How You Can Register to Run Or Volunteer
All Jeffersonians are welcome and encouraged to participate in the 1998 Jefferson Hospital Philadelphia Distance Run, a world-class marathon event. You and members of your family can enter the race itself or serve as a volunteer in any number of capacities for the weekend of events on September 26 and 27.
To Register to Run
For the first 35 Jefferson employees or students registering as individual runners, the entry fee will be waived. After the first 35 Jefferson entries, early registration fees before August 22 are discounted: $25 for the Half Marathon, $15 for the 5K Classic and $32 for both races.
Employees, medical staff and students can also register as teams. Many runners opt to form a "team with a theme." For fees and guidelines on forming teams, call 610-293-0786 or refer to the registration form. Teams registering before September 4 will receive a fee discount.
You can pick up individual or team registration forms at Jefferson's Health Awareness Program, Suite 100, 1015 Chestnut Street, 215-955-2397.
You can also register by calling the Distance Run Hotline at 610-293-0786 or by accessing the World Wide Web at http://www.philadistancerun.org/
More than 2,000 volunteers will be needed for the weekend events, most of them Sunday morning to help distribute shirts, information, water, and generally lend a hand in organizing and directing things. Every volunteer will receive a special "Distance Run Volunteer" shirt.
As the title sponsor, Jefferson wants to have our fair share of volunteers among the 2,000 needed. To sign up, or for more information, call Volunteer Services at 5-6222.