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Heroes For Nick 5K, Family Walk & Kids' Hero Dash

Sun October 15, 2023 Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462 US Directions


201 East Germantown Pike
Plymouth Whitemarsh High School
Plymouth Meeting, PA US 19462


Welcome to our 15th annual Heroes for Nick 5K, Family Walk, & Kids' Hero Dash.  The Kids' Hero Dash, for ages 2-10, will complete 1 lap on the track. All kids will get a finishers' prize. The family walk is open to all ages and will include a 1 mile loop on a paved surface. The 5K race will have prizes for the top 2 finishers in each age group and medals will be awarded to the top overall male and female winners. Come out and enjoy our featured Hot Chocolate Bar, participate in our fall games/crafts, and enter to win one of our amazing raffle baskets. When you register for the event, please consider utilizing the shareable link to start an individual fundraiser or gather friends/family to raise money as a team. You can earn NixCancer apparel and/or an Amazon gift card when you meet specific fundraising goals. We have a new TEAM incentive prize. The top overall team will win their choice of a pizza party or an ice cream sundae party. Register by 9/15 to get your FREE Heroes for Nick shirt! If you are interested in being a shirt sponsor, please visit our website for more details *Shirt sponsors need to be confirmed by 9/1 to be included on the back of our shirts. 

Our event will raise funds for pediatric cancer patients and their families. We are working towards our dream project of building individual housing units in Philadelphia, near CHOP. NixCancer Foundation has partnered with Bryn Mawr Racing Company to bring you an event that will honor the life of Nicholas Mincarelli while supporting families fighting cancer. This year we will have a special honored hero. Her name is Margo, she is five years old, and was diagnosed in early May with a Wilm's Tumor. She had surgery in May but the couldn't remove all of it, because it was fused to her liver, kidneys, and abdominal wall.  A portion of the event will go directly to Margo and her family. For more information about NixCancer Foundation and Margo, our honored hero, please visit


Location:      Plymouth Whitemarsh High School- Walk in registration and shirt/bib pick up begins at 9am

*Shirt/Bib pick-up: Race Day pick up at PWHS  OR virtual participants can choose shipping option at check out

Awards:    Medals for overall Male/Female finisher  / Age Groups: top 2 (male/female) in each age group (under 12, 12-18, over 18)

*shirts NOT guaranteed after September 15th!

* Prices will increase by $5 on September 1st. 

Kid's Hero Dash: $15- Ages 2-10 yrs. (400 meters/1 lap) 10:00am start time

5K:$30   10:15pm start time

Family Walk: $20 10:30am start time

Amenities: Course will be around PW High School with a stadium finish, Heroes for Nick shirt (participants registered by 9/15), refreshments, water stations, prizes, face painting, lawn games, additional fundraising incentives.

Race Results:     Race will be professionally timed by the Bryn Mawr Racing Co.; Results will be found at

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