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Run Time: Local 5Ks and Other Races In May

Looking for a 5K, 10K, or half-marathon?

Run Time: Local 5Ks and Other Races In May

Looking for a local run this May?

There are two runs scheduled at Ridley Creek State Park this month–one for the Delaware County Suicide Prevention & Awareness Task Force 5K Run & Walk on May 5 at Picnic Area #17. Registration is $25 (children under 12 is free), includes free T-shirt, snack, beverage, and raffles/prizes. Medals will be awarded for various age groups. On-site registration will be $30. The event will be rain or shine.

The other race is on May 12, a 5K Run & Walk for Brain Cancer Awareness in honor of Sean Curry who lost his battle with brain cancer at the age of 39. Registration is $25 for the walk and $35 for the run. More information found here.

There are also number of races happening across the region, including 5Ks for dogs, races for moms and daughters, and a half-marathon for the "odd" among us.

Saturday, May 5

Philly Challenge; adventure run through the city; 1 p.m. start time; Philadelphia; $30-50

Sunday, May 6

Cynwyd 5K; 5k and 1-mile walk; Noon; Barmouth Trailhead, Leavering Mill Road near Belmont Avenue; $25

Saturday, May 12

Dog Jog 5K; 5K and 1 mile run/walk; 9 a.m. start time; Exton (Downingtown East High School); $18-20

Broad Street ReRun; 5-mile run; 9 a.m. start time; Lansdale; $25

Stateline Loop 9K/5K Trail Run; 9 a.m. start time; Kennett Square, $25; benefits the Land Conservancy of Southern Chester County

Sunday, May 13

5K for Mother's Day; women-only 5K; 2 p.m. start time; West Chester; $25-35

Saturday, May 19

Dragonfly Run; 5K; 9 a.m. start time; Malvern; $25-30; benefits children with autism

Kennett Run, 10K, 5K, power lifting competition, 9 a.m. start time for 10K; Kennett Square, $25-30

Nick Smiles 5K; 9 a.m. start time; West Chester; $25-30; benefits Bishop Shanahan's fine arts program

Hill Top 5K; 5K run/walk, 1-mile fun run; 8 a.m. $20; Hill Top Preparatory School, Rosemont

Sunday, May 20

Dirty German Endurance Fest; 25K, 50K, 50-mile races; 8 a.m. start time, Philadelphia, $55-80

Radnor ABC 5K run; 5k run, 1-mile fun walk; 9 a.m.; $20; Radnor Middle School, Wayne

Saturday, May 26

ODDyssey Half Marathon; 7 a.m. start time; Philadelphia; $65-75

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

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