Race For Hope Philadelphia

Saturday, October 12, 2019, The Navy Yard (Marine Parade Grounds) Philadelphia, PA



WELCOME to the 14th Annual Race For Hope – Philadelphia!

Together we will conquer and cure Brain Tumors – once and for all!

As we gear up for Event Weekend, below are a few reminders:

Incentives: (see image samples below)


  • Raise $500 by Wednesday October 9th at midnight, and receive a NBTS Fleece Blanket.

  • Raise $1,000 by Wednesday October 9th at midnight, and receive a NBTS Fleece Blanket and NBTS Long Sleeve T-Shirt.

  • Raise $1,500 by Wednesday October 9th at midnight, and receive a NBTS Fleece Blanket and Hooded NBTS Sweatshirt.

  • Raise $3,000 (or captain a team that raises $3,000+) and receive a NBTS blanket and an exclusive NBTS Rainier Jacket (no deadline for Jacket, as it will mailed ordered for you once you hit the $3,000 mark)


  • Raise $1,500 as a team by Wednesday October 9th at 9am, and receive a Mission Mile Sign with your loved ones name and photo.

  • Raise $14,000 by Monday October 7th and receive a designated Team Tent on site on event day.

  • Raise $17,000 by Monday October 7th and receive a designated Team Tent AND a Team Flag with your team name on it.

  • Raise $17,000 by 9am on Friday October 11th and your team tent will also contain Coffee and Breakfast Pastries.

*Top 5 teams will have designated team space on the balcony overlooking the Parade Grounds!  Deadline for Top 5 is 9am on Friday, October 11th.


Upon entering the Navy Yard, you will be directed by signage and parking attendants. Please follow their directions as to where to park.

We are also offering a self-park lot with shuttle transportation to and from the Marine Parade Grounds at the Navy Yard.  The NovaCare lot is located on Pattison Avenue between South 20th Street and South Broad Street.

We will be running shuttle service in continuous loops beginning at 6:45am.  There will be a stop in front of the NovaCare lot as well as at the end of the SEPTA Broad Street Line on Broad and Pattison.


Remembrance Ceremony:  This year’s Remembrance Ceremony will start promptly on site at 8:30am.  You were asked to submit a name for the Remembrance Ceremony (if applicable) when you registered for this year’s race.  If you are unsure if you did, please email Ashley Brennan at abrennan@braintumor.org, with the subject line, ‘Remembrance Ceremony’, and include the name of your loved one in the body of your email.

Survivors:  This year our Survivors will be honored in an extended program starting at 9:05am, with our Legacy Sponsor, Penn Medicine.  Our Survivor Speaker will take the stage at 9:20am, with the Survivor Photo immediately following.

Runners:  If you are registered as a timed runner, please plan to be on site and checked in to redeem your bib, no later than 9:45am.

Registration Fees and Online Registration:  Online registration will close Thursday October 10th at 8:30am.  Please note, once online registration closes, fees will increase to the following:

  • Adult Walkers @ $40

  • Adult Runners @ $50

  • Youth Walkers @ No Fee

  • Youth Runners @ $15

Team Pick Up / Packet Pick Up:  All registered participants are invited to pick up their t-shirts and/or race bibs in advance of Saturday the 12th on Thursday 10/10 and Friday 10/11 at the Courtyard Marriot at the Navy Yard (1001 Intrepid Ave. Philadelphia, PA) from 2pm-8pm.  NOTE:  Packet Pick Up Is OPTIONAL.  You can pick up T-Shirts, Race Bibs and Incentives on Saturday morning from 7:30am-9:45am.

  • If you are a team captain, planning to pick up for your entire team either at Packet Pick Up or on event day, please email Ashley Brennan in advance of Thursday October 10th and we will have your items ready for you upon arrival.  If you pick up on event day, please redeem your items from the ‘Team Pick Up’ side of the registration tent.

  • Custom team shirts will be collected at packet pick up to be hung on event day.  Please feel free to drop one off and we will display it. Also, shirts are kept year over year, so if you have turned in your shirt previously, no need to turn it in again.

Questions, comments or need assistance registering?  Call or email:

Ashley Brennan | Senior Director of Regional Development, East

abrennan@braintumor.org | 856 278 3171

Our Mission:  National Brain Tumor Society unrelentingly invests in, mobilizes and unites our community to discover a cure, deliver effective treatments and advocate for patients and their care partners.



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