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Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure

Sunday, May 14, 2017

The 27th Annual Susan G. Komen Philadelphia Race for the Cure 5K Run/Walk and 1-Mile Fun Walk returns to Philadelphia Sunday, May 14, 2017 in the area of Eakins Oval and the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Events are scheduled to begin at 6:30 a.m.

Scroll down for event and service information, travel tips, and important links to help you get around the City during the race.

Special 2017 Race for the Cure Regional Rail Schedule

SEPTA encourages participants and spectators to ride our early morning Regional Rail trains. Customers can use Google Transit to find the best way to get to Eakins Oval from a SEPTA Regional Rail station.

DOWNLOAD: Special Race for the Cure enhanced Regional Rail service, Sunday, May 14, 2017 (PDF)


The special schedule includes added and early morning service, departing from the following Regional Rail stations:

(Click on the link for station information)


Bus Detours

Due to the race course, the following SEPTA Bus Routes will operate on a temporary detour beginning at 7:30 a.m. and continuing until 1:00 p.m., Sunday, May 14th. Routing will be impacted in the area of the Ben Franklin Parkway between Eakins Oval and Logan Circle, and Girard Ave. between Poplar and Lansdowne Drives.

  • Routes 7, 27, 32, 33, 38, 43, 48, and Trolley Route 15 (buses replace trolleys during the time noted above)


Routing will be published on System Status prior to the race. Customers should select the orange detour icon to view specific detour service information.

Travel Tips & Race Day Information

  • Race Day events begin at 7:00 a.m. with the opening ceremonies at the base of the Philadelphia Museum of Art steps.
  • The 5K Run is scheduled to begin at 8:15 a.m. with the 5K Walk/1-Mile Fun Walk scheduled for 8:25 a.m.
  • The Independence Pass is a sure bet for savings on travel costs. Pricing varies if you are traveling as an individual or family, or from the state of New Jersey.


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