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Blue Cross Broad Street Run | Service Information

Sunday, May 6, 2018

Broad Street Run

The 39th Annual Blue Cross Broad Street Run kicks off Sunday, May 6th at 8:00 a.m. and SEPTA will offer every registered competitor a free ride on the Broad Street Line (see details below) to the starting line at Central High School Athletic Field, located between Olney Transportation Center and Logan Stations.

The 10-mile course travels southbound on Broad Street and ends at the Philadelphia Navy Yard in South Philadelphia.

Below, customers can find service information, travel tips, detour information on SEPTA Bus Routes, and helpful links and tips for race day.

TIP: Download the official SEPTA App for iPhone and Android devices for schedule information and real-time service information via TrainView and TransitView or follow your Train or Trolley on Twitter.


Service on the Broad Street Line

Participants in the Blue Cross Broad Street Run may ride the Broad Street Line for free before the race and until 9:00 a.m.

Participants must display their official competitor's race bib number to a SEPTA cashier to gain entry.

Ten Additional Express Broad Street Line Trains will operate every 10 minutes prior to the race, departing AT&T Station beginning at 4:10 a.m., with stops at Olney Transportation Center and Fern Rock Transportation Center.

The Blue Cross Broad Street Run has several popular places for spectators to view the race, which can be reached via the Broad Street Line.

Additional Broad Street Line Resources:



Scheduled Detours on Select SEPTA Bus Routes

Several SEPTA Bus Routes will operate on a temporary detour, Sunday, May 6th before and immediately following the event. Detour information is listed below:

  • 4:00 a.m. - 7:30 a.m.: Bus Route 16, Broad St., between Olney Ave. and Butler St.

TIP: On the day of the race, check TransitView throughout the race for detour information and any additional changes or updates to service. Click on the Routes listed above for additional detour information.


Regional Rail Service during the Event:

SEPTA Regional Rail Lines offer service to Center City for spectators and race participants.

  • Race participants can take advantage of early morning service on the Glenside Combined Line and transfer to the Broad Street Line

  • Early morning train service from Glenside and Jenkintown-Wyncote will connect runners to the Broad Street Line at Fern Rock Transportation Center. Take the Broad Street line one (1) stop to Olney Transportation Center, where signs will direct you to the starting line area.

  • Customers may purchase an Independence Pass from the Train Conductor for travel to/from the Race on Regional Rail or visit Shop.SEPTA.org to purchase online. Learn more about fares on the Fares page.

  • At the end of the Race, customers should take the Broad Street Line to City Hall Station where they can connect to Suburban Station and Regional Rail service.

TIP: Use Google Transit to find your best SEPTA travel option based on your location.


Event Day Tips & Information

  • Real-time service information for service across the SEPTA system is available on Twitter. Find your Route or Line on the Customized Twitter Service Feeds section.


Bus Detour Routing

4:00 a.m. - 7:30 a.m.

Route 16

Northbound via Broad Street: Right/Erie Avenue, Left/9th Street, Left/Fisher Avenue, Right/10th Street which becomes 11th Street, Left/Olney Avenue, Right/Broad Street, regular route. (stops missed - 18)

Southbound via Broad Street: Left/Nedro Avenue, Right/11th Street which becomes 10th Street, Left/Rockland Street, Right/9th Street, Right/Erie Avenue, Left/Old York Road, Right/Rising Sun Avenue, Left/Broad Street, regular route. (stops missed - 23)

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7:30 a.m. - End of Event

Route 2

Southbound via 17th Street: right/spring garden st., left/19th st., left/market st., right/17th st., regular route.

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Route 3

Westbound to eastbound(cut back) Via c. B. MOORE avenue: L-12TH ST,./ R-oxford ST. / R-13TH ST./ R- CB MOORE ave., REGULAR ROUTE. (stops missed - 5)

Eastbound to Westbound(Cut Back) Via c. B. MOORE Avenue: R- 17TH ST. / L-GIRARD AVE./ L-16TH ST./ L-C B MOORE AVE. , REGULAR ROUTE. (Stops missed - 4)

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Route 4

Southbound Via Rising Sun Avenue: l-Germantown Ave., / R-10th st./R- Susquehanna ave./L-12th St., l-oregon ave.(layover on Oregon Between 12th & 11th Streets.) (stops missed - 71)

Northbound Via Oregon avenue: l-11th st./r-Glenwood Ave., l-Germantown Ave.,/ r-Rising Sun Ave.,, regular route. (stops missed - 72)

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Route 7

Southbound (Cut back) Via Oregon Avenue: r-20th St., /l-Moyamensing Ave.,/ l-Oregon Ave( between 15th & 16th Streets on Oregon) (stops missed - 7)

