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2017 AACR Rock 'n' Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon

 

Join the AACR Runners for Research Team and Run to Save Lives


 

 

 

 


Prizes for reaching your Fundraising Milestones, including Free Race Entry!

 

​Total Raised ​Prize
​$125​ Singlet
​$300​Baseball cap
​$375​Performance t-shirt
​$500​Free race entry*
​$800​Hoodie
​$1,000​Backpack

 

*To qualify for race entry reimbursement, all runners must be registered with the AACR Runners for Research team and all funds must be received by August 11, 2017. Your registration fee will count towards your fundraising goal but is NOT tax deductible.

5K Details

 

  • Date: Saturday, September 16, 2017
  • Start Time: 7:00 a.m.
  • Start/Finish Location: Benjamin Franklin Parkway, West of 22nd Street (in front of Eakins Oval)
  • Registration Fee: $25

 

10K Details

 

  • Date: Saturday, September 16, 2017
  • Start Time: 7:30 a.m.
  • Start/Finish Location: Benjamin Franklin Parkway, West of 22nd Street (in front of Eakins Oval)
  • Registration Fee: $35

 

Half Marathon Details

 

  • Date: Sunday, September 17, 2017
  • Start Time: 7:30 a.m.
  • Start/Finish Location: Benjamin Franklin Parkway, West of 22nd Street (in front of Eakins Oval)
  • Registration Fee: $50

 

Finding Cures Challenge Details

Are you up for a challenge? Join us for the inaugural "Finding Cures Challenge" by completing the AACR Rock ‘n’ Roll Philadelphia 5K or 10K races (Saturday) and Half Marathon (Sunday) to earn five medals:

 

  • 5K or 10K Finisher Medal
  • Half Marathon Finisher Medal
  • Rock ‘n’ Roll Re-Mix Challenge Medal - For completion of both races
  • Heart of Rock ‘n’ Roll Charity Medal - For joining the AACR Runners For Research team
  • AACR Runners for Research Finding Cures Challenge Medal

Additional benefits of participating in the Finding Cures Challenge:

  • AACR Runners for Research Finding Cures Challenge Special Edition T-Shirt
  • Finding Cures Challenge participants will be invited to a special finish line celebration on Sunday,September 17
  • Registration Fee: 5K+Half Marathon: $85; 10K+Half Marathon: $95

AACR Runners for Research Benefits

Join the Runners for Research team and receive:

  • AACR Runners for Research goodie bag
  • AACR Runners for Research Heart of Rock ‘n’ Roll Charity medal
  • Prize opportunities for:
    • top fundraiser
    • top fundraisers in team category (3 or more registered runners)
  • Exclusive AACR Runners for Research events
  • Camaraderie
  • Virtual coaching tips
  • A healthier, active lifestyle
  • Networking
  • The latest news on upcoming AACR events
  • Free issue of Cancer Today magazine
  • Have fun while supporting research on more than 200 types of adult and childhood cancers

Visit the Health & Fitness Expo

For two days, over 70 exhibitors will offer free samples, showcase the latest in running gear, sports apparel, health & nutritional information and much more. Pick-up some last-minute race essentials before race day and be sure to visit the Brooks Official Merchandise Store. All runners must visit the Expo to pick-up their race number, gear bag, and t-shirt. Additional packet pick-up options are available.

  • Dates: Friday, September 15 - Saturday, September 16, 2017
  • Location: Pennsylvania Convention Center
  • Expo Hours: Friday, September 15, 12:00pm – 7:00pm; Saturday, September 16, 9:00am – 5:00pm


Not a Runner? Volunteer

We need your help in all aspects of the race. Join the AACR Volunteer team!

E-mail aacrfoundationevents@aacr.org and mention the AACR Rock ‘n’ Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon.

For more information, visit the race website.

To learn more about AACR Runners for Research, email aacrfoundationevents@aacr.org or call toll free at (844) 385-2064.

The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) is a 501c3 registered nonprofit organization with offices at 615 Chestnut Street, 17th Floor, Philadelphia,PA 19106.

 

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The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) is a 501c3 registered nonprofit organization with offices at 615 Chestnut Street, 17th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19106 | 215.440.9300