Run2Shine is committed to inspiring healthy lifestyles through action while showcasing the unique community spirit and volunteerism of Kennett Square, PA. Over the last four years, runners, sponsors, and volunteers worked together with Run2Shine to raise over $50,000.00 for local charities: The Family Promise of Southern Chester County, The Garage Community and Youth Center, The Genesis Employee Foundation, The Grayson Saves Foundation, The Weekly Fight, Kennett Education Foundation, Nemours Children's Health System, Kennett Area Community Service, and Unite for HER.


2020 Race Proceeds will support:

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Turning Post Traumatic Stress into Post Traumatic Growth


The Weekly Fight, a local 501 (c) (3), was founded in 2016 to benefit war veterans and their families.


The Weekly Fight helps Veterans in need pay for anything from basic household items to medical bills.


One of their primary Financial goals is to

provide scholarship funds for the surviving children of Post Traumatic Stress.


Thank you for supporting Nemours and for touching the lives of children with your generosity. At Nemours, we treat every child as our own — and transform lives in truly amazing ways. We have made it our mission to provide world-class pediatric care and pursue life-saving research in our hospitals and clinics. And we go far beyond patient care to educate families, promote wellness and safety, and be a proactive voice for children on local and national levels.


As one of the largest non-profit organizations devoted to children’s health, Nemours invests in programs and services that benefit the health and lives of children. Your gift, no matter how small or large, is vital to our mission of helping and healing children.


You can help make a significant impact on the work at Nemours Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders.


The Food Cupboard serves families living in the Avon Grove, Unionville-Chadds Ford and Kennett Consolidated school districts, providing a 5-7 day supply of food each month at no cost through our Healthy Options program.

Run2Shine has a great respect for regional roots and strives to partner with local vendors, businesses, sponsors, and charities.  More than anything, our goal is to produce an event by locals for locals, while encouraging others to run and enjoy all that Kennett Square has to offer. In the end, Run2Shine is about local people who truly love where they live, running and helping others. 


Our focus is to grow Kennett Square, Pennsylvania into a premier running destination, provide opportunities for people to be their best self, support great causes and just have a good time!