Pretty Fly for a 5K is the freshest ’90s party on the planet. Get a fanny pack bustin’ with the best of ’90s nostalgia and raise the roof along a course blasting the decade’s hottest jams. It’s all that and a bag of chips. Word.
The festival area pops at 7:00am, with waves bustin’ loose at 8:20am.
All registrations are non-refundable. However, you are welcome to transfer your registration to another person for a $5 transfer fee and any difference in registration price. You may do so by logging into your user account on EventSprout.com and following the instructions. If you do not have a user account, please call 312-262-6099 and we’ll be happy to help you out.
You are welcome to transfer your registration to another person for a $5 transfer fee and the difference in registration cost. You may do so by logging into your user account on EventSprout.com and following the instructions. If you do not have a user account, please call 312-262-6099 and we’ll be happy to help you out.
Participants must be at least 8-years-old on event day to participate. All minors must be accompanied by an adult and have a waiver signed by their parent or guardian. If a minor is accompanied at the event by an adult that is not their parent or guardian, his or her parent or guardian may complete the waiver in advance of the event. Please click HERE to download the waiver.
Put away those Casio watches and take a chill pill. Pretty Fly for a 5k is an un-timed event, though unlike the ’90s, we hope you won’t take an entire decade.
Packet pick-up will be available on Friday, July 11 from 10am-8pm at:
1608 Walnut St
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Packet pick-up will not be available on event day.
Fo’ sho! A person may pick up another registrant’s packet. In order to do so, that person must have:
1. A photo copy of the registrant’s gov’t issued photo-ID
2. A copy of the registrant’s confirmation email
3. A signed note from the registrant authorizing the pick-up
i.e. “My name is John Smith and Jane may pick up my packet.”
4. A signed waiver from the registrant. Print out a wavier HERE.
If you do not have all of these items, we will be unable to release the packet on the registrant’s behalf.
Yes. To register on-site during event day, visit the Information Tent in the festival area.
Limited onsite parking is available on a first come first serve basis. Any illegally parked vehicles will be ticked and towed at owners expense. Additional parking is available at local parking garages.
Take a picture, it’ll last longer! We will have a company taking photos along the course. More details to come closer to race day.
Gear check will be available at the event. Pretty Fly for a 5K is NOT responsible for any lost items or Tamagotchi pet deaths.
Aww yeah! Water will be available throughout the course. We’ll also have Tang, Kool-Aid, and Capri Suns available as well to fuel your ’90s nostalgia.
All runners will enjoy raising the roof to top ’90s hits from all genres at music stops along the course. A live DJ at the finish line will keep the jams fresh and flowing as you enjoy your Capri Sun with your homies. Keep your eyes peeled for more exciting 90s entertainment updates!
Your Mom can definitely come. Spectators are welcome and viewing will be available at the finish line and in the festival area. Spectators may attend free of charge but are not allowed on the course.
Pretty Fly for a 5k is a rain or shine event. In the case of dangerous weather that threatens the safety of participants or staff, Red Frog Events reserves the right to postpone or cancel the event. In the event of a cancellation, there will be no refunds.
Pretty Fly is proud to partner with St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Racers are encouraged to sign up to become a St. Jude Hero during the registration process and fundraise to help find the cure for children with life-threatening illnesses. You’ll be helping save the lives of children as well as be eligible for prizes and event day incentives, which are listed below. The money you help fundraise will go towards the 2015 opening of the St. Jude Red Frog Events Proton Therapy Center, which will be the first proton radiation therapy center in the world dedicated solely to children, designed specifically to meet the needs of young patients. Once you receive each donation level, you’ll receive the tiered prizes below:
$100- St. Jude Trucker Hat
$250- Jammy Pack
$1,000- Trail Backpack
Have a question about your registration for our customer experience posse? Want to page a member of our media team? Fill out the form below and select the appropriate department; one of our reps will reach out to you shortly. Our hours are Monday through Friday 8am-7pm (CST). If you email over the weekend, you’ll have to talk to the hand, someone will respond on the next business day.
If calling is more up your alley, or if your inquiry requires immediate assistance, please give us a call at one of the numbers below:
Customer Experience: 312-262-6099
Office (non-registration-based inquires): 312-725-7722
Interested in volunteering at the Pretty Fly 5k? Fill out this form or call us at 312-725-7722 ext. 1089 and we’ll be in touch.
Interested in sponsorship opportunities with the Pretty Fly 5k? Fill out our sponsorship form HERE or call 312-725-7722 ext. 1083 and someone from our sponsorship team will contact you with more information.