Northbound (Cut Back) Via Oregon Avenue: L-10th St.,/R-Bigler St.,/R-13th St.,/R-Oregon Ave.,/Regular Route (stops missed - 6)

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Route 9

Southbound via Chestnut street: L-16th St.,/ l- Jfk Blvd./ via across the bridge to 676 east(expressway) exit 8th St./r-8th st./L-Chestnut st. ,Regular route. (stops missed - 8)

Northbound via walnut street: R-7th st. /l- onto 676 west(expressway)./exit broad st. (15th st.)via 15th St./R- Arch st./L-17th st./R-Walnut st., regular route. (stops missed - 10)

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Route 12

Eastbound to Westbound (Cut Back) via Locust Street: R/15th r/Washington, R/16th, L/Walnut regular route. (stops missed - 3)

West bound To eastbound (cut Back) Via Walnut Street: Left/12th Street, Left/Locust Street, regular route. (stops missed - 4)

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Route 15 (Bus)

Eastbound to Westbound(Cut Back) Via Girard avenue: r-ridge ave./ l- 16th st./ l- Girard ave./ regular route. (stops missed - 4)

Westbound to eastbound(cut back) Via Girard avenue: r- 13th st./ r- Jefferson st./ r- 12th st./ l-girard ave./regular route. (stops missed - 2)

Route 15(bus) pull-ins from Westmorland loop

Via loop: right/Richmond St., Left/Allegheny Ave., Right/Ramp for i-95 south, from I-95 take exit for I-676(vine street expressway) west, from i-676 take exit for i-76 schyukill expressway west, from i-76 take exit for girard ave. which will put you on 34th street north, via 34th street, left/girard ave., left/58th st. to the vault line at callow hill district.

Route 15(Bus) pull-out routing to Westmorland loop:

Via district: Left/58th street, right/girard avenue, left/i-76 eastbound to i-676 east(vine street expressway), to I-95 north, from i-95 take the Allegheny exit to a left at bottom of the ramp(Westmorland street), left/Richmond street, right/into Westmorland loop.

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Route 16

Southbound Via Broad Street: left/Nedro follow routing for Rt. 4 S/b to Rising Sun & Germantown Ave. Via.,/L- Germantown Ave./R-10th st./R- Susquehanna ave./L-12th St./l-Chestnut st./ L-11th st./Layover at the transit stop on 11th St. at market streets. (stops missed - 58)

Northbound Via 11th street: R- Glenwood ave /L-Germantown Ave.,/R-erie ave./L-10th St./L-Lycoming St./r-Old York Rd./r-tabor rd./ l-13th st./l-olney ave./r-broad st./ regular route.. (stops missed - 57)

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Route 17

Northbound via Market Street: L-16th St.,/ l- Jfk Blvd./ via across the bridge to 676 east(expressway) exit 8th St./R-8th st./L- Market st. /Regular route (stops missed - 23)

Southbound via Market street: R-7th st. /l- onto 676 west(expressway)./exit broad st. (15th st.)via 15th St./R- Arch st./L-17th st./R-jfk blvd./ regular route. (stops missed - 27)
*Naval Base Trips will terminate at 20th Johnston Street till end of run

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Route 21/42

Eastbound via Chestnut street: L-16th St.,/ l- Jfk Blvd./ via across the bridge to 676 east(expressway) exit 8th St./r-8th st./L-Chestnut st. /Regular route. (stops missed - 18)

Westbound via walnut street; R-7th st. /l- onto 676 west (expressway) ./exit broad st. (15th st.) via 15th St./R- Arch st./L-17th st./R-Walnut st./ regular route. (stops missed - 20)

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Route 45

Southbound to Northbound(cutback) Via 12th Street: l-oregon ave.(layover on Oregon Between 12th & 11th Streets.) (stops missed - 8)

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Route 23

Northbound via germantown avenue: r-erie ave. / l-9th st./ l-route 1 (s)/ exit fox st./l-fox st./l- hunting park/r- 17th st./ l- lurzern./ l-germantown ave./regular route. (stops missed - 3)

Southbound via germantown avenue: r-hunting park ave./r-wissahickon ave../ l-roberts ave./ r- stokley st./ r-abbots fords ave./ to Route 1 (n) exit 9th st./r-wingohokin st./ r-9th st./ r-erie/ l-old york rd./
l- Germantown rd./ regular route. (stops missed - 8)

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Route 27

Southbound via I-676 East: exit at 15th St/ R-15th st./ R-Arch st.,/ L/17th, st./R-Washington ave./ (Layover on Washington between 17th & 18th) (stops missed - 20)

Northbound via Washington Avenue: R-22nd st./R-Market,/ L-16th st./regular route (stops missed - 13)

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Route(s): 29

Eastbound to Westbound (cut back) Via morris street: r- 23rd st/ L- snyder ave. / l- 18th st./l- tasker st./regular Route (stops missed - 20).

