Philly is getting a 5k this August with a giant slide and a bouncy house

It’s the ‘Insane Inflatable 5K,’ and it looks like it lives up to that name.

SBW30541
Insane Inflatable 5K

If you prefer to do your running on, around and through inflatable structures originally created for children, there’s an event coming up in August that’s perfect for you.

Just like the Color Run or the Night Nation Run, we now have another 5K option: The “Insane Inflatable 5K,” a 3.1-mile run in Philadelphia that features a series of inflatable obstacles, including giant slides, a “ball maze,” a blow-up wall and bunch of other odd inflatable objects.

Here’s a video of what that actually looks like:

The Insane Inflatable 5K, a nationwide race with more than 120 tour stops in 2017, is coming to Philly on Aug. 5 and starting at Citizen’s Bank Park. Registration is $49 for general admission (a price that increases May 26), or you can snag an “all-access pass” for $100, which includes perks like “unlimited wave entry” and a $20 merchandise credit.

In addition to the course, there will also be a “midway” and post-race celebration that will feature more inflatables, games, DJs, food trucks and, yes, beer.

Tickets are on sale now. Good luck not twisting an ankle.

_SBW2491
Steve Williams/ Insane Inflatable 5K

Mornings in the know

Sign up for Billy Penn’s free morning newsletter for a daily roundup of Philadelphia’s most pressing news, top interesting stories, fun tidbits, and relevant events.

Thanks for reading another Billy Penn article!

We don’t have a paywall, and never will. Instead, we depend on readers like you to keep our newsroom jamming on stories about Philadelphia. If you like what you see, will you support our work?

Thanks for reading a Billy Penn story

We don’t have a paywall, and our daily newsletter is free. Instead, YOU are key to keeping our nonprofit newsroom running strong. If you like what you see, will you join as a member today?

This story was powered by readers

Readers like you make articles like this possible, so thanks for your support. Want to make sure we stick around? Become a sustainer with a recurring contribution!

Tell a friend about Billy Penn

Thanks for reading another article — and we’re grateful for your support! Want to help a friend start their day with Billy Penn? Send them to our newsletter signup page.

Tagged

Fitness