28th Annual Bow Tree Run - October 16, 2016

West Chester, PA

Join us on October 16, 2016...

for one of the best 5K and 10K USATF Certified courses in the area. Beautiful run, High Quality Long Sleeve Race Shirts and proceeds go to a great cause: Back On My Feet.


Event details and Schedule

  • 10K starts at 8:00 AM
  • 5K starts at 8:30 AM
  • Kids races all ages (1 mile, 1/4 mile and 100 yards) start at 9:00AM

Registration Information

Until October 4: $20 for 5K & $20 for 10K Run; $10 for Kid's Fun Runs
After October 4: $25 for 5K and 10K Run & Walk $15 for Kid's Fun Runs
Download a paper registration form
Online registration is open


Awards and Age Groups

  • 5k: Top 3 male and female Bow Tree residents
  • 5k/10k: Top 3 male and female finishers overall
  • 5k/10k: Top 3 male and female finishers in each age group: 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+
  • Kid's Fun Runs: (ages 12 and under) will feature ribbons and special tee shirts for all participants. Medals for top three girl and boy finishers in each heat.
  • Awards Ceremony immediately following the Kids Races

Sponsor Information

At this time we are seeking sponsors for the race in the following categories: Lead, Platinum, Gold, Friend.

Download a sponsor form.

Our marketing for this event is extensive. Each year we forward race materials to thousands of runners in the area and over 200 local businesses. Sponsors' names appear on all race materials, as well as our website.

LEAD SPONSOR is identified as such and will be given first rights to advertising, notice on all race materials and selection of prime location for a booth at the race. Lead Sponsor is also given first and largest location on race shirts.


As a PLATINUM SPONSOR, the Platinum Sponsor’s name will be prominently included in advertising of the Race, on the Race Registration Form and on the T-shirts to be distributed to the runners/walkers. Platinum Sponsors will also be permitted to have a table or booth at the race and be permitted to have handouts distributed at the race.


As a GOLD SPONSOR, the Gold Sponsor’s name will be included in advertising of the Race, in the Race Registration Form and on the T-shirts (less prominent than Lead or Platinum) to be distributed to the runners/walkers.


As a FRIEND, the Supporter’s name will be included in materials distributed on Race day.


Back on My Feet

Proceeds from the race will benefit the Back on My Feet and the BTCA. Back on My Feet (BoMF) is a national nonprofit organization that uses running to help those experiencing homelessness change the way they see themselves so they can make real change in their lives that results in employment and independent living. We are honored to support this important cause and this inspiring organization. For more information on BoMF go to:


Website: Philadelphia.backonmyfeet.org

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BomfPhilly

Twitter: @BoMFPhilly


Past Results


Back on My Feet

Our Sponsors

MacElree Harvey LLC

Smedley Orthodontics

Mark McCaffrey
- Allstate Insurance

Surgical Specialists, P.C.

Steve DiOrio
- State Farm Insurance


JB Funk Construction

Mark McMahon
- Philadelphia Group

Integrative Health Chiropractic Center
- Drs. Brian and Kristina Shuffler

J.T. Landscape Co.

Denis Quagliariello, DMD

Mike's Pizza Shop, West Chester

Bagel Bistro, West Chester

Sunblue Designs, Melissa Slifer

Bowtree Living -
N2 Publishing and Tom Silva

East Goshen Veterinary Hospital


Finish line results provided by The Chester County Running Store


Contact Bob Burke if you want to be a sponsor or volunteer.