The mission of the Friends of the Wissahickon is to preserve the natural beauty and wildness of the Wissahickon Valley and stimulate public interest therein.

FOW's Forbidden 10K

Presented by: 
Friends of the Wissahickon
May 18, 2014
8:00 am
Northwestern Avenue and Forbidden Drive

Please visit fowforbidden10k.org to register for the race.

The cost of registration is $40 per entrant, $50 after May 1. The Bryn Mawr Running Co. is doing the chip timing for the race.

When: Sunday, May 18th at 9:00 am

Where: Wissahickon Valley Park - Northwestern Avenue and Forbidden Drive (park, start, and finish here)

Course: 10K / 6.2 mile loop along Forbidden Drive.  Participants will pass many historic points of interest including the Thomas Mill Covered Bridge, Tedyuscung (Indian Statue) and the Valley Green Inn.


Other Information: Kids nature activities, sponsor tables for promotional materials. Male and Female awards for various age groups. This race will be chip timed by Bryn Mawr Running Co.

Race Swag: All entrants receive a race packet and bag that will be filled with sponsor information, promo items and a t-shirt.

Join FOW as we celebrate our 90th Anniversary with special events throughout 2014. For 90 years, FOW has worked with you to preserve the park and its history, all for the benefit of the environment and the community. We are excited to work with you in the coming year and look forward to celebrating our joint efforts with you at these special Anniversary Events! We are hosting a clean up to leave no trace after the race with Keep Philadelphia Beautiful, Clear Channel and Radio 104.5.  Volunteers participating in the clean up will be entered into a drawing for Jack Johnson tickets for the upcoming sold out show at the Mann Center. 

Thank you to our sponsors!






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