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The Office 5k Run/Walk

 

Saturday, April 30, 2022 •  SCRANTON

 

Participate in The Office 5K where the course passes sites featured on NBC's tv show, The Office. "5K means five kilometers, not 5000 miles." —Pam Beesly

 

Run, walk, or take a taxi to the finish line... but not really! Taxi rides are guaranteed disqualifiers from the race.

Starting in the shadow of the Electric City sign in Scranton, PA's downtown, participants will pass the University of Scranton, Penn Paper, the Dwight mural, Cooper's, and more. Participants are encouraged to dress up as their favorite Office character for fun and prizes. Walkers are welcome! 

Make sure not to carb load on a bowl of fettuccine alfredo IMMEDIATELY before this 5k as 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."

 

WEEKEND EVENT SCHEDULE

  • Friday, April 29
   
      Pre-Race Party at Cooper's Seafood House
  • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM: participants can pick up their race packets

  • Saturday, April 30
 
     5k Run/Walk
  • 1:00 PM: The Office 5K begins on the 500 block of Linden Street (race packets are also available the day of the race). 
  • Post-race parties will be held immediately following the event at Backyard Ale House and Cooper's Seafood House.

 

 

 

Awards

   • Awards will be presented to top male and female finishers and top male and female finishers within their specific age groups.

   • "Fundies" will be awarded for best costumes!

REGISTRATION

   • Cost: $25 for pre-registered runners and $30 for day-of registrants
   • Online registration ends April 28, 2022. Day-of registration is open from 11 AM to 12:45 PM. 
   • Register for The Office 5k here.

 

RACE COURSE

The Office 5k course map

Race proceeds benefit Valley In Motion, a non-profit fostering community, health, and quality of life in the Lackawanna Valley.

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Ain't No Party Like A Scranton Party!

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

Book your Hotel

Enjoy all the festivities of The Office 5K, indulge our area's delicious food and drinks, and stay the night in one of our downtown Scranton hotels. Or stay in any of our area's other hotels.

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