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Sat October 21, 2023 Philadelphia, PA 19148 US
Grab your best orange fur! This run/walk is going to be packed with fun stops across 3.1 miles!
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GRITTY 5K Presented by Penn Medicine is back on October 21, 2023! 

Included with your in-person registration is a t-shirt, medal, and Flyers home game ticket. Kids 12 and under can be registered at a discounted rate!

Tickets can be selected from the following games. Ticket information will be communicated one to two weeks after you register. 

  • Thursday, October 19, 2023 at 7:00 p.m. vs. Edmonton
  • Thursday, October 26, 2023 at 7:00 p.m. vs. Minnesota
  • Saturday, October 28, 2023 at 1:00 p.m. vs. Anaheim
  • Monday, October 30, 2023 at 7:00 p.m. vs Carolina
  • Wednesday, November 1, 2023 at 7:00 p.m. vs Buffalo

*Virtual participants can purchase discounted Flyers home game tickets. 

Packet Pick Up - UPDATE

Day of packet pick up is now an option on October 21 near the starting line. New participants MUST collect their gear the morning of the event! Having your bib number ready will make this process faster! We are expecting a high volume of participants picking up the morning of. An additional email will be in your inbox Friday morning confirming your bib number. 

  • 6:30 a.m: Gates open
  • 7:45 a.m. Roads close
  • 8:00 a.m: Runners line up
  • 8:30 a.m: Confetti canons pop


The course starts and ends in the Wells Fargo Center Complex, in front of Xfinity Live!, and runs through FDR Park! Parking is free. Below are the unique activations! Gritty also holds a few surprise stops for the day of the 5K!

Reminder: no running required.


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Thank You to Our Sponsors!

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Additional sponsors:



Interested in Gritty 5K sponsorship opportunities? Learn how to be a sponsor by emailing Flyers Charities –

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