Thursday, July 3, 2014


CHESTER, PA- Mayor John A. Linder will host Chester’s Annual 4th of July Walk Run to begin the city sponsored holiday festivities. A change of location, this year, will have the walk beginning at Flower Street and Seaport Drive and proceeding 2.2 miles for all registered participants. Nova Timing Systems will be sponsoring the electronically tracked chipped bibs that walkers and runners will be wearing featuring their individual numbers and times of completion. Chester Water Authority, Blessed Balloons, Linder Printing, Zinos & Kudos, and Chester’s Safe Corridors Volunteers will cosponsor the event in partnership with the Chester City Department of Public Affairs, providing giveaways and awards for Adult, Teen, and Child participants. Fare & Square Market joins the walk, this year, providing nutritious snacks for walkers.

“Our new features this year, including our tracked timing bibs, portside venue, and snack provisions thanks to Fare & Square Market, along with our outstanding volunteers, will make this walk a great way to start the holiday weekend for our citizens.” Joy Clark-City of Chester Office of Mayor John Linder-Constituent Services/Events Coordinator. All media are welcomed, for further information contact the Office of Constituent Services at the online address,

The Chester City Department of Parks, Public Property, & Recreation, are pleased to present Chester’s 1st City Independence Day Celebration. Following the annual walk run, events will continue at Chester Park on Edgemont Avenue, Chester PA. Vendors, children’s activities, and featured performances from recording artist Avant and DJ Kool, are all free to the public beginning at 12PM and continuing to the fireworks finale at 9PM.

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