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Penn's Landing (Walnut East Lot)211 S. Columbus Blvd Philadelphia, PA 19106
GLOBAL ENERGY RACE IS BACK!
Bimbo Bakeries is proud to host its 5th annual Global Energy Race! On Sunday, September 22nd, 35 cities and 22 countries will join together to set families and individuals of the world in motion. Back for another year, Philadelphia joins four other U.S. cities hosting the 2019 Global Energy Race. You can find the race and festivities at historic Penn’s Landing!
About Global Energy Race
Global Energy Race is for everyone: competitive runners, casual walkers, families, friends, and everyday joggers looking to come out and participate in Bimbo's healthy, active lifestyle initiative. It is truly a global event; In 2016, Global Energy Race broke the Guinness Book of World Records for the most 10K races held simultaneously worldwide on the same day!
Bimbo Bakeries is also proud to partner with local area food banks banks during September (Hunger Awareness Month). For every kilometer completed by participants, 2 slices of bread will be donated to Philabundance Food Bank to support the local Philadelphia community. Every step helps feed someone in need.
Event details and schedule
The Global Energy Race festival area at Penn’s Landing will feature a post-race recovery zone, refueling snack stations, food trucks, music, special guests, and much more! Make sure to check it out!
The Global Energy Race Philadelphia kicks off next to the Great Plaza, which is one of the city's premier locations for outdoor concerts and festivals. The race offers panoramic views of the Philadelphia skyline, the Delaware River, and the Benjamin Franklin Bridge, as well as a unique waterfront ambiance.
The 10k is a USATF certified course. Chip timing will be used for both the 10K & 5K.
Parking & Transportation
Paid parking will be available at one of several Penn's Landing parking lots.
Penn’s Landing is a short walk from the 2nd Street stop on the Market-Frankford Line and is serviced by different bus routes.
Male and Female first-place 10K winners will receive a trip for two (2) to Buenos Aires to run in the 2020 Global Energy Race!* In addition, trophies will be awarded to the top 3 finishers in the Men’s and Women’s 10K.
All participants in the Global Energy Race will receive a medal at the finish line!
Race Packet & Packet Pick-Up
All registered participants will receive a race packet that includes:
• Tech Runners T-shirt
• Tote bag
• Race Bib
• Timing chip
• And many other giveaways
Packet pick-up will be available on Friday and Saturday before race day, as well as the morning of the race.
Friday, September 20th (12pm-5pm)
Philadelphia Runner-University City
3621 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Saturday, September 21st (10am-4pm)
Penn’s Landing – Walnut East Lot
201 S Christopher Columbus Blvd, Philadelphia, PA 19106
9/22 (Race Day) *subject to change
6:00AM to 7:15AM – Registration/Check-In
7:30AM – 10K Start Time
7:35AM – 5K Start Time
Awards ceremony to follow completion of the 10K
10K First Place Prize
AWARDS (10) (Two (2) awards provided each Race (one (1) male and one (1) female): A trip for award recipient and one (1) guest to participate in the 2020 Global Energy Race scheduled to take place in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Trip includes round-trip international coach air transportation for award recipient and one (1) guest from major gateway airport nearest award recipient’s residence (as determined by Promoter) to Buenos Aires, Argentina, two (2) nights standard hotel accommodations (one (1) room, double occupancy), ground transportation to/from airport/hotel and hotel/race location, registration for winner and guest to participate in the 2020 Global Energy Race, and breakfast, lunch and dinner for winner and guest while on trip (exact location and cost of each meal to be determined by Promoter and its subsidiaries, in their sole discretion).
Challenge begins 6/5/19 at 12:00 a.m. PT, and ends 9/22/19 at 7:30 AM PT. Open to individuals who are 13+ and legal residents in their jurisdiction of residence and are eligible to participate in the challenge or any race. Eligible minors will be required to have their parent’s or legal guardian’s execute a Global Energy Race participant release on their behalf prior to being eligible to participate. Void where prohibited. Subject to full Participation Terms and release, available at www.globalenergyrace.com. Provided by Bimbo Bakeries USA, Inc., 255 Business Center Dr., Horsham, PA 19044.
Begins 6/5/19 at 12:00am PT, ends 9/22/19 at 6:30am PT. Open to legal residents of the U.S. & D.C. (excluding AL, HI, IL, MA, MS, & SC), 13+. Eligible minors must obtain their parents’ or legal guardians’ consent prior to participating. Bimbo Bakeries USA, Inc. will donate 10 slices of bread for each eligible 5k race registration and 20 slices of bread for each eligible 10k race registration, with a max donation of 250k slices of bread donated. Of the 250k slice max donation, a min of 20k slices will be donated to each of the following 5 food banks; (i) St. Mary's Food Bank Alliance; (ii) Los Angeles Regional Food Bank; (iii) Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida; (iv) Philabundance; and (v) North Texas Food Bank. Residents of AL, HI, IL, MA, MS, & SC and legal residents of jurisdictions outside of the U.S. & D.C. are encouraged to register for an eligible race, however, their participation/registration will not affect the amount of bread slices donated. Visit www.globalenergyrace.com for complete Terms & Conditions. Provided by Bimbo Bakeries USA, Inc. Information concerning the participating food banks, including financial, licensing or charitable purpose may be obtained at their respective websites at www.firstfoodbank.org/, www.lafoodbank.org/, www.feedhopenow.org, www.philabundance.org/, and www.ntfb.org.