Run in one or more of the FREE informal trail races (organized by the Wissahickon Wanderers) every Thursday evening in May: May 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30 starting at 6:30 from Valley Green Inn. 

The distances range generally from three to five miles through the woods of the Wissahickon and along Forbidden Drive.

The trail series races are FREE and open to absolutely everyone.


The 2019 Course Layouts will be managed by Wanderers:

  • Week 1, May 2: Craig Polakoff
  • Week 2, May 9: Joe Coyle
  • Week 3, May 16: Chris Moore
  • Week 4, May 23: Preston Thomas
  • Week 5, May 30: Dan Flickinger

And Fred Kenney, Pat Barret and Jim Trainor will assist in the race timing again.

Similar to previous Series, we may again include a ‘prediction run’. Runners predict their time, and whoever finishes closest to predicted time gets a prize.

Please help us promote this event. The more runners that show up, the better for everyone. Please download this PDF and then use your personal email to forward it to running clubs and friends whom you think may be interested.

The Basics:

When: THURSDAY EVENINGS in May: 5/2, 5/9, 5/16, 5/23, 5/30 at 6:30 pm sharp!

SAVE TIME ON RACE DAY: fill out and bring this waiver to ease pre-race admin.

What: three to five miles of Wissahickon trails and along Forbidden Drive.

Who: races are open to runners of all abilities!

Where: Meet at Valley Green Inn (directions)

Updates: Check our web site and FaceBook page in the event of cancelations, results, photos and updates.


Please help us spread the word. Download this PDF and e-mail it to your running friends. Thank you.