13th Annual GO2 Philadelphia 5K Walk/Run 9/30/23


With this 5 kilometer (k) walk/run, you are helping to raise awareness of lung cancer in Philadelphia and to fund innovative research, life-saving patient support services and advocacy efforts through GO2 for Lung Cancer. 

EXTRAS - A day pass to the Philadelphia Zoo for 9/30/23 is included with your in-person registration! (not valid for virtual participants)

Step out with your community to raise funding and awareness to confront lung cancer!


Meet Your Event Chairs

We are excited to welcome your local healthcare professionals as chairs for this year's event!

Jessica Bauman, MD
Chief Division of Head and Neck Medical Oncology
Associate Professor, Department of Hematology/Oncology
Fox Chase Cancer Center

Aditi P. Singh, MD
Assistant Professor, Clinical Medicine
University of Pennsylvania
Penn Medicine, Abrahamson Cancer Center Perelman

Walk or run with your event chairs on September 30! 


Event Day Information

Event Location

The Philadelphia Zoo
3400 W. Girard Ave
Philadelphia, PA 19104

5K Route Map

1-Mile Walk Route Map

Event Schedule

6:30 A.M. ET - Day of Registration & Pre-registration Check-in Opens
7:00 A.M. ET - Opening Ceremony
7:15 A.M. ET - Survivor Photo
7:20 A.M. ET - Kids Dash
7:30 A.M. ET - Official Start (5K)
8:30 A.M. ET - Celebration & Awards


Pre-event Step Challenge

This year we are hosting a pre-event step challenge to collectively log 1.3 million steps leading up to event day in honor of our 13th year in Philadelphia! Join us by dedicating your fitness to those impacted by lung cancer.

Once you register, you will be emailed a link to download our new mobile app, Good Move, that allows you to track your steps AND to share your fundraising page with friends and family from your mobile device. We can't wait to see you on the leaderboard!


Registration Fees

Pre-event Registration Fees

General 5K: $35
Students (Ages 13-24) & Seniors (60+) 5K: $25
Youth (Ages 2-12) 5K and Kids Dash: $20

Lung Cancer Patient/Survivor: FREE (shirt included)
Veteran or Active-duty Military: FREE (shirt included)
Youth Under 2: FREE (no shirt included) 
Virtual Participant: FREE (shirt earned at $50 raised; no zoo pass included)

Event Day Registration Fees

General 5K: $40
Students (Ages 13-24) & Seniors (60+) 5K: $30 
Youth (Ages 2-12) 5K and Kids Dash: $25

Lung Cancer Patient/Survivor: FREE (shirt included)
Veteran or Active-duty Military: FREE (shirt included)
Youth Under 2: FREE (no shirt included)  



All in-person participants who register at least 3 weeks prior to event day will receive your T-shirt when you check-in on event day**. 

All virtual participants will receive your T-shirt in the mail after the event if you reach at least $50 raised. 

All Lung Cancer Survivors, regardless of participation type, will receive an event t-shirt either on event day**, or mailed to your home after the event if participating virtually. 

**T-shirt sizes are available on a first-come, first-served basis on event day. Be sure to arrive early for the best selection!


Event Awards

The following teams and individuals will be recognized on event day:

  • Top 3 Individual Fundraisers
  • Top 3 Fundraising Teams
  • Top Mover - Individual with the Most Steps recorded by 9/30/23
  • Team with the Most Steps recorded by 9/30/23
  • Largest Team

5K Race Awards:

  • Overall Male
  • Overall Female
  • Overall Non-binary
  • Age Group Awards

Medals will be awarded to the top three (3) finishers in each age group. Participants compete in the following Male and Female age groups:

  • 14 and under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 and over. You must be present at the awards ceremony to receive your prize.

Earn Fun GO2 Swag and Fundraising Prizes!

Individual Fundraising Prizes

The more your raise, the more options you unlock! Pick up your earned item at the Patient Services Tent on event day or contact us to have your incentive mailed to you.

$250+ GO2 Sling Bag

$500+ GO2 Sling Bag OR a GO2 Water Bottle

$1,000+ Either of the above OR a GO2 1/4 Zip Pullover

NEW Team Fundraising Prizes

Team Gathering Space - Every team who raises $2,500 or more by 9/22/23 will reach Elite Fundraising Team status and will earn a designated Team Gathering Space on event day where your team can meet-up and enjoy the event together. In addition, your team's shirts and bibs will also be waiting for you; this means you all get to skip pre-registration check-in!

Team Tent - If your team reaches $5,000, you will earn a 10 x 10 tent for your gathering space! 

Start fundraising today to earn your spot!


Packet Pick-Up Information

NO PACKET PICK-UP! You can pick up your t-shirt and bib at the registration tables on event day.


Volunteers Make a Difference

Help make a difference in the lives of all those affected by lung cancer by volunteering with this year's event! To sign-up, email us and tell us you want to volunteer for the GO2 Philadelphia 5K Walk/Run event on September 30, 2023!


Join GO2 in Motion!

For camaraderie, news and updates on GO2 events, join our Facebook Group, GO2 in Motion

When you post on social media, be sure to tag us; you may end up on our GO2 in Motion Social Wall!