Bucks Foodshed 5k Race & 3K Walk
- Sponsor: Bucks County Foodshed Alliance
- Co-Sponsor: Bucks County Foodshed Alliance
- Location: Delaware Valley University
- Dates: September 1, 2018
- Address: 700 E Butler Ave, Doylestown, PA 18901
- Phone: (215) 621-8967
- Time: 8:30 AM to 11:00 AM
- Price: 5K: $25 plus $3.60 service fee through 08/18/2018 , $30 plus $3.90 service fee through 08/29/2018; 3K: $2 Family (of 3 or more), $10 Adult, $5 Child (12 and Under)
- Reservations Required: Yes
BCFA invites runners and lovers of local food to Run and Walk for Our Farms. The Foodshed 5K is a timed run with multiple prize categories. This year BCFA is introducing a 3K Walk for families, groups, or individuals. The 5K sets off at 8:30 am and the 3K Walk will begin at 9 am.
The event is rain or shine, and no refunds can be issued. Race t-shirt provided for all 5K and 3K Walk registrants while supplies last.
The course traverses comfortable terrain around Delaware Valley University’s scenic rural campus. DVU offers convenient free parking on the main campus and event participants are welcome to use indoor restrooms in its Life Sciences building. Light refreshments, water stations, and an air-conditioned lounge/gathering-area.
Awards for the 5K are given for overall male and female and top three males and females in 8 age brackets: 14 & under, 15-19 years, 20-29 years, 30-39 years, 40-49 years, 50-59 years, 60-69 years, 70+ years. All awards will be dispensed after the finish of the 5K; none will be mailed. Prizes are foodie and farm related, including gift certificates to local restaurants and running stores as well as baskets of vegetables and fruits from local farms.
Walkers will enjoy a Scavenger Hunt for families with children and educational and entertaining signs along the way. The course is paved and passes by horses, cows, and Bucks County Farmland. This event presents an opportunity for everyone to “vote with their feet” for local farms and food by helping Bucks County Foodshed Alliance promote a thriving local food system throughout the community.