Westbound to eastbound (cut back) Via tasker Street: r-moyamennsing ave., l-reed st., r-11th st., r-washington ave., r-moyamennsing ave., l-morris st., regular Route (stops missed - 15)

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Route 31

Eastbound via Market Street: L-16th St.,/ l- Jfk Blvd./layover on jfk blvd. between 16th & 17th street. (stops missed: East - 2; West - 4)

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Route 32

Southbound via market street: r-17th, st./R-Washington ave./ (Layover on Washington between 17th & 18th) (stops missed - 17)

Northbound via Washington Avenue: R-22nd St./R-Market St./L-18th st../regular route (Stops missed - 15)

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Route 33

Southbound via Market Street: L-16th St.,/ l- Jfk Blvd./ via across the bridge to 676 east(expressway) exit 8th St./R-8th st./L- Market st. /Regular route (stops missed - 6)

Northbound via Market Street: R-7th st. /l- onto 676 west(expressway)./exit broad st. (15th st.)via 15th St./R- Arch st./L-17th st./R-jfk blvd./ regular route. (stops missed - 8)

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Route 37

Eastbound to Westbound Via Passyunk Avenue: right/15th St., right/Snyder Ave. (Layover at 16th St.) (stops missed: East - 1; West - 2)

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Route 38

Eastbound via Market Street: L-16th St.,/ l- Jfk Blvd./ via across the bridge to 676 east(expressway) exit 8th St./r-8th st./L-Market st. /L-5th Street/Regular route. (stops missed - 11)

Westbound via Market Street: R-7th st. /l- onto 676 west(expressway)./exit broad st. (15th st.)via 15th St./R- Arch st./L-17th st./R-jfk blvd./ regular route. (stops missed - 6)

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Route 39

Westbound to eastbound (cut back) Via Susquehanna Street: l- 12th st./ l-diamond st./l-11th st./r-dauphin st. regular route. (stops missed - 4)

Eastbound to Westbound (cut back) Via dauphin street: r-17th st./ l-diamond st./l-16th st./l-susquehanna/ regular route. (stops missed - 6)

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Route 40

Eastbound to Westbound (cut back) via South street: L-20th st./ l- Lombard st / regular route (stops missed: East - 18; West - 19)

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Route 43

Eastbound via Spring garden Street: R- 17th St., R- jfk Blvd.via across the bridge to 676 east(expressway) exit 8th St., l- Franklin st.to 7th st., r- Spring garden st., regular route. (stops missed - 10)

Westbound via Spring garden Street: l-12th st./ l-vine st./ l-franklin st./l-676 west(expressway)exit broad st. via 15th st./r -vine st./r-16th st., l-spring garden regular route. (stops missed - 5)

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Route 44

Eastbound via Market Street: L-16th St.,/ l- Jfk Blvd./ via across the bridge to 676 east(expressway) exit 8th St./R-8th st./L- Market st. /Regular route (stops missed - 6)

Westbound via arch street: R-7th st. /l- onto 676 west(expressway)./exit broad st. (15th st.)via 15th St./R- Arch st./L-17th st./R-jfk blvd./ regular route.
(stops missed - 6)

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Route 48

Southbound via Market Street: L-16th St.,/ l- Jfk Blvd./ via across the bridge to 676 east(expressway) exit 8th St./R-8th st./L- Market st. /Regular route (stops missed - 8)

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Route 48

Northbound via arch street: R-7th st. /l- onto 676 west(expressway) ./exit broad st. (15th st.)via 15th St./R- Arch st./ regular route. (stops missed - 6)

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Route 53

Eastbound to Westbound Via Erie Avenue: Left/Pulaski St., regular route take recovery on west end. (stops missed: East - 27; West - 31)

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Route 54

Westbound to eastbound (cut back) Via Lehigh avenue: r- park ave./ r- Cambria st./ r- 12th st./l- Lehigh ave./Regular route. (stops missed - 2)

Eastbound to Westbound Via Lehigh avenue: L-Glenwood Ave./r-15th st./r- Lehigh ave./ Regular route. (stops missed - 6)

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Route 56

Westbound via erie avenue: r-10th st./r-lurzern st./ l-9th st./ l-route 1 (s)/ exit fox st./ l-fox st./l- Roberts ave/r- wissahickon ave. /to Venango st/ L-into the loop (stops missed - 13)

