12, 2013
Brown Street Lawn 22nd and Brown Streets PhiladelphiaPA  19130
Saturday, October 12, 2013
Brown Street Lawn 22nd and Brown Streets PhiladelphiaPA  19130

About This Activity

Join us for our 16th running of this one-of-a-kind 5K USATF-sanctioned road race through Fairmount and historic Girard College.  Then enjoy one of the best post-race breakfasts in the City of Philadelphia.

We will also be hosting our 4th Annual Kids Fun Run - a 1/2 mile run around Eastern State Penitentiary following the 5k.

More importantly, we are rolling out TWO NEW things this year:

  1. We have moved into the 21st century!  The 5K race will be chip-timed this year! 
  2. More medals and more age groups:
    • Top three overall male and female finishers
    • Top three teams
    • Top three male and female finishers in the following age groups: under 20, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, and (new) over 70.

 Pre-race Packet Pick-Up:

Thursday, October 10 - 5-8pm (LifeSport Fitness-2112 Fairmount Av)

Friday, October 11 - 5-8pm (Fairmount Running Company-2023 Fairmount Av)


Enter as a Team: 

Team size between 3 to 5 persons. All 5-person teams receive a 10% discount on registration (i.e. one person pays half-price). Get your team together today!


Event schedule and times


Brown Street Lawn (22nd & Brown Streets), Philadelphia, PA 19130


7:00-8:25 am Packet Pick-Up and Race Day Registration (Brown Street Lawn)

8:00 am Pre-Race stretch hosted by CoreFitness

8:30 am 5K Race starts

9:15 am Kids Fun Run starts

9:30 am Awards, Raffle, Breakfast


Timed results provided by Fairmount Running Company and will be posted to the race website within 48 hours after the race.


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