WAYNE, PA – March 1, 2017 – The Saturday Club, one of the oldest women’s non-profit
organizations in both Pennsylvania and nationwide, today announced it will be hosting its second annual Shuffle 5K & Kids Race on Saturday, April 1, 2017 in downtown Wayne.
Registration and bib pick-up will begin at 7:45 a.m. at 117 West Wayne Avenue. All Main
Line area runners, walkers, families, kids and spectators are welcome.
“We are excited our 5K shuffle and half-mile kids race is becoming an annual tradition for
our club,” said Candice Holbert, President of The Saturday Club. “This event is a great way
for the whole family to spend a Saturday morning, and promises to be a lot of fun with a little
friendly competition. We hope to see many of our community members racing in support our
efforts to raise funding for women’s and children’s charities in the area.”
The Saturday Club Shuffle 5K & Kids Race course is USA Track & Field Certified and will
run through Wayne’s beautiful downtown business district and historic residential
neighborhoods. The cost to participate is $25 ($30 on race day); the half-mile kids race is
$10. Bibs can be purchased by visiting www.saturdayclubshuffle.org. Race participants
will receive a t-shirt and swag bag; kids race participants will receive a t-shirt and
award. Awards will be given out for overall and age groups: top M/F 1-3 overall and
top M/F 1-3 in each age group. First place runners will receive cash prizes.
Refreshments will be available for all participants and supporters.
The Saturday Club is among the oldest women’s clubs in both Pennsylvania and nationwide.
It supports local women’s and children’s charities including Women’s Resource Center,
Supportive Older Women’s Network, Fred’s Footsteps and The Radnor ABC House, to name
a few. In addition to philanthropy and direct community service, The Saturday Club hosts
events for the local community at the group’s historic clubhouse in downtown Wayne.
Additional details about The Saturday Club, including information on upcoming events and
membership, may be found at https://saturdayclub.org. For more information on The Saturday
Club Shuffle 5K & Kids Race please visit: www.saturdayclubshuffle.org.
About The Saturday Club
The Saturday Club of Wayne, Pennsylvania was established in 1886 and is among the oldest
women’s clubs nationwide. A non-profit organization, The Saturday Club is dedicated to
providing philanthropic support to women’s and children’s charitable organizations in the
Greater Philadelphia region with both financial contributions and volunteer service hours.
The group celebrated its 129th anniversary in March 2015. For more information, please visit
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