Saturday, May 7th, 2022

Race Day Schedule

AM: Anson Nixon Park opens

6:30 AM: Race Registration opens; runners may pick up their shirts and bibs

7:30 AM: Roads through Kennett Square close

7 AM: Power Runners start their exercise

8:30 AM: Registration closes; N., Walnut Street closes out to Route 926

8:45 AM: Runner shirt and bib distribution stops

9 AM: 10K race starts; beverage and food are available for runners

9:20 AM: 5K race starts

9:25 AM: 1 mile walk/run starts

10 AM: Kids Pond Run starts

10:30 AM: Race results announcements start (approximate time, actual will be after last 5K/10K runner has finished); beer service starts

11:30 AM: race day concludes

Course Map

Take a look and get familiar

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Official course certificates can be viewed and downloaded here



Register before May 6th, 2020 to be guaranteed a shirt (Paid races only)


Online Registration now open!

If paying by check, you may download the registration form Here

In-Person Registration and race packet pickup available at the Kennett YMCA gym on Friday May 7th from 5:30pm -7:30pm.


Saturday activity is all in the Anson B. Nixon Park, May 7th from 6:30 to 8:30am


YOU! help our community with your fee


Run, PoweRun & Walk Fees

  • Kids Pond Run: FREE for kids 1-10, does not include T-shirt

  • 1 Mile Walk/Run: $35, registration after 4/15/2022 $40

  • 5K Run: $35, registration after 4/15/2022 $40

  • 10K Run: $35, registration after 4/15/2022 $40

  • 5K & 10K PoweRun: registration $50, registration after 4/15/2022 $55


Register HERE or Make Checks Payable to: The Kennett Run Charities




Its not all about hydration



• No bicycles, skates, during race event, Registered persons only allowed on the course.

• Strollers are allowed in all races. Please start in back of pack.

• Water stops: FOUR for the 10K Run and THREE for the 5K Run.

• Emergency services for the Kennett Run are provided by the Kennett Fire Company No.1 and Longwood Fire Company

Driving Directions to Anson Nixon Park

We need to get you there first ;-)

Driving Directions

Traveling South on Route 1: Take the exit toward Kennett Square at the beginning of the Route 1 bypass. Follow this road toward Kennett Square. Parking is available at either the Kennett Fire Company (Dalmatian Rd. off Cypress St) or . in the front parking lot of Kennett High School (entrances to the lot are on E South St and S Union St). Buses will take you to the park.


Traveling North on Route 1: Take the Kennett Square exit. At the end of the ramp turn right onto Route 82. Follow the instructions for using Route 82 south.


Traveling South on Route 82: Drive into Kennett Square. Turn left onto E Linden St. Park in the Kennett Square Parking Garage on your right and walk about a half mile (continue down Linden St and then follow the path through the park to the start/finish line).


Traveling North on Route 82 or Route 7/Kaolin Rd.:  Drive to the Kennett High School. Park in the lot at the front of the school. Buses will take you to the park.