Delaware River Towns Chamber of Commerce and New Hope Celebrates are proud to present a new event in conjunction with Pride Fest 2018. Get your pride on at the Pride 5K Run and a 1 Mile Health Walk, a fun-filled event that will take place in the streets of Lambertville and New Hope.
Race registration is $35 in advance and $45 the day of the race. Proceeds will support the Chambers’ programs and New Hope Celebrates. New Hope Celebrates (NHC), is a nonprofit organization focused on highlighting the history and cultural nuances of New Hope, PA while stimulating the retail, hospitality, and professional community. NHC is comprised of an Executive Board that drives activities and events that serve the diverse LGBT populace through the creation and promotion of marketing opportunities, educational activities, and cultural events
The race course has been approved by the governing bodies in both Lambertville and New Hope. Course marshaling will be provided by the Lambertville and New Hope police departments and volunteers.
Businesses interested in sponsoring the race may contact the Delaware River Towns Chamber of Commerce at 609-397-0055 for sponsorship information.
The race will start promptly at 8 a.m. at the Lambertville Station. Runners are encouraged to arrive no later than 7:15 am and will be running rain, or shine. Starting and ending in downtown Lambertville, the course will take runners across the historic and charming Lambertville-New Hope Bridge, through the streets of bustling and festive downtown New Hope, back across the bridge and through Lambertville’s historic downtown business district. Runners will be electronically chip timed, the first 100 participants who pre-register will receive a commemorative race shirt. Prizes will be awarded to the winners.
The event is sure to draw hundreds of supporters. Be sure to wear your best PRIDE colors as we celebrate diversity and inclusiveness in our community.