Cyclists cringe at the thought of climbing the infamous Manayunk Wall, a 17-percent-grade hill right in the middle of Manayunk and long the most grueling part of the Philadelphia International Cycling Championship (now the Parx Casino Philly Cycling Classic). But that dang hill isn’t just a challenge for cyclists. Next month, a group of people will walk up the infamous incline for the Walk the Wall fundraiser—and you’re invited to join them.
The event raises funds for organizations in the Roxborough and Manayunk area, specifically Journey’s Way, the Manayunk Roxborough Food Co-Op Initiative, North Light Community Center and the Roxborough YMCA. All participants will receive a snack, beverage, “Walk the Wall” button, and their choice of a “Walk the Wall” water bottle or backpack. (We love us some good swag.) Find out more and register here.
$15, June 1st anytime between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m., The Manayunk Wall, base of Levering Street at Cresson, Manayunk.
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