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Welcome to the 9th annual Burning for Learning.   All proceeds form this race benefit the Fort Washington Elementary School. Through the support of our sponsors and the running community, the Fort Washington Elementary School PTA will be able to provide educational, technological, and other resources to the students, teachers, and support staff of the school, thereby enriching the educational experiences of children and strengthening the community.

It takes a village so we hope to increase participation in the community.

The event includes plenty of yummy post-race food, raffles and prizes, and family friendly activities with music!

Awards to be given in each race. Trophy and Gift Certificate will be presented to Overall Male and Female Champion. Medals presented to top three (3) Male and three (3) Female finishers in each of the following age brackets: 14 and Under, 15-19 years, 20-29 years, 30-39 years, 40-49 years, 50-59 years, 60-69 years, 70+ years.

Race Details

Event Location:

Fort Washington Elementary School
1010 Fort Washington Avenue
Fort Washington, PA 19034

5K or 10k Race (You decide mid race!!)

Not sure which race to do?  Well, you can now decide mid race!  Already did a 5k, take the challenge and run the 10k!  We have lots of post-race food & fun! Start time is 10:00 AM.

Register Here!

2K Walk (New this year!!)

The 2k Walk is not a timed event. We have lots of post-race food & fun! Start time is 10:00 AM.

Register Here!

Fort Ninja Warrior Obstacle Course

The kid’s obstacle course is not a timed event. There will be several obstacle challenges fun for all ages! If your child is signed up for any of the other races, they are allowed to do the obstacle course as well! Start time is 10:30 AM.

Register Here!

Packet Pickup:

In addition to same day packet pickup in the FWES cafeteria, there will be a packet pickup Friday night in the FWES cafeteria and at Born to Run on Saturday.

Race Route:

2k Walk Route
5k/10k Race Route


Fort Washington Elementary School is located behind at 1010 Fort Washington Avenue, Fort Washington, PA, across from the Highland Avenue exit on Rt. 309.

Race Sponsors

Our deepest thanks to our 2018 Race Sponsors!!!

We appreciate our sponsors. Below we have listed our 2018 corporate sponsors.  We could not have accomplished so much without their generosity. Thank you!

Andrew Vitella State Farm
Budget Maintenance Construction Services
Chestnut Technical Services
Dortheimer, Evan
Dresher Physical Therapy
Eric’s Rx Shoppe
GEN3 Construction
Institute of Dance Artistry
J.Perry & Sons
Kathmere Capital Management (Olesen Wealth Management)
Kimmel & Silverman
McLucas Brothers Contracting
Mercedes-Benz of Fort Washington
OPT4 Group
Penn Title Company
Perkins
Pharos Project Managers LLC
Polek Schwartz Architects
Primex Garden Center
Rae Barnes Photography
Shields Construction Company
Starfield & Smith, PC
Volvo Cars of Fort Washington
Watson, Tracy
Abyss Coffee
ACME Flourtown
Ambler Flower Shop
Born to Run
BounceU
Clemens Food Group
Decks Hardware
Dunkin Donuts – Dresher
Everything Bagel
Fast Twitch Training
Fireside
Fort Washington Swim & Tennis Club
Giant – Flourtown
Goldfish Swim School
Halligan’s Pub
Lax Zone
Lifetime Fitness
MaGerks
Maple Glen Card and Gift Shop
Nick’s Pizzeria
Panera Bread
Philadelphia Pretzel Factory
Rebounderz of Lansdale
Remix Fitness
Rita’s Water Ice, Ambler
Salon Nochea
Weavers Way
Wegman’s
YMCA
Young Living

Registration

Online Registration available at
https://www.pretzelcitysports.com/online-registration/
(Nominal service fee applies, closes at midnight, April 24th)

Timing Details:

  • 2K/5K/10K will begin at 10:00 AM (All courses will begin and finish at the school).
  • Obstacle course will begin at 10:30 AM.
  • Registration begins at 8:30 am at the Fort Washington Elementary School cafeteria.

    Pricing Details:

  • Individual Registration for 5K/10K is $20 includes guaranteed B4L Tech shirt. After April 12th, and including Race Day, $25 shirts available while supplies last
  • Individual Registration for obstacle course and 2K is $15 includes guaranteed B4L Tech shirt. After April 12th, and including Race Day, $20 shirts available while supplies last