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Toyota Flyers Charity Classic

Toyota Flyers Charity Classic

July 15 2018
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

The Philadelphia Flyers Charity Classic, sponsored by Toyota is scheduled for Sunday, July 15, 2018.

Incorporating a 5k walk/run through the Philadelphia Navy Yard, a 10-mile family bike ride through the Navy Yard and FDR Park, and two bike rides – a 50K and a 100K – spanning the sights and sounds of Broad Street, through historic Valley Forge Park leading back through MLK Drive to the Wells Fargo Center Complex.

In addition to the Classic, families of participants and fans, alike will enjoy the Flyers Fan Fest, a fun, family-friendly outdoor celebration to enjoy throughout the day with games, inflatables, street hockey, entertainment, food and more!

All proceeds benefit Flyers Charities and the Flyers Alumni Association and the various non-profit organizations they support throughout the Greater Philadelphia region.

The Toyota Flyers Charity Classic is produced in partnership with the City of Philadelphia, g4 Productions, PIDC Philadelphia, Philadelphia Parks and Recreation, Valley Forge National Historical Park and The Navy Yard.

The day will allow Philadelphia Flyers fans of all ages the opportunity to run, walk, or ride down Broad Street and beyond in a variety of ways. Fans can choose to participate in one of the following four categories:

5K Walk/Run - Walkers and Runners will start at XFINITY Live! and run through the scenic Navy Yard returning to XFINITY Live! to cross the finish line.

10-Mile Family Bike Ride - A flat ride that’s good for beginners and families.

Riders will begin by leaving XFINITY Live! and crossing Broad St heading into the Philadelphia Navy Yard. Riders will travel through the historic Navy Yard, the birthplace of the US Navy dating to 1776. Riders will then cycle through FDR Park commonly known as “the Lakes” before returning to finish at XFINITY Live!.

30-Mile Bike Ride - A total 1515 ft. of elevation that includes a few rolling hills this scenic ride is perfect for the intermediate level cyclist. Cyclists will start their ride at XFINITY Live! and travel north on Broad Street and around City Hall, passing Logan Square and the Philadelphia Museum of Art as they continue down the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Cyclists will then continue the ride on Martin Luther King Drive until they hit Fairmount Park and pedal towards Bala Cynwyd before reaching the halfway point at West Mill Creek Park. On the way back to South Philadelphia, riders will travel alongside the Schuylkill River via Main Street in Manayunk, Martin Luther King Drive through the streets of center city Philadelphia returning to XFINITY Live!.

62-Mile Bike Ride - With a total 4008 ft. of elevation this route is the designed for the rider looking for a challenge! Cyclists will start their ride at XFINITY Live! and travel north on Broad Street around City Hall, passing Logan Square and the Philadelphia Museum of Art as they continue down the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Cyclists will then continue the ride on Martin Luther King Drive until they hit Fairmount Park and pedal towards Bala Cynwyd, Radnor and Chesterbrook to Valley Forge National Park the site of George Washington’s Revolutionary War encampment.

Crossing under the National Memorial Arch riders leave the Park and head back towards Philadelphia along the Schuylkill River via Main Street in Manayunk, Martin Luther King Drive through the streets of center city Philadelphia returning to XFINITY Live!.

While the overall rides are not races, the ability to Strava KOM/QOM within the rides adds a ‘race within the race’ for those on the competitive side. Flyers Charity Classic KOM/QOM jerseys will even be awarded as added incentive.

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Toyota Flyers Charity Classic

 
Routes: 10, 30, 62 miles
Difficulty of Greatest Route: B - Gently rolling terrain with one or two short hills
Time Zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
 
Costs

Entry fees vary by course, with the 5K Walk/Run at $50 per person, 10 mile Family Bike Ride at $50 per person or $100 for a family of four (children under 16), and both the 50K and 100K bike rides at rate of $125 per cyclist

What's Included?

Flyers Charity Classic goodie bag
Race t-shirt
Post-race refreshments
Personalized bib number with chip timing
Finisher’s medal
Free Flyers Fan Fest with giveaways and activities for all ages
Route signage marking every turn, cue sheets, and police and marshals to guide you on your way
Festive rest stops stocked with items to help fuel your race/ride
SAG & mechanical support on course

VIP participants will receive a Flyers Cycling Kit (Jersey & Bib Shorts), VIP Parking, VIP Pre & Post-ride are with the Flyers Alumni, preferred start placement, food and beverages

Support for Participants
Route Signposted
SAG Wagon
Neutral Support Vehicles
 
Features
Electronic Start/Finish Timing
Finishing Medals
Results Within 24 Hours
Personalised Bib (Name and QR Code)
 
Nutrition
Feed / Aid Stations
Post Event Meal(s) Provided As Part of Entry
 
Start Address: Wells Fargo Center, 3601 S Broad St, Philadelphia, PA 19148
 
 
 
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