10K & 5K RACES ALMOST SOLD OUT!
Bimbo Bakeries is proud to host its 4th annual Global Energy Race! On Sunday, September 23rd, 35 cities and 23 countries will join together to set families and individuals of the world in motion. Back for another year, Philadelphia joins four other U.S. cities hosting the 2018 Global Energy Race. You can find the race and festivities at historic Penn’s Landing!
About Global Energy Race
Global Energy Race is for everyone: competitive runners, casual walkers, families, friends, and everyday joggers looking to come out and participate in Bimbo's healthy, active lifestyle initiative. It is truly a global event; In 2016, Global Energy Race broke the Guinness Book of World Records for the most 10K races held simultaneously worldwide on the same day!
Bimbo Bakeries is also proud to partner with local area food banks banks during September (Hunger Awareness Month). For every kilometer completed by participants, 2 slices of bread will be donated to Philabundance Food Bank to support the local Philadelphia community. Every step helps feed someone in need.
Event details and schedule
The Global Energy Race festival area at Penn’s Landing will feature a post-race recovery zone, refueling snack stations, food trucks, music, special guests, and much more! Make sure to check it out!
The Global Energy Race Philadelphia kicks off next to the Great Plaza, which is one of the city's premier locations for outdoor concerts and festivals. The race offers panoramic views of the Philadelphia skyline, the Delaware River, and the Benjamin Franklin Bridge, as well as a unique waterfront ambiance.
The 10k is a USATF certified course. Chip timing will be used for both the 10K & 5K.
Parking & Transportation
Paid parking will be available at one of several Penn's Landing parking lots.
Penn’s Landing is a short walk from the 2nd Street stop on the Market-Frankford Line and is serviced by different bus routes.
Male and Female first-place 10K winners will receive a trip for two (2) to Madrid to run in the 2019 Global Energy Race!* In addition, trophies will be awarded to the top 3 finishers in the Men’s and Women’s 10K.
All participants in the Global Energy Race will receive a medal at the finish line!
Race Packet & Packet Pick-Up
All registered participants will receive a race packet that includes:
• Tech Runners T-shirt
• Drawstring bag
• Race Bib
• Timing chip
• And many other giveaways
Packet pick-up will be available on Friday and Saturday before race day, as well as the morning of the race. Pick-up times and location will be announced at a later date.
Please follow the ACTIVE.com sign-up process to complete your registration. Race spots are limited, only 1,800 total spots for 10K & 5K combined, so make sure to register early!
Registration is available on race day. However, it is strongly recommended that you register ahead of time. If you are registering on the day of the race, you must arrive early during the registration window to run or walk.