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Join us for the 7th Annual Burning for Learning 5K/10K Run/Walk and Fun Run

Fort Washington Elementary School

1010 Fort Washington Avenue
Fort Washington, PA 19034

Sunday, April 23, 2017

7:30am Packet Pickup, Same-day Registration
8:15am 10K Run Start
8:30am 5K Run Start
9:00am Fun Run Start

About Burning for Learning

Welcome to the 7th annual Burning for Learning with all proceeds benefiting 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.

We also hope to increase participation in the community.

The event includes plenty of yummy post-race food, fun giveaways and prizes, and family friendly activities with live music (DJ Mac)!

Awards presented to the top 3 male and female finishers overall and the top 3 finishers in each age group. Male and female age groups: U14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+.


Race Details

Event Location:

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

10K Race

If you’ve already run our 5K, take the challenge and run the 10K course. Professionally chip timed by Run the Day. We have lots of post-race food & fun! Start time is 8:15.

Register Here!

5K Race

Professionally chip timed by Run the Day. We have lots of post-race food & fun! Start time is 8:30.

Register Here!

Fun Run

The Fun run is not a timed event. There will be eight obstable challenges fun for all ages! Start time is 9:00.

Register Here!

Packet Pickup:

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

Race Route:

5k/10k Race Route

Please Note: We are still working on certification.

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 2017 Race Sponsors!!!

  • Andrew Vitella State Farm
  • Born to Run
  • Eric's RX Shoppe, LLC
  • Fireside Bar and Grill
  • GasTec
  • GEN3 Construction Company
  • Gordon Podiatry
  • Horsham Philadelphia Pretzel Factory
  • IDP
  • Kimmel & Silverman, PC
  • Lansdale Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram-Flat
  • Mercedes-Benz of Fort Washington
  • Pac Solar
  • Penn Title Company
  • Perkins Restaurants
  • Polek Schwartz Architects
  • The Meet Group
  • Volvo Cars of Fort Washington
  • Watson Family
  • Abyss Coffee
  • Ambler Beverage Ambler Flower Shop
  • Bethlehem Pike Cleaners
  • Chestnut Technical Service
  • Clean Machine Car Wash
  • Dr. James Cimbak
  • Dresher Physical Therapy
  • From the Boot
  • George’s Shop n Bag
  • Giant Blue Bell
  • Giant Flourtown
  • Giant Maple Glen
  • Giant Springhouse
  • Goldfish Swim School
  • Lifetouch
  • Luciani’s Pizza
  • MaGerks
  • Nick’s Pizzeria
  • NutriSystem
  • Ovation Chiropractic & Wellness Center
  • Panera Bread
  • Rita’s Water Ice
  • Salon Nochea
  • Starfield and Smith
  • Sorelle Hair Salon
  • Triumph
  • Wegman’s
  • YMCA

Race Preparation

Training Guides

Hoping to run the 5K with your family? Need a training schedule for your kids? Use one of our guides:

How do I train my kids/family to run a 5K?
Kids' 5K Training Schedule/Guidelines.
Preparing for a 10K.


Help Help

Are you not running but want to help? We need your help! We welcome any volunteers as there is much to do. Anyone interested in helping should contact Jenn: jfountai (at) gmail.com or sign up here.

If you cannot volunteer your time, we need monetary donations as well! Please contact Jenn if you want to become a Teacher’s Pet ($100 donation).


Online registration available now at www.runtheday.com:

Timing Details:

  • 10k will begin at 8:15 am.
  • 5k will begin at 8:30am.
  • Fun run will begin at 9:00 am.
  • Registration begins at 7:30 am at the Fort Washington Elementary School cafeteria.
  • Pricing Details:

  • Team Registration is $25.00 (Discounted!)
  • Individual Registration for 5k/10k is $30.00
  • Individual Registration for the fun run is $10.00
  • Family Registration (4) is $90 (Discounted!)

  • Free T-Shirt if you register before April 1st!