Please Join Us, Sunday, Sept. 24

Every September, thousands of people come together on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia to raise money for pediatric cancer research and care at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

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Why Participate?

Cancer is the leading cause of death from disease in children under the age of 15. With your help we can continue to make breakthroughs.

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Details

Get prepared for this year’s event! Find out more about event times, location, registration and teams.

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Ways to Give

Find out about the many ways that you can support pediatric cancer research and care at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.

Ways to Give

Why We Walk: To Honor Mackenzie

MackenzieWhen our daughter Mackenzie was diagnosed with advanced alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma in March 2004, we were devastated. But that was nothing compared to the devastation we’ve been feeling since she lost her battle to the disease six years later on March 3, 2010. We walk and run In Loving Memory of Mackenzie, hoping that advances in research will bring about better treatment options and a cure.

— Tracy Wright, mother of Mackenzie

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2016 Recap

Thanks to you and the 10,000 runners, walkers, sponsors and donors who participated in the 2016 Parkway Run & Walk. $1,151,423.33 was raised for pediatric cancer research and care at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Check out the video from last year’s event, then share the inspiring footage with friends and ask them to participate in 2017.

How’d you do last year? Check out the 2016 Race Results.

2016 Photo Gallery

View the 2016 Parkway Run & Walk photo gallery and look for photos of yourself and other participants at last year’s event.

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Parkway Run & Walk Ambassadors

Scared of the “C” word? These kids aren’t! They’re facing cancer head on and want you to do the same. Read the stories behind our event Ambassadors.

Meet Our Ambassadors