“It is so nice to do a walk with activities/events just for little ones and a great way to exercise as a family.”

“It was so much fun! Our daughter wears her medal all the time! I’m already telling everyone about it for next year!”

Join us for Stroller in the Park taking place on Sunday, September 15, 2013, at 8:00 A.M.

Walk-up Registration is available. You may register below until the end of the day Friday, September 13.

We ask the walk-up registrants arrive at 7:30 AM. Our parking lot will close at 8:05 A.M.  When you near the Museum you may see police / police barricades at some junctures – all roads around the Museum will be open until 8:00 A.M. If you are running late, please plan to enter our parking lot from the corner of Belmont Avenue and Avenue of the Republic. Click here for driving directions to the Museum. When you sign-in you will receive a complimentary parking pass.

Please note that there is a marathon in Center City Philadelphia that morning and several roads will be closed, including the Benjamin Franklin Parkway and Martin Luther King Drive. – click for more information.

Please Touch Museum’s Stroller is a family-friendly 5K in Fairmount Part, which promotes our Get Up and Grow™ healthy lifestyles initiative, as well as family togetherness and community spirit. The walk follows a beautiful path starting and ending at Please Touch Museum, and features:

  • family health pavilion, presented by Whole Foods Market
  • healthy snacks tent
  • fun group stretch and cheer with special friends
  • stroller decorating
  • t-shirts and gift bags with healthy lifestyles information and giveaways
  • a medal for every participating child
  • complimentary access to Please Touch Museum before it opens to the public that Sunday

In addition, the event will feature a soccer demonstration from Eastern Pennsylvania Youth Soccer, martial arts demonstration from Pro Martial Arts, fitness demonstration from Stroller Strides, wake-up yoga, and much more!

Get Up and Grow™, created by Please Touch Museum in 2006, is a multi-phase initiative designed to enhance the lives of families by promoting healthy living for children. This healthy lifestyles programming is a lighthearted, interactive, content-based approach to teaching lifelong habits that result in healthier, happier families by providing resources, exhibits, messaging, events and open-ended play experiences.

See the success of last year’s Stroller in the Park!




Gie and Lisa Liem


ABM Janitorial

The Healthy Weight Program at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

Penn Medicine



Rockland Capital


Liza Cartmell

Sheraton Philadelphia University City

The Jacobs Family

FFG Crusaders

Chadwick Service Company

Hayre Family