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Kennett Run

Sat May 4, 2024 Kennett Square, PA 19348 US Directions


10K Run

6:30AM EDT - 1:00PM EDT

5K PoweRun

6:30AM EDT - 1:00PM EDT

10K PoweRun

6:30AM EDT - 1:00PM EDT

1 Mile Run/Walk

6:30AM EDT - 1:00PM EDT

Kids Fun Run around the pond

6:30AM EDT - 1:00PM EDT

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at


405 N Walnut Rd
Kennett Square, PA US 19348


The Kennett Run Charities has reached its 35th year of giving back to the community which has always been center stage.  Take part in supporting our great community and register for one of our exciting events.


Event Race Choices:

  • 5K or 10K Run
  • 5K or 10K PoweRun
  • 1 Mile Run/Walk
  • 500 yrd Kids Fun Run around the pond


Race Course Information:

  • The running surfaces are a mix of paved and unpaved. All courses start and end within Anson Nixon Park, making it very easy to watch these key parts of the races.
  • The 5K and 10K courses are of moderate difficulty featuring significant hill running fairly early in the race, combined with running through rolling terrain in the latter part of the race. The finish is an easy downhill glide.  About 70% of the 5K and 30% of the 10K course is on the main streets of Kennett Square. The remaining 30% of the 5K is on Anson Nixon Park trails and roads and the road accessing the park. About half the 10K course is on largely rural roads.
  • The 1-mile course is flat for the first half, then a couple of moderate hills.
  • The Kids Pond Run is a flat course around the ponds within Anson Nixon Park.


Place & Race Times: 

Anson B. Nixon Park which is located in the northeast quadrant of the Borough of Kennett Square, on N. Walnut Street. Registration opens at 6:30am.  

Lifting for 5K & 10K PoweRun:  7am - 8:40am

10K Run & 10K PoweRun:  9am

5K Run/Walk & 5K PoweRun:  9:20am

1 Mile Run/Walk:  9:25am

500 yrd Kids Fun Run around the pond: 10am


Packet Pick up and On-Site Registration: 

Packet pick-up will be at the Kennett YMCA on Friday, May 3rd from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm.  Race Day packet pickup will start at 6:30am at the Start/Finish Line in Anson B. Nixon Park.



For the 10K & 5K Run Events:  Awards go to Top Overall Male and Female.  Awards also will go to 1st , 2nd , and 3rd place male & female runners in 10-year age groups, starting at 9 & under through 70 & over.

For the 10K & 5K PoweRun Events:  Awards go to 1st and 2nd male and female adult and 1st and 2nd male and female youth.

NOTE:  . Runners may only win recognition in one race. That means a 5K PoweRun contestant cannot win both the 5K PoweRun and the 5K from his/her run. They must choose which award to receive.

NOVA Timing Systems will have QR Codes posted around the post-race party site to scan to verify your chip time and finish position. You can pick up your award at the post race party in the main pavilion in the park.

All awards are final and will not be mailed to winners.





Post Race Party:

A post-race party will be held at Anson B. Nixon park and is open to all participants and spectators.  The party features food and beverages (including beer for those 21 and over) will be provided for everyone.  We hope you bring your whole family as well as friends.


Safety Note:

We strongly discourage unofficial entrants (bandits) from competing in our race. Bandits consume scarce resources and can delay or inhibit accurate race results. Unregistered runners, running with dogs and strollers, rollerblading, riding a bicycle, and the wearing of headphones are prohibited on the race course at any time, to ensure runner safety and to comply with liability insurance standards. 

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