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The Office 5k


Saturday • May 3, 2025 • Downtown Scranton


Are you ready to channel your inner Dunder Mifflin employee and hit the pavement with the spirit of Michael Scott's "Dunder Mifflin Scranton Meredith Palmer Memorial Celebrity Rabies Awareness Pro-Am Fun Run Race for the Cure"? Get ready to lace up your running shoes and participate in The Office 5k!


Whether you're an avid runner, a casual jogger, a walker, or more inclined to "take a taxi" to the finish line (FACT: taxi rides are guaranteed disqualifiers from the race!), The Office 5k welcomes participants of all fitness levels. It's not about how fast you run; it's about embracing the spirit of The Office and having a fantastic time!


But the fun doesn't stop at the finish line. The Party Planning Committee has you covered with exciting activities planned for Friday night and Saturday after the race. Just like in the show, expect quirky games, hilariously awkward moments, and even a couple of Dundie Awards.


So, grab your favorite Office-themed costume, lace up those sneakers, and register for The Office 5k today!


"5K means five kilometers, not 5,000 miles."

— Pam Beesly



Fun Run & Walk

Starting in Downtown Scranton, participants will pass the new The Office Mural, which features 17 members of 'The Office' cast,  the Electric City SignPenn Paper, and more. Participants are encouraged to dress up as their favorite Dunder Mifflin character, prop, or anything The Office-related for fun and prizes.

Walkers can walk the full course or enjoy a modified 1-mile course with special activities along the way.

Make sure not to carb load on a bowl of fettuccine alfredo IMMEDIATELY before this 5k like Michael Scott did in the "Michael Scott's Dunder Mifflin Scranton Meredith Palmer Memorial Celebrity Rabies Awareness Pro-Am Fun Run Race for the Cure."


Schedule of Events

The weekend will kick off with a Pre-Race Party at Cooper’s Seafood House (701 N. Washington Avenue) on May 2, 2025, from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM, where participants can pick up their race bibs, tee shirts, and race information (these items are also available on the day of the race).

A post-race block party and awards ceremony will be held immediately following the event, with additional celebrations continuing at Backyard Ale House (523 Linden Street, Scranton) and Cooper's Seafood House (701 N. Washington Avenue, Scranton).

Registration will also be available on the day of the race from 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM.



The cost to register for 'The Office' 5K is $30 for pre-registered runners and walkers and $40 for day-of registrants. Participants who register by April 20th are guaranteed a free race t-shirt.



There will be about a dozen costume awards, including Best Group Costume, Most Obscure Office Reference Award, and Best In Show. The top male and female finishers, top male and female masters finishers, and top three finishers within their specific age groups will win awards as well.


Race Course

Experience the nostalgia of The Office as you journey past its iconic locations! Relive the series by spotting landmarks such as Cooper's Seafood House, the Penn Paper Building, and many other familiar spots along the way. Click the button below to see the route of The Office 5k!

The course may be subject to change.


Discounted Hotels

Secure your discounted stay at one of the participating hotels in Scranton and surrounding areas throughout Lackawanna County! With special discounted rates, you can dive into the buzz of the event, guaranteeing a seamless and unforgettable experience in our region. Explore the list of participating hotels.

Address & Parking

GPS ADDRESS: 523 Linden St, Scranton, PA, 18503

PARKING: There will be limited on-street parking in and around Downtown Scranton for THE OFFICE 5K. Five Central Parking Garages are available within close proximity to the race route. 

We recommend confirming event hours and getting up-to-date info directly with the event host prior to your visit.


Race proceeds benefit Valley In Motion, a non-profit fostering community, health, and quality of life in the Lackawanna Valley. You can find more information about VIM at or on Facebook, Instagram, and TikTok.


Ain't No Party Like A Scranton Party!

Check out some of the popular restaurants, bars, and locations mentioned in "The Office," where locals love to eat to celebrate! Be sure to check out our full list of restaurants in Lackawanna County.


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