Firefighter's Memorial Run
Running: 1 Mile Kids Run/Fun Run, 5K
October 5th, 2019
The Firefighter's Memorial Run is a Running race in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania consisting of a 1 Mile Kids Run/Fun Run and 5K.
The race is sponsored by the Philadelphia Firefighter and Paramedic Union, Local #22 I.A.F.F. for the benefit of the burn centers
at Delaware Valley at Crozer-Chester Medical Center, Temple University Hospital, and St. Christopher's Hospital for Children.
DISTANCE: 5K (3.1 miles) for the Memorial Run. There will also be a 1 mile FUN RUN/Walk for children and walkers
immediately after the 5K starts. Race starts/ends at Pennypack Park - Pine Road (8500 Pine Rd, Phila PA 19111).
This event was first organized in 1975 to honor the memory of eight Philadelphia Firefighters who lost their lives battling the Gulf Oil Refinery fire on August 17, 1975. The Memorial Run has continuedKeep Reading
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