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REGISTRATION IS OPEN!
Strides of Hope 5k Walk/Run:
Saturday, April 15, 2023 @ Heebner Park

Join us this spring for our third annual Strides of Hope 5k, helping to raise support and awareness to benefit the Center and the community we serve!  Become one of our esteemed sponsors or volunteers, create a team in memory or honor of someone, or register to join the many walkers and runners who find meaning on this inspiring trail.  

Click the button below to register as race participant, to become a fundraiser, or to donate in support of an individual or team!

Sponsorships available!

The Strides of Hope is successful in raising funds for grief support services in our community not only due to the increasing numbers of participants, but also due to the generous contributions of individual and business sponsorships.

Sponsorship packages are available starting at $250 and up to $10,000 for the Presenting Sponsor status. The Strides of Hope does consider in-kind sponsorships if the goods or services offered are budget relieving.

Interested in sponsoring the Strides of Hope? Please fill out the form at this link.

Event Timeline

  • 7:30 am – Check-In and Race Day Registration opens
  • 8:20 am – Warm Up
  • 8:30 am – Kids Fun Run (ages 12 and under)
  • 8:45 am – Announcements
  • 8:55 am – Warm Up
  • 9:00 am – 5K Run/Walk starts
  • 10:30am – Awards
  • 10:45am – Remembrance Ceremony

Race Entry Fees

  • $35 for virtual and in-person 5K until 4/7/23 (use code EARLYBIRD for $3 off before 2/1/2023)
  • $40 for virtual and in-person 5K from 4/8/23 to 4/14/23
  • $20 for Kids Fun Run (use code EARLYKIDS for $2 off before 2/1/2023)

Amenities

All participants guaranteed to receive a t-shirt (if registered by April 1, 2023), refreshments, water stations, and snacks. In addition, kids fun run participants will receive a medal!

Fundraising

The Strides of Hope 5K provides funding for The Center for Loss and Bereavement to support our mission – being a resource of specialized knowledge and professional support to provide meaningful connection and restorative guidance for those impacted by grief.

Participants have the option to fundraise individually or as part of a team.

Individual Fundraising Incentives (totals listed exclude registration fees): 
Raise $50, receive a vinyl decal
Raise $100, receive a bracelet
Raise $250, receive a drawstring bag
Raise $500, receive a baseball cap

 

 

 

Team Fundraising Incentives (totals listed are for funds raised above the registration fees):
Raise $1,000, receive a dedication sign along race route
Raise $2,500, custom team flag and sweat band for all team members

Awards given to top individual fundraiser and top team fundraiser. 

*Fundraising deadline to receive incentives is April 10, 2023

Packet Pickup

Packet pick up for in-person and local virtual entrants:

Date:
Friday, April 14, 2023
11:00AM – 1:00PM
4:00PM – 6:00PM

Location:
The Center for Loss and Bereavement
3847 W. Skippack Pike
Skippack, PA

Packets can also be picked up on Race Day from 7:30 – 8:30AM

Race Awards

The Strides of Hope 5K is a chip-timed race. Special Prizes will be awarded to the following 5K finishers:

Best Time Overall (Male / Female)
Best Time (Male / Female): UNDER 18
Best Time (Male / Female): 18-30
Best Time (Male / Female): 31-40
Best Time (Male / Female): 41-50
Best Time (Male / Female): 51-65
Best Time (Male / Female): 65+
Best Overall Time (Virtual)

Course Map

Many thanks to our Sponsors!

 

For highlights on the Fall 2021 event, please click HERE


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