Race Training and 5K Race

Roots Rock Run (R3)

Race Training and 5k Race

Next Roots Rock Run (R3)

June 3, 2017

Roots, Rock Run 5k (R3) is GrassROOTS Community Foundation’s public health initiative to promote community wellness. Together we are reclaiming our health and our communities. R3 brings people together to run, walk, dance and move together. It’s a celebration!! #R3philly5k #rootsrockrun5k.


Funding support: Councilwoman Cindy Bass

Partnering Agencies: Black Girls Run

Supporting Partners:  The Office of State Representative Stephen Kinsey & Skai Blue Media.

Race Purpose: 5K community walk/run and 1 mile walk to support GrassROOTS Community Foundation wellness and public health initiatives in Philadelphia.


Race Day: June 3rd, Morning of the Roots Picnic. For more about the Picnic:


Winner of race wins 2 free tickets to The Roots Picnic.


Register for the race:

·         $25 Until 3/31

·         $35 til race day

·         $40 on Race Day


Amenities: T-shirts for all registrants; water and refreshments, prizes too.


Race Results: Race will be professionally timed by the Bryn Mawr Racing Co.; Results will be found at, click on Events and ‘Results.’

Anna L. Lingelbach School
6340 Wayne Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19144

Organizer: David Coughlin

Email: dcoughlin@grassrootscommunityfoundation

Contact #: 215-917-5025