Course & Directions

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COURSE & DIRECTIONS VOLUNTEERS TEAM INFO FAQ TRIBUTE PATH PARTNERS

Directions to the Event

The 5K Run/Walk starts at 8:30 am directly across from Memorial Hall (home of the Please Touch Museum), 4231 Avenue of the Republic (formerly North Concourse Drive), in Philadelphia.

GPS USERS

Enter “4231 N. Concourse Drive” as destination for directions.

BY AUTO

From Center City

◾76 West to Montgomery Drive Exit (#341)

◾Turn left at the light onto Montgomery Drive

◾Continue on Montgomery to Belmont Avenue

◾Make a left onto Belmont Avenue

◾Follow Belmont Avenue to Avenue of the Republic

◾Make a left onto Avenue of the Republic

◾Follow for a short distance Memorial Hall is on the left

From the West

◾76 East to Montgomery Drive Exit (#341)

◾Make a right off the ramp onto Montgomery Drive

◾Continue on Montgomery to Belmont Avenue and make a left onto Belmont Ave

◾Follow Belmont Avenue to Avenue of the Republic and make a left onto Avenue of the Republic

◾Follow a short distance Memorial Hall is on the left

From City Avenue

◾Take City Avenue to Belmont Avenue

◾(If you are coming from the Expressway, turn LEFT onto Belmont. If you are coming from the Wynnewood area turn RIGHT onto Belmont)

◾Follow Belmont Avenue to Avenue of the Republic, make a left onto Avenue of the Republic

◾Follow a short distance Memorial Hall is on the left

From I-95

◾Take I-95 North/South to I-676 West

◾Follow I-676 to I-76 West

◾Take I-76 West to Montgomery Drive Exit (#341)

◾Turn left at the light onto Montgomery Drive

◾Continue on Montgomery to Belmont Avenue

◾Make a left onto Belmont Avenue

◾Follow Belmont Avenue to Avenue of the Republic

◾Make a left onto Avenue of the Republic

◾Follow for a short distance Memorial Hall is on the left

Public Transportation (SEPTA)

Bus Information

Septa Bus Route 38 stops directly in front of Memorial Hall.  Bus Routes 40, 43 and 64 make stops within walking distance of Memorial Hall.

Regional Rail

All Regional Rail lines make stops at Suburban Station (16th Street and JFK Blvd. in the center of Philadelphia). From this station, the 38 bus is easily accessible (from 15th Street and JFK). Memorial Hall is about 20 minutes away from Suburban Station by bus.

To find the best SEPTA route from your exact location to Memorial Hall, visit SEPTA online and click Plan My Trip and enter your location information.

NJ Transit

From North Jersey, ride NJ TRANSIT’s Northeast Corridor train to the Trenton Transit Center and connect with SEPTA’s R7 Regional Rail Line to Center City Philadelphia.

From South Jersey, the River Line operates to the Walter Rand Transportation Center in Camden. Transfer to either a NJ TRANSIT bus or PATCO to Center City Philadelphia.

Once in Center City Philadelphia, the 38 bus is easily accessible (from 15th Street and JFK) and Memorial Hall is about 20 minutes away.

For more information, please visit NJ Transit online.

Course Map (click for downloadable PDF)

Course Map 2014 5K

Starred numbers are mile markers

Parking Information

There is no lot parking available. Street parking will be available around the Please Touch Museum along Avenue of the Republic (west of Belmont Avenue ONLY), South Concourse Drive (west of Belmont Avenue ONLY), and Parkside Avenue.
For more information, please contact Karen Horan at karen.horan@verizon.net.