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Race the Bus 4.0

Clean Air Council
Event organized by Clean Air Council

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Join Clean Air Council, SEPTA - iseptaphilly.com, and West Philly Runners as we RACE THE BUS! Test your speed with us on Thursday, April 5 – and train for the upcoming Run for Clean Air.

Important Details:

Who: All Runners!

What: Race the SEPTA Route 45 Bus at Rush Hour Through South Philadelphia to Center City

When: Thursday, April 5, 5:30 PM (prepare and line up), 5:43 PM Start

Where: Starting at Broad and Oregon, we’ll race the 5:43 p.m. bus for 3 miles going north through South Philadelphia to Center City. The race will end at 11th and Market.

How: We encourage all runners to walk or take SEPTA’s Broad Street Line to Oregon Station (Broad St. and Oregon Ave.). From there, we’ll catch the scheduled 5:43 PM Route 45 bus, which will make all regular stops. Go Philly Go will provide a bicycle “sweep fleet” to keep all participants safe and on course. Clean Air Council will also be on hand with a safety vehicle and to transport participant belongings to the finish.

And: Thanks to our ever-gracious co-host, Clean Air Council, Happy Hour from will follow the race at Milkboy Center City, where all runners will be treated to a free beer and bites. 6pm - 7:30 pm.

All Race the Bus participants will receive a discounted registration to the Run for Clean Air on April, 22. Top 10 finishers who BEAT THE BUS will receive a special prize.


*Runners participate at their own risk. Runners must obey all pedestrian and traffic laws. Event is not sponsored by SEPTA – they are just along for the ride.