Phoenixville's Burn Off the Bird

In it’s 11th year, this event is a family tradition in the Phoenixville Region, held annually, the Saturday after Thanksgiving. Bring out your family, extended family and friends for the beautiful 5K Race or children’s fun run through Phoenixville. The event guarantees to help you digest that Thanksgiving Meal.

The Race:
Race begins and ends at Franklin Commons located at 400 Franklin Avenue in Phoenixville.  Registration opens at 8:00 AM, and the race starts at 9:30 AM. Parking available in the Franklin Commons Fillmore Street Lot. Strollers are welcome. Certified Course and Chip Timed. Dogs are welcome on the course, however not inside the Franklin Commons.

The Swag
All 5K Participants, who register before November 14, 2020 will receive a custom premium t-shirt, custom medal and other giveaways. 

The Charity
Proceeds generated from the race benefits the Phoenixville Area High School – Project FOCUS and Phoenixville Jaycees Foundation.

The After Party 
Join us after the race inside the Franklin Commons for a number of exciting surprises!

Early Pickup
Pick up your shirt, swag, and bib early at the Cafe inside the Franklin Commons located at 400 Franklin Avenue in Phoenixville on Friday, November 27th from 5-7pm. Parking for Early Pick Up and Entrance are located off Grant Street. Reminder: Cutoff for shirts and medals was 11/14/2020. 

Course Map
Follow this link to 2020 Course Map

Prior Year Results
Follow this link to the 2019 Race Results

November 28, 2020


Burn Off the Bird - 5K Run
November 28, 2020 (Saturday)
5 kilometers
Road Solo Charity/Fund raising
Anywhere Virtual Race
Burn Off the Bird - Kids Fun Run
November 28, 2020 (Saturday)
1 mile
Road Solo Kids Charity/Fund raising
Anywhere Virtual Race


Nov 28 2020 : Partly cloudy throughout the day.
5.9°C - 14.3°C (42.7°F - 57.7°F)

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The information about this race is based on information provided by the organisers or found on the official website of the event. Always check the official website for up-to-date information. If you have noticed any mistake, let us know at [email protected]
Last checked on 2020-11-26