Miles for Migraine Race - Philadelphia, 2017

Saturday, October 7, 2017 - 8:30 am Start for all events

"Forbidden Drive" 

Use Address: 

120 W. Northwestern Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19118

or

Glenside, PA - depending on your GPS! 

Closest cross road is Germantown Pike/Ave, and Bruno's Restaurant

NOTE: Race starts in front of "The Cedars House" (Cafe) on Forbidden Drive 

Miles for Migraine will host its next Philadelphia 2-mile Walk/ 5K/ 10K Run and Kids Treasure Hunt in the beautiful Wissahickon Park along Forbidden Drive. This Fundraiser for Migraine & Headache Awareness, Treatment & Research will take place Saturday, October 7th, 2017 at 8:30am featuring awards for the top male and female runners and walkers. There is parking along Northwestern Ave, Andorra Road and Thomas Road. Also, there are 2 lots along Bells Mills Rd, with a short walk to the start. Course is an out and back along the picturesque Forbidden Drive on a packed/crushed gravel trail. All runners and walkers will start and finish in the same location. Porto potties will be provided at the start/finish and there will be 2 water stops along the course. Post race awards will immediately follow top runners and walkers finishing in each race category, near the start/finish line. 

PRIZES ALSO AWARDED FOR:

TOP FUNDRAISERS*

 

REGISTRATION opens at 7:00am on Saturday Oct 7th.  

ALL EVENTS WILL TAKE PLACE RAIN or SHINE (No-Refunds)

PLEASE NOTE 10k is only for runners. We can not keep the course open past 10:00. If you want to walk/run the 5k and can be finished by 9:30, then that is ok.

Please Note: Due to the safety of runners and walkers, we cannot allow Dogs or Strollers in any of the events.

* Sorry, this does not include corporate sponsors donations.

PRIZES AWARDED FOR TOP FUNDRAISERS:

1ST PRIZE: $300 VISA GIFT CARD 

2ND PRIZE: $200 VISA GIFT CARD

3RD PRIZE: $100 VISA GIFT CARD

Registration Fees

“Map the Migraine” Kid's Treasure Hunt

Follow the clues to win prizes! Ages 8 & Older.

Dec 15 - Oct 6 Current Price FREE

Running-10K - Adult (over 18)

Dec 15 - Sep 14 Current Price $40.00
Sep 15 - Oct 5 $45.00

Running-10K - Under 18

Dec 15 - Sep 14 Current Price $35.00
Sep 15 - Oct 5 $40.00

Running-5K - Adults (over 18)

Dec 15 - Sep 14 Current Price $40.00
Sep 15 - Oct 5 $45.00

Running-5K - Under 18

Dec 15 - Sep 14 Current Price $35.00
Sep 15 - Oct 5 $40.00

Walking-2 Mile Walk - Adult (over 18)

Dec 15 - Sep 14 Current Price $40.00
Sep 15 - Oct 5 $45.00

Walking-2 Mile Walk - Under 18

Dec 15 - Sep 14 Current Price $35.00
Sep 15 - Oct 5 $40.00

Participant Fundraising Letter

We have two different template letters that you can ulitize to reach out to your friends & family. Please download these *.doc files and consider customizing them to add your own story about why you are participating in this event. 

Download Letter Option #1

Download Letter Option #2

Event Schedule

  • October 7 08:30 AM EDT - Run and Walk Start

  • October 7 08:30 AM EDT - "Map the Migraine" Kid's Treasure Hunt

Contact Information

Event Location

120 West Northwestern Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19128, United States

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