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17th Annual Swarthmore Lions Independence Eve 8K and 2 1/2 Mile Walk
Thursday, July 3, 7:00 pm
The 17th annual Swarthmore Lions Club Independence Eve 8K (5 mile) and 2 ½ Mile Walk will be held Thursday, July 3 at 7:00pm in the Borough of Swarthmore, PA (Delaware County). This is a low-key and fun community race that has had a loyal following for many years. The USA T & F certified 8K course goes through the beautiful Swarthmore College campus and the tree-lined streets and neighborhoods of Swarthmore.
Proceeds from the race support the charitable activities of the Lions Club that include organizations that assist the visually impaired such as the Delaware Valley Eye Bank and the Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired in Chester. Awards will be presented to the first three male and female runners and to the first three male and female runners in 8 age groups. Refreshments will be served after the race.
The entry fee for both the race and the walk is $25 and $30 on race day. Registration and race packet pick-up will be held in the Borough Hall lobby located at 121 Park Avenue (one block from the Swarthmore Septa train station); 5:30pm to 6:45pm on the day of the race.