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2018 Race Photos Courtesy of FACTS parents and staff

2018 FACTS 5K Race Results

Check back in January for information about the 2019 race!

When: October 13, 2018 @ 8:30 a.m. (On-site registration 7:40-8:15)

The FACTS 5K serves as a fundraiser for the Folk Arts-Cultural Treasures Charter School.

FACTS believes in promoting the cultural, physical and social health of our students and our surrounding community.

Not a runner? We welcome walkers! Participants have the option of completing only 1 loop (1.6 miles).
  • Every participant who registers by October 1st will receive a FACTS 5K t-shirt.
  • Every participant under age 15 will receive a participation award.
  • Medals and prizes will be awarded to the top overall male and female finishers.
  • Medals will be awarded to the top finisher in the following age groups: 14 and under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+
Race Day Registration (October 13th): All Participants $35 each

FDR Park and 5K Course Map


Q: How do I get there?

A: FDR park is easily accessible by mass transit. Take the Broad Street Subway Line to AT&T Station or the route 17 bus to 20th and Pattison Avenue. Visit for schedules and fares.

Q: Is there parking?

A: Yes. FDR park has several entrances, but the only one that will be open on the morning of the race is at 20th and Pattison Avenue. Parking will be permitted in the U-shaped lot between the American Swedish Museum and the Boat House. Please be prepared to show the police officer and/or FACTS staff member on duty a FACTS 5K parking pass. One will be included in your race packet.  A FACTS staff member will have a list of all registered runners names. Parking is available on a first come, first serve basis.

Q: When and where can I pick up my race packet?

A: There will be packet pick up in advance at the Folk Arts Cultural Treasures Charter School at 1023 Callowhill Street. Packets may be picked up in person at FACT Charter School Thursday, October 11th between 7:30 am and 5:00 pm. FACTS student and family packets will be distributed the week of the race. You may also pick up your packet on race day at FDR park beginning at 7:45 am.

Q: What happens after the race?

A: Snacks, awards, prizes. After all the runners and walkers have finished, at approximately 9:40 am, medals will be awarded to the fastest finishers in each age group. Participation certificates will be awarded to all participants under 15.

Q: Can we push a stroller/ride bikes?

A: Strollers are welcome. No bikes or scooters. There will be 2 to 3 staff riding bikes providing race day security/updates.

Q: Can my dog run the race with me?

A: No. For the safety of all participants, there should not be any dogs on the course.

Sponsorship Opportunities

fun run shirt 3.inddThank You 2018 Sponsors

Cozen O’Connor     Latsha Davis & McKenna     Olympik Tots Childcare

Asian Bank     Bubblefish Restaurant    Conrad O’Brien     Exude, Inc.     HP Media & Advertising    

The Luke Medico Group-Keller Williams Real Estate     Kim’s Wholesale Distributors, Inc.

Nom Nom Bowl     Nom Nom Ramen     Penn Medicine     Swag Boutique

Ocean City Restaurant      Fujian Fraternal Association of Pennsylvania

Teo Chew Association of Philadelphia