Physicians for Social Responsibility’s 8th Annual Legs Against Arms

Sunday, April 6, 2014 at Arcadia University

The Arcadia campus and the Cheltenham community will be the place to be on the morning of Sunday, April 6, 2014, as hundreds participate in the 8th Annual Legs Against Arms 5K race and walk with its companion Celebration of Peace program. 

Arcadia University and Physicians for Social Responsibility are proud to bring this anti-violence celebration to Cheltenham this year. 

The program for the day is as follows:

          7:30 a.m.         Registration opens on Arcadia campus

          9:00 a.m.         5K Race and 1 Mile Walk start

          9:30 a.m.         Celebration of Peace at Arcadia Commons Building Begins—Yoga, massage,      exhibits and more open to the public

          9:45 a.m.          Race Winners Announced

          10:15 am          Poster contest winners recognized

          11:30 a.m.        Event Ends 

Glenside Campus Directions

Campus address--450 S. Easton Road, Glenside, Pennsylvania 19038--But note, on race day, we will be using the Church Street entrance to the campus.

From Route 309 North/Cheltenham Avenue:

From Cheltenham Avenue, bear right onto Limekiln Pike (Route 309 North). As you approach light at Greenwood Avenue, move into right lane. Proceed through light and take first exit (Route 152/Glenside). At top of ramp, make right onto Easton Road. Take the second left turn onto the continuation of Limekiln Pike.  At light, turn left on Church.  Church Street entrance on your left.

From Route 309 South:

Take the Route 152/Easton Road exit. At top of ramp, make left turn onto Easton Road. Go through light and take the second left turn onto the continuation of Limekiln Pike.  At light, turn left on Church.  Church Street entrance on your left.

From the Pennsylvania Turnpike:

Take the Fort Washington exit (#339). Proceed south on Route 309. Take the Route 152/Easton Road exit. At top of ramp, make left turn onto Easton Road. Go through light and take the second left turn onto the continuation of Limekiln Pike.  At light, turn left on Church.  Church Street entrance on your left.

From the Schuylkill Expressway:

Take the Lincoln Drive exit (#340A) follow Lincoln Drive past Emlen Street to Mount Pleasant Avenue. Turn right onto Mount Pleasant and follow until it ends at Cheltenham Avenue. Turn left onto Cheltenham Avenue and right onto Easton Road at the Cedarbrook Plaza, before the Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. After crossing over Route 309, take the second left turn onto the continuation of Limekiln Pike.  At light, turn left on Church.  Church Street entrance on your left.

From the Tacony Palmyra Bridge or Betsy Ross Bridge: 

Take Cottman Avenue (Route 73 West). Cottman Avenue becomes Township Line Road (still Route 73). Follow Route 73 as it makes a left turn onto Washington Lane. Make a right turn onto Church Road (Route 73) and continue to Arcadia University. Church Street entrance will be on your right just before your reach the light at Limekiln and Church.

From southern New Jersey via the Walt Whitman Bridge: 

Follow signs from your area to the Walt Whitman Bridge. Cross bridge and follow signs for Route 76 West (Schuylkill Expressway).  Follow directions from the Schuylkill Expressway.

From southern New Jersey via the Ben Franklin Bridge:

Follow signs to the Ben Franklin Bridge. Cross the bridge and follow signs to Route 676 West to Route 76 West (Schuylkill Expressway). Follow directions from the Schuylkill Expressway.

From northern New Jersey: 

Take the New Jersey Turnpike to the Pennsylvania Turnpike exit (#6). Go west on the Pennsylvania Turnpike (I-276). Follow directions from the Pennsylvania Turnpike.

From the Commodore Barry Bridge, Delaware or Points South:

Take I-95 North to 476 North. Take 276 East (the Pennsylvania Turnpike). Follow directions from the Pennsylvania Turnpike.

From the Philadelphia International Airport: 

Take I-95 South to 476 North. Take 276 East (the Pennsylvania Turnpike). Follow directions from the Pennsylvania Turnpike.

By Train:  

Take the SEPTA Lansdale/Doylestown or Warminster lines to Glenside Station. Use SEPTA #22 bus or taxicab or walk south along Easton Road to Arcadia University.  At Limekiln Pike, cross street, turn right and head to Church Road.  Turn right on Church and enter campus from Church Street entrance.

By Bus:  

Take the SEPTA #22 to Arcadia University. Connect with the #22 from Broad Street Subway and SEPTA bus routes C, #18 and #26 at SEPTA center at Broad Street and Olney Avenue. From Mt. Airy/Cedarbrook take the SEPTA H bus and transfer to SEPTA #22 at Cheltenham Avenue and Easton Road.

Course

The Legs Against Arms 5K course begins and ends at Arcadia University. It includes an initial lap of the Arcadia campus and then runs out and back on streets running through Cheltenham's Laverock neighborhood. This event is sanctioned and certified by the USA Track & Field.

Awards

• Overall winning Male/Female
• Overall winning Male/Female masters(over 40)
• Overall winning Male/Female juniors
(under 18)
• Top 3 Males/Females from each age group
• Largest Team (pre-registeredparticipants)
• Top Fundraiser

Age groups

• 14 and under
• 15-19
• 20-29
• 30-39
• 40-49
• 50-59
• 60-69
• 70-79
• 80 and above