This event attracts more than 1,300 runners and walkers of all ages each year, and is one of the oldest and most respected events of its kind in the City of Philadelphia! The Run/Walk format provides the opportunity for athletes of all levels to participate in this charity event organized by the Philadelphia Bar Association to spotlight its concern for the children of Philadelphia and to benefit the Support Center for Child Advocates.

Run Details

Sunday, May 19, 2013

Entry to Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive (West River Drive) adjacent to the Philadelphia Museum of Art steps and Eakins Oval.

This is a USATF certified 5K course. The Race starts adjacent to the Philadelphia Museum of Art (near steps and Eakins Oval) and proceeds out Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive (West River Drive) and back.

• Participants pick up numbers
• Day-of registration available
8:30am – 5K Run starts
8:35am – 5K Walk starts
Kids Dash begins immediately after the start of the Run/Walk

Registration Information
2013 Bar Run Registration Form

Online registration available until May 17

Mail registration forms until May 10:
Runners’ Advocate
Philadelphia Bar Association 5K Run/Walk
2005 Country Club Drive
Doylestown, PA 18901

In-person registration & number pick-up May 15
May 15, 12:00 to 5:00 pm
Philadelphia Runner
1601 Sansom Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

In-person registration May 16 & 17
May 16, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Caesar Rivise, 1635 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

May 17, 9:00 am to 3:00 pm
Caesar Rivise, 1635 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103

Competition Divisions
• Open Run, Individual
• Run, Philadelphia Bar Association
• Run, Legal Team Competition
• Run, Corporate Team Competition
• Male & Female
• Age Groups: 13 and under, 14–16, 17–19, 20–24, 25–29, 30–34, 35–39, 40–44, 45–49, 50–54, 55–59, 60–64, 65–69, 70–74, 75–79, 80 and over.

All participants who complete the Run or Walk will receive a short-sleeve T-shirt.

Caesar Rivise Bernstein Cohen & Pokotilow Team Competition
Law firms and companies may enter 5K Run teams. For an application contact Michael Berkowitz at or 215-567-2010 (ext 132). Deadline for team registration is May 10.

Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney Kids’ Dash
Children ages 5-10 will love running in this FREE 200-yard non-competitive Dash. All participants will receive a Race give-a-way. Child-friendly activities offered all morning. Registration is required for each child. A parent or guardian must be present.

Become A Volunteer!
Help on the day of the Race. Contact or 267-546-9216.

1st place male and female runners: silver bowls
1st place male and female runners in each age group: Philadelphia Runner gift certificates
1st, 2nd and 3rd place runners, both male and female in each age group: engraved awards

2013 Challenge
Beat Neill W. Clark, the historic 14-year legal competition running champion! Sponsored by Neill’s friends at Philadelphia Runner. The first registered Philadelphia Bar Association runner to beat Neill will win $300!

Results Posted
Runners’ Advocate:
Runner’s Gazette – a copy will be mailed to each participant