Events

Welcome to our events page. This page was created to keep you in the loop as to the many local events going on that might be of interest to our fellow running enthusiasts. If you have a local event taking place and would like it posted on our event’s page, please send an email to therunningplace@gmail.com attention: Ken Taylor.

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February

6

Monday

Monday Night Group Runs @ The Running Place

On Monday nights, rain or shine, as many as 30-40 runners and walkers gather at The Running Place for a group run/walk. Choose from a 3-mile or 5-mile loop that meanders through the neighborhoods behind the store. All ages and paces are welcome. We depart promptly at 6:45 p.m. so come early! On holidays when the store is closed there is no group run; e.g. Labor Day or Memorial Day.
Location: 3551 West Chester Pike, Newtown Square, PA 19073

1ST Monday of every month we have pizza and beverages on us. This is a great time to get to know your fellow runners. These events are always free. Read More


February

11

Saturday

Cupid's Chase 5K Philadelphia

Every February, this national race series celebrates Community Options’ founding in 1989. Volunteers raise funds and awareness to support housing and employment for people with disabilities. We welcome all runners, joggers, walkers, and sponsors to join us at Philadelphia Zoo in Philadelphia on February 11, 2023. The first 275 people who register at this location will receive one free pass to the Philadelphia Zoo.

Start Time: 8am EST

Location:
Philadelphia Zoo
3400 W Girard Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19104 Read More


Cupids Chase 5K King of Prussia

Every February, this national race series celebrates Community Options’ founding in 1989. Volunteers raise funds and awareness to support housing and employment for people with disabilities. We welcome all runners, joggers, walkers, and sponsors to join us at Norristown Farm Park in King of Prussia on February 11, 2023.

Start Time: 9am EST

Location:
Norristown Farm Park
2500 Upper Farm Road
Norristown, PA US 19403 Read More


February

12

Sunday

Feel the Love 5K

There is no other race like this! Scoring for the race will consist of a couple’s COMBINED final times. This is a unique and motivational race where it takes 2 to do well! With four couple categories to choose from, there is something for everyone. INDIVIDUALS ARE WELCOME TO RACE! We’ll pair you up with another solo runner if you want!

Start Time: Kids Fun Run 10:50 am EST / 5K 11:00am EST
Location:
Wilson Farm Park
500 Lee Road
Wayne, PA US 19087 Read More


February

13

Monday

Monday Night Group Runs @ The Running Place

On Monday nights, rain or shine, as many as 30-40 runners and walkers gather at The Running Place for a group run/walk. Choose from a 3-mile or 5-mile loop that meanders through the neighborhoods behind the store. All ages and paces are welcome. We depart promptly at 6:45 p.m. so come early! On holidays when the store is closed there is no group run; e.g. Labor Day or Memorial Day.
Location: 3551 West Chester Pike, Newtown Square, PA 19073

1ST Monday of every month we have pizza and beverages on us. This is a great time to get to know your fellow runners. These events are always free. Read More


February

15

Wednesday

Brooks, Bras, & Beverages

Speical Evening Event Read More


February

18

Saturday

2023 FIRESIDE FROSTBITE 5-MILER

Our 24th Annual Frostbite 5-Miler, sponsored by the Ambler Area Running Club, is mostly flat, with gently rolling hills. The most renowned February race in the area! Certified 5 Mile race course.

Start Time: 9AM EST

Location:
Wissahickon High School
521 Houston Road
Ambler, Pennsylvania 19002 Read More


February

20

Monday

Monday Night Group Runs @ The Running Place

On Monday nights, rain or shine, as many as 30-40 runners and walkers gather at The Running Place for a group run/walk. Choose from a 3-mile or 5-mile loop that meanders through the neighborhoods behind the store. All ages and paces are welcome. We depart promptly at 6:45 p.m. so come early! On holidays when the store is closed there is no group run; e.g. Labor Day or Memorial Day.
Location: 3551 West Chester Pike, Newtown Square, PA 19073

1ST Monday of every month we have pizza and beverages on us. This is a great time to get to know your fellow runners. These events are always free. Read More


February

27

Monday

Monday Night Group Runs @ The Running Place

On Monday nights, rain or shine, as many as 30-40 runners and walkers gather at The Running Place for a group run/walk. Choose from a 3-mile or 5-mile loop that meanders through the neighborhoods behind the store. All ages and paces are welcome. We depart promptly at 6:45 p.m. so come early! On holidays when the store is closed there is no group run; e.g. Labor Day or Memorial Day.
Location: 3551 West Chester Pike, Newtown Square, PA 19073

1ST Monday of every month we have pizza and beverages on us. This is a great time to get to know your fellow runners. These events are always free. Read More


The Right Foot Forward Your Experience

At The Running Place, our goal is to ensure that you not only receive the right shoes, but also understand the reasons behind the choice. We provide free consultations, where we perform a gait analysis, inspect your worn out shoes for telling wear patterns, and talk with you about any injury history. All of this information helps us determine what shoe type is best for you.

 

Every journey begins with the first step. Before you take that first step, make sure you have the right shoes to get you where you are going. There are high arches, flat arches, and all heights in between. Some feet are rigid and some are flexible. There are different categories of shoes - different foot types are more comfortable and perform better in the right category. We will help you determine your foot type and which category best suits your needs.