Philadelphia, PA
September 15-16, 2018

The Rock 'n' Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon, 10K and 5K offers a fast, flat and fun course through one of the country's most historic cities. Enjoy live bands, music and entertainment along the course – as well as plenty of cheering fans to energize you as you run. Celebrate your finish at Eakins Oval with a complimentary beer and a headliner concert!


Saturday, September 15, 2018
5K Start: 7:00 am
10K Start: 7:30 am

Sunday, September 16, 2018
Half Marathon Start: 7:30 am

All races start at Eakins Oval, Fairmount Park

Visit the official Rock 'n' Roll Philadelphia Half Marathon website for race day details.

Race to End Duchenne Team Benefits

  • Guaranteed entry into the race
  • Official Race to End Duchenne technical shirt and T-shirt
  • Personal fundraising web page & fundraising support
  • Social media outlets to connect with other runners
  • Dedicated staff person to answer all of your fundraising and race day questions
  • Training resources such as virtual training links and publications
  • Frequent team email updates
  • Knowledge that you are helping to support PPMD’s work to improve the treatment, quality of life and long-term outlook for all individuals affected by Duchenne muscular dystrophy

Race to End Duchenne Requirements

In exchange for a race entry, PPMD requires each Half Marathon runner to raise $850, each 10K runner to raise $650, and each 5K runner to raise $400.

Our Commitment to You

We're here to guide you through your race experience, from the day you sign up to the moment you cross the finish line and beyond. As a member of the Race to End Duchenne Team, we’ll be supporting you every step of the way just as we are supporting those living with Duchenne.

But it's not just about the race. By joining our Race to End Duchenne Team, you're also making an important commitment to the fight against Duchenne. We assure you that the money you raise will help improve lives. Your efforts will fund research into promising treatments, advance our advocacy efforts in Washington, provide support for families, and help us ensure access to approved therapies. Whether or not you have fundraising experience, don't stress - we have helpful resources, tips, and suggestions that will help you meet (and hopefully exceed!) your goals.

Your Commitment to Us

Race to End Duchenne Team members commit to raise funds to help improve the lives of those living with Duchenne. We've established realistic fundraising goals for each race, and we provide the tools you'll need to make it easy and fun. Think of your Race to End Duchenne participation as your personal stake in the fight against Duchenne. It's an opportunity for you to join the fight and to get your family and friends involved in a cause you're passionate about. You’ll be amazed at the support you'll receive!

As a member of the Race to End Duchenne Team, we're counting on you to fulfill your event's stated fundraising minimum. That's why, if you don't reach your goal, you will be required to make a personal donation by the fundraising commitment due date below to fulfill the balance. But don't worry - raising money is way easier than you think, so this shouldn't be a problem for you. Be sure to take advantage of the many tools and tips we offer to help you meet your fundraising goals.

Fundraising minimum due date: September 7, 2018

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Goal:  $10,000