19th Annual Sandy Sprint Philadelphia 5K Run/Walk 2023

On April 22nd, 2023 at the Philadelphia Museum of Art steps (2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway, Philadelphia, PA 19130), The Sandy Rollman Ovarian Cancer Foundation will host its 19th annual Sandy Sprint Philadelphia 5K Run/Walk to raise funds and awareness for early detection and prevention of ovarian cancer.

19th Annual Sandy Sprint Philadelphia 5K Run/Walk 2023

This event brings people together while providing a community for cancer patients and their families. With live performances and entertainment from local Philadelphia groups throughout the day to empower cancer survivors and supporters, registration begins at 7:30 a.m. and begins at 8:15 a.m. for runners/walkers alike!

For the sixth consecutive year, Philadelphia's 6abc reporter Gina Gannon will host this year's event. Additionally, The Sandy Rollman Ovarian Cancer Foundation is teaming up with Philadelphia Magazine as the official media sponsor of the 2023 Sandy Sprint Philadelphia.

Ashli Rice will perform the National Anthem at the start of the day's events. The Philadelphia Girls Choir will give an inspiring rendition of Pink's 'Cover Me in Sunshine' to offer hope and motivation to race attendees. Carlos Bradley from AFC Fitness will lead the pre-race warm-up to prepare participants to hit the course. The Philadelphia Eagles Pep Band and Fralinger Mummers string band members will be stationed throughout the course to provide entertainment and motivation to runners and walkers alike. The Philadelphia Flyers Ice Girls will also be performing to add some fun and energy to this year's event, cheering on participants! Additionally, celebrity ambassador William deVry - celebrity ambassador and television star for the Sandy Rollman Ovarian Cancer Foundation - will be present to raise morale and awareness of ovarian cancer.

Images Credited to The Sandy Rollman Ovarian Cancer Foundation

The Sandy Rollman Ovarian Cancer Foundation strives to "stand with those who are fighting, speak for those who have lost hope, and provide for those working towards eradicating ovarian cancer." Through fundraising initiatives, The Sandy Sprint hopes to increase early detection rates of ovarian cancer so more women have a fighting chance at beating this illness.

Before April 22, 2023, all race participants must pre-register for the 5K. We encourage participants to create an online fundraising page in order to spread awareness of the Sandy Sprint and reach their fundraising goals. Registration fees are $40 for adults and $30 for children under 12.