The Firebird Festival and the Schuylkill River Runners Proudly Present the inaugural………
“Firebird” Flight of the Phoenix 5k and 1-mile Sprint

Saturday, December 9th at 3PM


Bib pick up and day-of registration (if not sold out) will start at 9am and will take place at our booth near the starting line on the corner of Bridge and Gay Streets.

Course: Both races will start and end on Bridge Street with the 5k looping down the Schuylkill River Trail and back to finish up on Bridge Street. Course will be EXTREMELY well-marked and runner friendly!

Participants are encouraged to stay around and enjoy the various vendors and entertainment throughout the day, and cap off with the parade to Friendship Field and the annual burning of the Phoenix Firebird!

Professionally timed by Alpha & Omega Sports. Results will be posted on that evening.

Entry Fee: 
$25 if paid two weeks prior to race, $30 evening of race.
(If a member of Schuylkill River Runners (SRR) $20 and $25 day of) $10 for the mile
Feathers and face paint to kids and ALL participants that would like to dress up for the events!

For additional information, visit the Schuylkill River Runners’ website:

Or signup via the race’s RunSignUp page here: