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Sponsors Jump On Route 202 Grand Opening 5K Event

Montgomery Township's Stacy Crandell updated Montgomery Township Supervisors Monday on the September 9 5K "It's Finally Done Fun Run" on the new Route 202 Parkway

More than 20 sponsors and supporters have gotten behind a celebration for the grand opening of the Route 202 Parkway in Montgomery Township.

On September 9, dubbed "It's Finally Done Fun Run." The run has been limited to the first 250 applicants.

Proceeds from the 5K will benefit the Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis Association.

According to township Public Information Coordinator Stacy Crandell, the 5K Run will begin and end at the Route 202 Parkway's Horsham Road entrance.

Registration will occur at 7 a.m. Sept. 9, with the run beginning at 8 a.m. The Family Walk will take place at 8:15 a.m. on the shared-use path, according to a township board action summary.

The cost is $28 through September 5.

To sign up as a runner, click on this link at the site of Pretzel City Sports.

Montgomery Township has been promoting the event on its e-news, its cable news information channel, website, Twitter and more.

Parking for the event will be at Joseph Ambler Inn, 1005 Horsham Road. It is located across from the Horsham Road entrance to the Route 202 Parkway.

The following are sponsors for the event. To sponsor, contact Crandell at 215-393-6905 or at scrandell@montgomerytwp.org:

  • Arctic Glacier
  • Boucher & James Inc.
  • BucksMont Indoor Sports Center
  • Dischell, Bartle & Dooley
  • Doylestown Hospital
  • Fleet Feet Sports (North Wales)
  • Fulton Bank
  • Gilmore & Associates
  • Joseph Ambler Inn
  • North Wales Water Authority
  • Candyce Fluehr Chimera, RE/MAX
  • Road ID
  • State Rep. Kate Harper
  • State Rep. Todd Stephens
  • Suburban Cyclists Unlimited
  • Traffic Planning & Design
  • Walsh Pancio, LLC
  • Wawa
  • Wegmans
  • Windmill Day School and Camp
Steven Long August 30, 2012 at 03:49 PM
The odd part about this story, is that it appears as though the Parkway is FAR from being completed! The section between Horsham and County Line Roads is sitting stagnant ... waiting for work to be completed.
Natalie August 31, 2012 at 02:06 AM
I agree, it is far from completion. And the fee to run, absurd.
Maura Janoski September 06, 2012 at 02:06 AM
So if you don't register by the 5th you can't run ?
Tony Di Domizio (Editor) September 06, 2012 at 03:45 AM
According to the registration site, online registration ends at midnight, nominal service applies. There is no need to register for Family Walk which will start at 8:15 AM.
Lisa Marsland September 25, 2012 at 01:32 PM
The race fee was for a great benefit.

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