IronPigs Host iRUNpigs 5K on September 16th

July 6, 2012 1:10 PM ET

The IronPigs will host the first annual iRUNpigs 5K presented by East Penn Foot & Ankle along with a 1.5-mile walk and Piglet Run for children 12 and under on September 16, 2012, at Coca-Cola Park with 100% of the race proceeds benefitting IronPigs Charities. The race course will take participants through the Lehigh Valley's rolling hills before concluding on-field at Coca-Cola Park!

Sign-up for the 5K run today for just $28 and receive a commemorative tech t-shirt, chip timing featuring results via text message as you finish, pre-race and post-race live entertainment and a free entry in an IronPigs team memorabilia raffle! There will also be prizes for overall male and female winners among age groups. Guarantee a tech shirt by registering by September 6.

In addition to the 5K, a 1.5-mile walk and Piglet Run are also being offered on race day. The 1.5-mile walk is just $25 per entrant and includes a commemorative cotton t-shirt if registered by September 6. The one-mile Piglet Run for children 12 and under is just $10 per child and includes a special gift.

For all races, pre-registration ends on September 13. Add $5 to the registration fee on the day of the event. Pre-race packet pick-up is available at Coca-Cola Park on Friday, September 14, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Coca-Cola Park ticket office.

The 5K begins promptly at 9 a.m. with a 7:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. registration. The Walk and Piglet Run will both begin at 9:45 a.m. with an 8:15 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. registration period.

Sign-up today at, by mailing in the registration form or by calling (610) 841-PIGS (7447). The is no additional fee for online registration.

100% of the proceeds benefit IronPigs Charities, a non-profit organization striving to provide educational and recreational opportunities for children in the Greater Lehigh Valley area.

East Penn Foot & Ankle Associates founder Dr. Adam Teichman is a board certified podiatric physician and surgeon, expert at treating pediatric, adolescent, and adult sports injuries of the foot and ankle. Dr Teichman was recently elected Chief Of Podiatric Surgery at Sacred Heart Hospital in Allentown.

East Penn Foot and Ankle Associates is the official team podiatrist of the Lehigh Valley IronPigs, with offices in Allentown, Northampton, Easton, and Lansford.

This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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