Ceme­tery to hold RIP 5K

The Review - - FRONT PAGE - A press re­lease from Lau­rel Hill Ceme­tery

EAST FALLS >> Trick or treat … move your feet! Or­ga­nized by the Friends of Lau­rel Hill Ceme­tery and brought to life by pre­sent­ing spon­sor Brown Broth­ers Har­ri­man & Co., the an­nual Rest in Peace 5K Run will fea­ture a Hal­loween cos­tume run and af­ter-party.

The run will wind through the head­stones in Lau­rel Hill Ceme­tery. Par­tic­i­pants and spec­ta­tors alike are en­cour­aged to at­tend in Hal­loween at­tire. Di­rectly fol­low­ing the run, prizes will be awarded for the best cos­tume, as well as to the win­ners of the run, at an af­ter-party. The af­ter-party will be em­ceed by Brit­tany Lynn of Philly Drag Mafia and fea­ture free beer from Magic Hat, clas­sic rock mu­sic by 102.9 WMGK and a chance to win prizes.

Pro­ceeds will ben­e­fit the Friends of Lau­rel Hill Ceme­tery, a non­profit ded­i­cated to the preser­va­tion of Lau­rel Hill Ceme­tery, a Na­tional His­toric Land­mark.

The RIP 5K Run will take place Satur­day, Oct. 6, at 5 p.m. (reg­is­tra­tion opens at 4 p.m.) and is a rain or shine event. Run­ners and spec­ta­tors should en­ter via Lau­rel Hill Ceme­tery’s Gate­house en­trance at 3822

Ridge Ave. East Falls. Free park­ing is lo­cated in the lot across the street from the Gate­house.

Run­ners can reg­is­ter at rip5k.org.

Ad­vance on­line reg­is­tra­tion is $40 for adults 20 and older, $20 for teens and $15 for chil­dren 8 to 12. Cost in­cludes a com­pli­men­tary gift bag and a T-shirt. Walkups are wel­come, but T-shirt sizes can­not be guar­an­teed. Day-of reg­is­tra­tion for adults is $45.

For ad­di­tional in­for­ma­tion, call 215-228-8200 or email info@rip5k.org.

SUB­MIT­TED PHOTO — LAU­REL HILL CEME­TERY

Lau­rel Hill Ceme­tery will present the Rest in Peace 5K Run Satur­day, Oct. 6.

SUB­MIT­TED PHOTO — LAU­REL HILL CEME­TERY

Lau­rel Hill Ceme­tery will present the Rest in Peace 5K Run Satur­day, Oct. 6.

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