Student News

  • Another Winning 5K!

    Thanks to the runners, volunteers, teachers, staff and supporters who made this year's PAS 5K Run and 1 Mile Run a success! Thanks especially to our Silver Sponsors: the University City Arts League, US Legal Support, and Kleinbard LLC.

  • Volunteers Needed on June 4

    Not up to running or walk? Please consider volunteering. Sign up here.

  • 5K Sponsorship Opportunities Available

    Do you support public education? Do believe arts and sciences are an essential part of the curriculum? Do you want to be a good neighbor to your local elementary school? Are you trying to get the word out about your new or established business?

  • Thanks for a Successful 5K!

    Thanks to all who donated, ran, walked, volunteered or helped make this year's race a success. We are pleased to report that the race raised over $24,000 with 596 racers participating. Email Megan Wapner to learn how you can join the race committee and help plan next year's.

  • Volunteers Needed on June 5

    Not up to running but want to support the race? Lots of help is needed to make the day a success. Refer to this list of volunteer opportunities and sign up now!

  • Register for the PAS 5K

    The 8th annual PAS 5K Run for Arts and Science will take place on Sunday, June 3, 2018. Register online by February 28 for an early bird discount. Team members must register by May 5 to be guarranteed the same color race t-shirt. Online registration closes on May 25 or until spots fill up.

  • 2015 Race Courses Announced

    The tentative routes are:

    Routes are subject to change due to construction or other unforseen circumstances.

  • PAS Race Updates

    The 5K is this Sunday, June 7th! Here are some updates:

    Runners can save time on race day by picking up packets on Friday, June 5 from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. in the PAS cafeteria, entrance on 43rd Street. K-3 students must be accompanied by a parent in order to pick up a packet. Team captains, or a designee, may pick up an entire team's packet.

  • Keep Up with the Latest 5K News on Facebook

    Attention Facebook Users: Please like our 5K page and share with friends to keep up with the latest news and generate support for this major PAS fundraiser.

  • Register Now for PAS 5K


    It's time to dust off those running shoes and start training for the PAS 5K.  The 5th Annual Penn Alexander 5K Run/Walk for Art and Science will take place on Sunday, June 7th. This event is a lot of fun for the whole family, runners or not. There is a 5K race followed by a 1 mile fun run/walk for kids. Times are tracked and ribbons are awarded for the 5K. Funds raised from this event support art and science programming at PAS. Register online now.

  • Get Ready to Run

    Are you or your children interested in running? In preparation for this year's race day, Sunday, June 7th, the HSA will be offering a full menu of running programs this spring, starting as early as Februrary. A planning meeting will be held on Monday, December 8 from 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. in the PAS lunchroom.  All are welcome. Learn more about Students Run Philly Style for middle school students ages 12+, the PAS 5K Club for all ages, and Lower School Running Club for all ages and abilities.  Clubs are managed by volunteer staff and parents.