Registration Opens January 12 for 5th Annual Phillies Charities 5K

Race to benefit charity set for Saturday, March 28; Fans encouraged to register early as event has sold out each year

The 5th annual Phillies Charities 5K returns on Saturday, March 28, 2015 with lots of Phillies fun for participants.

Registration opens on Monday, January 12 at 9:00 a.m. on phillies.com/5k, and fans are encouraged to register early as the race has sold out in past years.

The USATF certified 5K (3.1 mile) run starts and ends at Citizens Bank Park with a loop through FDR Park. Once again, there will be Phillies surprises along the route, including an appearance by the Phillie Phanatic, live music and more. After crossing the finish line, participants will be able to enjoy a cool down lap around the warning track on the field (weather permitting).

"We are excited to welcome our fans back to Citizens Bank Park for the 5th annual Phillies Charities 5K," said Mary Ann Moyer, Phillies Race Manager. "From start to finish, this event is a great way for fans to show their Phillies spirit, all for a good cause."

All Phillies Charities 5K participants will receive the following:

  • Long sleeve tech tee
  • Finisher medal
  • Clear security bag with sponsor goodies
  • Personalized bib with disposable chip
  • 20% discount coupon for the Majestic Clubhouse Store
  • Voucher good for two tickets to a Phillies On-Deck Series game against the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday, April 3 at 7:05 p.m. or Saturday, April 4 at 1:05 p.m.
  • Voucher good for two tickets to a Phillies vs. Washington Nationals game on Friday, April 10 at 7:05 p.m., Saturday, April 11 at 7:05 p.m. or Sunday, April 12 at 1:35 p.m.
  • After crossing the finish line, participants will be able to enjoy a cool down lap around the warning track on the field (weather permitting).

TO REGISTER:

The Phillies Charities 5K entry fee is $50 per person, with net proceeds benefitting Phillies Charities, Inc. To register and for more information, please visit www.phillies.com/5k.