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East Brandywine Run for the Sun

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Free Kids Run, Open 5K Plus Laps (Run 5K and optionally continue running laps until official sunset at 8:36pm), and Virtual 5K

6:30 PM, Tue. Jun 21, 2022 to 8:36 PM, Tue. Jun 21, 2022

Downingtown, PA 19335

Race / Category
Prizes / Awards
No surprise fees - what you see is what you pay, service fee included
7:00 PM
Overall: Top 3 M/F 5k, Top 3 M/F Laps including gift cards. Age Group: Top 3 M/F 5K, Top 1 M/F Laps.
6:30 PM
Finisher Awards to all participants
12:00 AM
No prizes for virtual, sorry, but we will comply and post results!
This event has already taken place and registration ended on June 21, 2022 at 8:36 PM.
Organized by
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East Brandywine Township

From the Organizer

Celebrate the official start of summer at the East Brandywine Run for the Sun! 

(Benefit for East Brandywine Parks)


Great job everyone! Thanks for coming out! Go to to see the results from all three events! Photos are on the facebook page,


- ~ 1K Kids Run (free) at 6:30pm,  followed by an open 5K Run, plus Longest Distance Lap Run starting at 7 pm. Walkers welcome!

-  5K /Longest Distance Lap Run participants will run a 5K, then optionally keep running ~2.4K laps until the official sunset at 8:36 pm!

- Kids from the free kids race can run the 5K/Lap Race with a paying adult! Just let us know at registration if you plan to have your kids do the 5K/Lap Race with you.

- Courses are completely enclosed on paved trails within the East Brandywine Community Park  

- 5K will be a little more than 2 large laps of the park; each additional lap approximately 2.4K

- Overall Awards for Top 3 5K M/F and Top 3 Longest Distance M/F (lap ties decided by best time). Overall M/F winners will also receive  great gift certificates as  noted below.

- Age Group Awards for Top 3 5K M/F and First place Longest Distance  M/F in each Age Group (<12, 13-15, 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80+)

- T-shirts guaranteed for all pre-registered 5K /Longest Distance Lap Run participants

- Medals for top 3 M/F Kids Run, plus finisher awards for all Kids Run participants 

- NEW!!! VIrtual 5K Option: Register on-line,  run your 5K independently on the course or elsewhere, and report your results NLT Midnight, Sunday Jun 26th.  Virtual participants will receive swag and T-shirts as available but are not eligible for awards. We will, however, compile and post your results.


- Please register online! through 10 pm, June 20th.  $5 late fee for walk up registration if you are unable to register online. 

- Race day sign-in/registration starts 5:30 pm. Kids Run 6:30 pm, 5K /Longest Distance Lap Run 7-8:36 pm


Door Prizes and Overall Awards

- A number of gift cards have been donated by local businesses and restaurants for use as overall awards and door prizes! 

- Overall M/F winners will receive gift certificates as follows: 5K: 1st $65 Beaver Creek, 2d $30 Texas Roadhouse, 3rd $25 Greenside Grill; Lap Race:  1st $50 Visa debit card,  2d $35 PJ Whelihan's,  3rd $25 La Sponda

-  Door prizes for kids and 5K/Lap Racers include 2 x $20 Gift cards from Michelangelo's, 2 x $15 Gift cards from Pizza Mia,  2 go-kart vouchers, 4 mini golf vouchers, and 2  1-hr Top Tracer driving range vouchers from the Golf Zone Family Fun Center, and 2 $25 Visa debit cards from 7-11!  Chance to win Door Prizes with each race entry (pre-registered only)


- Sun and Summer inspired costumes are welcome and encouraged!


Sponsor solicitation is complete! We now have 27 sponsors at 5 different levels!  Sponsor contributions defray the cost of putting on the race (e.g. t-shirts, timing services, awards, food, etc.)  and allow for race proceeds to benefit the beautiful East Brandywine Parks! Please be sure to thank our sponsors throughout the year by patronizing their businesses.

Confirmed Sponsors as of 6/07/2022:


Crop's Fresh Market


Krapf Bus Companies

Kim Nuelle State Farm

Bruton Chisnell Advisors


Eagle Chiropractic, Glenmoore

The Medicine Shoppe

Service Wholesaler Incorporated S.W.I.

Fulton Bank 

Bonds Eye Care 

Brogan Landscaping

PJ Whelihan's Pub and Restaurant

7-Eleven Guthriesville

Guthriesville Tire and Service 


Hopewell United Methodist Church

HACC Beer Store

Maureen Greim, Realtor

The Wright Agency

Gormley CPA Services, LLC

Beaver Creek Tavern

Little's John Deere

EveryBody Yoga and Wellness


Greenside Grille at Honeybrook Golf Club

La Sponda Italian Restaurant

Michelangelo's Italian Restaurant and Pizzeria

The Golf Zone Family Fun Center

Texas Roadhouse Downingtown

Pizza Mia