Eastbound via Hunting Park Avenue: r-erie ave / R-22nd st. / r-Venango st./Cross Hunting park on Wissahickon ave./ l-roberts ave/ r- stokley st./ r-abbots fords ave./ to Route 1 (n) exit 9th st./r-wingohokin st./ r-9th st./ r-lycoming/ l-10th st./ l- Erie./ regular route (stops missed - 12)

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Route 60

Eastbound to Westbound (Cut Back) Via Allegheny avenue: r-17th St(discharge passengers who are traveling East of broad st. please issue transfer for those who need them. They can board a bus at Germantown Ave.) via 17th st./ L- Indiana/ L-16th st./ l- Allegheny ave./ regular route. (stops missed - 6)

Westbound to eastbound (Cut Back) Via Allegheny avenue: l- Germantown / l-sedgley/ r-Allegheny ave./ Regular route. (stops missed - 5)

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Route 61

Southbound Via ridge avenue: r- Francis st./ L- 17th st./r-Wood St./L-17th St./ r- jfk blvd./ via across the bridge to 676 east(expressway) exit 8th St./R-8th st/regular route. (stops missed - 14)

Northbound Regular route to 11th & vine street: r-vine st./ l-franklin st./l-676west(expressway)exit broad st. via 15th st./r -vine st./r-16th st., l-ridge ave. /regular route. (stops missed - 9)

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Route 64

Eastbound to Westbound (CUT BACK) via Washington avenue: L-16TH ST. /L-LOMBARD ST./L-19TH ST ./ R- WASHINGTON AVE./ REGULAR ROUTE. (stops missed - 6)

Westbound to Eastbound (CUT BACK) Via reed street: r-11th st., r-washington ave., regular route (stops missed - 20)

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Route 68

Eastbound to Westbound Via Moyamensing Avenue: left/16th St., right/Oregon Ave., right/15th St., right/Moyamensing Ave., and then regular route. (stops missed - 13)

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Route 75

westbound (Cut Back) Via Wyoming avenue: (epu)/r-old york rd./r-louden/ r-13th st./l-wyoming ave. stay on the east side. (stops missed - 5)

Eastbound (Cut Back) (epu) via wingohocken Street: l-16th st./layover at 16th & courtland./then l-courtland regular route .stay on westside. (stops missed - 7)

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Route 79

Eastbound to Westbound (cut back) Via snyder avenue: L-passyunk ave./ r- 15th st./ r- snyder ave./regular route. (stops missed - 6)

Westbound to eastbound (cut back) Via snyder avenue: l-10th st./ r- Oregon ave./ r- 11th st./r- snyder ave . /Regular route. (stops missed - 6)

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Route 124/125

Eastbound to westbound (cutback) via Market Street: L-16th St.,/ l- Jfk Blvd./layover on jfk blvd. between 16th & 17th street. (stops missed: East - 8; West - 4)

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Route G

Eastbound (Cut Back) Via Oregon Avenue: r-20th St., /l-Moyamensing Ave.,/ l-Oregon Ave( between 15th & 16th Streets on Oregon ) (stops missed - 8)

Westbound(Cut Back) Via Oregon Avenue: L-10th Street/ R-Bigler Street/R-13th Street/R-Oregon Ave. (stops missed - 6)

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Route J

Westbound(Cut Back) Via lindley Avenue: r-old york rd./r-wagner/l-10th st./l-olney /l-ogontz/ r-lindley/ regular route. (stops missed - 4)

Eastbound(Cut Back) Via lindley Avenue: L- ogontz ave./ R-olney ave./r-11th st./R-Wagner ave./ l-old York rd./ l-lindley/ regular route. (stops missed - 6)

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Route(s) H and XH

South to North (cut back) via butler street: l- Germantown ave./ l-pike st./l-17th st./ r- erie ave./ layover on erie avenue. (stops missed: South - 2; North - 8)

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Route R

Westbound Via the Roosevelt boulevard route 1 (s): exit fox st./ l-fox st./ l- Roberts ave. /r-wissahickon /r- hunting park/ regular route (stops missed - 13)

Eastbound Via hunting park avenue: l-wissahickon ave../ l-roberts ave./ r- stokley st/ r-abbots fords ave./ to Route 1 (n) exit 9th st./ regular route. (stops missed - 13)

From Midvale district to eastside of broad st.(r-wissahickon/
l-roberts ave./ r- stokley st/ r-abbots fords ave./ to Route 1 (n) exit 9th st./ take the most direct route to your pull out location.

From Allegheny district to eastside of broad st.(r- Allegheny ave./
l-fox st./ r-abbots fords ave./ to Route 1 (n) exit 9th st./ take the most direct route to your pull out location

From southern district to eastside of broad st.(L-20th st./
r- moyamensing ave./ L- hartraft onto 76 east/exit#350 packer ave.
take the most direct route to your pull out location.

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