FOUNDING FATHER’S Tour

Run in the footsteps of the founding fathers of the USA, in the birthplace of our country Philadelphia. Starting and ending in Independence Mall dubbed "America's Most Historic Square Mile" due to the close proximity of dozens of historical buildings tied to the founding of our nation. Sights include the Liberty Bell, Independence Hall, the homes, workplaces, churches, pubs, and burial grounds of some of our former statesmen, and America's oldest residential street still occupied, Elfreth's Alley. 

ELEVATION: Flat

TOUR DURATION: Approx. 1.5 hours

COST*: $40(FRI - MON)/$40(TUE - THU)

OFFERED:

DISTANCE: 4.1 Miles/6.5K

TERRAIN: City Streets, Sidewalk,

 

MEETING LOCATION: 

Independence Visitors Center (599 Market Street)

GOOD TO KNOW:

Meter Street Parking or Parking Garage on Site

SEPTA Market-Frankfort Line 5th Street Station

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW FOR THIS TOUR...

The tour will be a casually paced run that includes a few planned stops along the route where your guide will point out items of interest as well as good photo opportunities. This route includes the steep inclines up both bridges.

*The cost is per participant. Kids 12 and under are free.

Although this is not a race we do ask for your running pace so we can be prepared for different ruining abilities. More than one guide will be provided depending on group size as well as varied paces. Please do not worry - we will not leave you behind!

Your running guide will be wearing a City Running Tours t-shirt (weather permitting). Your running guide will provide water for each participant and will be running with a small backpack to hold any items that fit.

City Running Tours offers tours rain or shine. In the event of inclement weather we will contact you for cancellations and rescheduling. If you do not here from us this means that we are still running. 

Once you book your running tour you will received a confirmation email the day before your scheduled tour.

Day of registrations are welcome, however you must notify the City Running Tours manager before hand so we are prepared.

Gratuities are always appreciated, but never expected.

For questions, more information or if you are booking a registration within 24 hours notice please contact Runners@CityRunningTours.com to check availability.


WHAT CLIENTS ARE SAYING...

"One of my highlights from my vacation. will do again in a heartbeat!" - kris, illinois


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