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Race for the Cure

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On Sunday, 5/14, SEPTA will provide extra early morning Regional Rail service to accommodate crowds heading to the 27th Annual Susan G.Komen Philadelphia Race for the Cure 5K Run/Walk and 1-mile Fun Walk. Additionally, seven SEPTA bus routes and Trolley Route 15, currently operating as a bus, will experience detours around Center City road closures scheduled for the duration of the event.

SEPTA will add additional Regional Rail service to Sunday morning trains to accommodate runners and others traveling to the event. These trips which supplement regularly scheduled Regional Rail service will arrive at Center City stations between 5:30a and 6:45a, just-in-time for the official start of race day events at 7:00a. A supplemental schedule is available here. The special schedule includes added early morning service departing from the following stations:

Airport Line: Extra trip departs from Airport Terminals E & F at 5:37a

Media/Elwyn Line: Extra trip departs from Elwyn Station at 5:34a

Glenside Combined Line: Extra trip departs from Glenside Station at 4:52a

Lansdale/Doylestown Line: Extra trip departs from Lansdale Station at 4:45a

Manayunk/Norristown Line: Extra trip departs from Elm Street Station at 5:48a

Paoli/Thorndale Line: Extra trip departs from Malvern Station at 5:26a

Wilmington/Newark Line: Extra trip departs from Marcus Hook Station at 5:41a

West Trenton Line: Extra trip departs from Neshaminy Falls Station at 5:39a

Warminster Line: Extra trip departs from Warminster Station at 5:26a

Please note, Routes 7, 27, 32, 33, 38, 43, 48 and Trolley Route 15, currently operating as a bus, will be detoured around the race course in the area of Benjamin Franklin Parkway between Eakins Oval and Logan Circle and Girard Avenue between Poplar and Lansdowne Drives from 7:30a until 1:00p.

In addition to the bus detours, riders should also plan for additional travel time and potential travel delays due to traffic congestion in Center City. Specific route detour information will be published on System Status.

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