Saturday, November 10, 2018
Philadelphia Museum of Art
2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway
Philadelphia, PA 19130
5K Start 6:45am
10 Mile Start 7:30am
After selling out in 2016 & 2017, the 2018 Rocky Run is expected to sell out in record time. Entry will be accepted on a first come, first served basis. Once the race is sold out, we are unable to allow any additional registrations.
Pick up your race packet in person prior to the race at:
1 Boathouse Row
Philadelphia, PA 19130
Thursday, November 8 (4:00pm - 8:00pm)
Friday, November 9 (12:00pm - 7:00pm)
Please note parking at Lloyd Hall is limited. There is ample free parking on Sedgley Drive and Poplar Drive. Parking map coming soon.
Have a friend or family member pick up your packet for you by presenting a copy of your ID and bib number prior to the race (location, dates, and times listed above).
Race Day Packet Pick-Up. For $10.00 per race packet, you can pick up your packet at the race site on race day from 6:00am-7:15am. You can sign up for this service during the registration process.
*Only those who register for Race Day Packet Pick-Up will be able to pick up their packet on race day.
Bib numbers will be posted here the week of the race.
All participants are strongly encouraged to carpool or use public transportation to the Philadelphia Museum of Art. If you drive, please allow sufficient time for heavy traffic and street closures due to the race.
Reserve Discounted Parking
We recommend reserving parking in advance with SpotHero, a parking reservation service that connects drivers to discounted parking. Visit the official Rocky Run parking page to find and reserve convenient parking.
There are two SEPTA subway lines that will bring you within a mile of the race. The Market-Frankford Line runs east and west. Take this line to the 15th Street | City Hall stop. The Broad Street Line runs north and south. Take this line to the Race-Vine | Convention Center stop or the City Hall stop. For schedules and fares, visit www.septa.org or call (215) 580-7800.
Amtrak provides extensive service to 30th Street Station, which is about a mile from the Philadelphia Museum of Art. For schedules and fares, visit www.amtrak.com or call (800) 872-7245.
Gear check will be available at the race site.
All Rocky Run participants will receive free race day photos from Gameface Media. Photos will be available the week following the race and emailed to all participants.
The Rocky Run will take place rain or shine. In the event of inclement weather, we reserve the right to delay, postpone, or cancel the event. All registrations are non-refundable and non-transferable.
5K (3.1 miles)
13.1 Italian Stallion Challenge - 13.1 Miles (5K + 10 Mile)
The race will start on Kelly Drive in front of the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Please note the race finishes in front of the Philadelphia Museum of Art and does not go up the stairs.
The Rocky Run will feature the B-Tag ChronoTrack timing system. All participants will receive a B-Tag timing device attatched to their bib number.
Participants must maintain at least a 15:00 minute per mile pace*. Please note your official time does not start until you cross the start line.
*If participating in the 13.1 Italian Stallion Challenge, you must maintain at least a 13:00 minute per mile pace in the 5K to ensure you are lined up in time for the 10 Mile start.
Participants will be assigned to an appropriate corral based on the projected pace submitted on their entry form.
Take the 13.1 Italian Stallion Challenge and earn 3 amazing finisher medals. On race day, put those muscles to work in this epic 13.1 mile challenge by completing both the 5K and the 10 Mile. If you finish both races within the pacing requirements, you will be awarded the coveted 13.1 Italian Stallion Challenge finisher medal in addition to your 5K and 10 Mile finisher medals. That’s right, triple your bling and walk away a champion.
1) Register for the Italian Stallion Challenge. Registering for the 5K and 10 Mile individually will not make you eligible to receive the Italian Stallion Challenge finisher medal.
2) First complete the 5K (starting at 6:45am) and then complete the 10 Mile (starting at 7:30am).
3) Maintain at least a 13 minute per mile pace in the 5K to ensure you are lined up in time for the 10 Mile start.
All the Swag
*Must be present to accept award
We have a virtual option for those who can't make it to Philadelphia, but still want to go to distance! Complete the Rocky Run on your own time and recieve the same amazing swag.
Virtual Rocky Run Participants are encouraged to run on Saturday, November 10 and share photos of your virtual race experience on social media using #virtualrockyrun #rockyrun.
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Thank you for your interest in volunteering for the Rocky Run. Volunteers are needed to assist with every aspect of the race, including:
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A special hotel rate is offered to all Rocky Run participants during the weekend of the race at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Philadelphia - Center City. The hotel is conveniently located less than one mile walking distance from the race site.
The Rocky Run will take place rain or shine. In the event of inclement weather or other conditions that may affect the safety and health of participants, race officials reserve the right to delay, postpone or cancel the race. All registrations are nonrefundable and nontransferable.
All registrations are nonrefundable and nontransferable. No exceptions.