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5Ks and Other Ways to Break a Sweat in September

Find available races in the region in the coming month.

5Ks and Other Ways to Break a Sweat in September

Looking to stretch your legs this September? You have plenty of interesting options: You can run a marathon while half-submerged in a pool (if you can afford it), or complete a half-marathon alongside Amish runners through bucolic Lancaster County.

Friday, Sept. 7

Saturday, Sept. 8

Sunday, Sept. 9

  • 9/11 Heroes Run, 5k, 2p.m., West Chester, $25
  • Hit the Hay 13K, 8.06-mile run, 9 a.m., Birdsboro, $35 ($27 w/o shirt)
  • HydroWorx Underwater Marathon, 5k, 10k, half and full marathon all on underwater treadmill run, 7 a.m. and 1 p.m., Troeg's Brewery/Hershey Park, Hershey, $750-$6,500 (fundraising run)

Saturday, Sept. 15

Sunday, Sept. 16

  • Barracuda 70.7 Triathlon, 70.7-mile run-swim-run-swim-run-bike-run, 8 a.m., Hazleton (Luzerne County), $155/individual, $195/team
  • Marshman Triathlon, 1/4 Mile Swim, 12.5 Mile Bike, 2 Mile Run, Marsh Creek State Park, $123, 7:30 a.m.

Tuesday, Sept. 18

  • Run For Your Life, 5k, start time 6 p.m., 16 Great Valley Parkway, Malvern $15 ($20 race day), benefits and Community Volunteers in Medicine

Sunday, Sept. 23

Saturday, Sept. 29

  • 5k 2kare 4kids, 5k run, start time 10 a.m., Ridley Creek State Park, $25/individual 
  • Hands On House Half Marathon, 5k run, 13.1-mile circuit run, start time 9 a.m. Children's Museum of Lancaster, $60 (half-marathon race day), $30 (5k race day)

Sunday, Sept. 30

  • , 5k run and walk, 7:30 a.m., , Malvern, $25, benefits Families of Spinal Muscular Atrophy. Features chip-timing new this year.

Hat tips to  RunningintheUSA.com and  RunTheDay.com for race information.

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