Springfield 5K Run and Community Day Festival

RunningShoesSmallerThe Springfield 5K Run and 19th Community Day Festival return this year and will be held on Sunday, September 7th at Cisco Park.

The Run/Walk

Along with the 5K run, starting at 9am, will be a one mile fun run and walk beginning shortly after. The course starts at the park runs through the neighborhoods of Erdenheim and finishes back at the park.

Monetary prizes will be awarded to the top male and female overall and masters winners. Other prizes will be given to the top finishers in each age bracket. Online registration is available as well as a mail-in form. In-person registration starts at 8am.

The cost is $25, and $15 for kids 10 and under. *Each price goes up $5 on the day of the race.

The Festival

The Community Day festivities will start at 11am. There will be free food and drinks including:

  • hot dogs
  • soda
  • soft pretzels
  • popcorn

You will get to meet some of our township emergency responders, and local merchants will have booths with raffles, give-a-ways, and displays. For the kids there will be:

  • moon bounce
  • face painting
  • fire engines on display
  • fishing clinic at Hillcrest Pond (rods and reels provided by the Friends of Hillcrest Pond)

All proceeds for both events benefit the Erdenheim Civic Association, and the free food, drinks and activities are brought to you by local businesses. For more information, including how to participate in the events or to sign up as a sponsor Teresa Buzniak at or 610-238-5088.