WXPN to Host Inaugural 5K Race with Dance Party at World Cafe Live

workinonit2Get your calendars ready: The University of Pennsylvania’s radio station WXPN is hosting an inaugural 5K run this fall, with a post-race dance party at World Cafe Live.

It’s happening on October 5th over at Penn Park. The timed race benefits the station’s Musicians On Call program, which places volunteer musicians in hospitals and healthcare facilities across the region to bring music, room to room, to patients. Those same performers will be out on race day, performing acoustic sets along the course, providing a pretty neat soundtrack as you run.


After the race, there will be a dance party hosted by an XPN DJ at World Cafe Live. They tell me they're still working out the specifics, but drink specials are most likely going to be available.

The race is in early-bird sign-up mode ($40) through August 31st. After that, it's $45. Sign up and learn more here.

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