Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia to serve as presenting sponsor of the 2022 Philly Pride Run

PHILADELPHIA (May 25, 2022) – Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia and the William Way LGBT Community Center today announced a new partnership for the 2022 edition of the Philly Pride Run, which will now officially be called The Philly Pride Run Presented by Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia.


The event will take place on Saturday, June 11, 2022, with proceeds benefiting the William Way LGBT Community Center. Following the event, Live! Philadelphia will host the official Pride Run “After Party” at Center Bar from NOON–3:00 p.m. The event, which is open to the public, will feature music and dancing with popular Philly DJ, DJ JAMZ, drink specials and more. Admission is free.


The Philly Pride Run Presented by Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia is back for its sixth year of loud and proud running through the streets of Philadelphia and beyond. All runners and local running groups are invited to celebrate Pride with the LGBTQ+ communities by running and bringing our communities closer. Lez Run Running Club, Out Philadelphia Athletic League, in collaboration with The William Way LGBT Community Center, are excited to continue the tradition of celebrating Pride Month with a festive run through the city of Philadelphia.


“We are honored to support the William Way LGBT Community Center and their ongoing efforts to support and uplift the members of our LGBTQIA+ community,” said Brian Uran, Vice President of Marketing for Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia. “Being active in our community is core to our business, so we are thrilled to have the opportunity to work with William Way and look forward to celebrating Pride on June 11.”


William Way Chief Development Officer Erin Busbee said, “William Way is grateful to have Live! Philadelphia as a supporter. Unrestricted funds like these allow us to keep our doors open and expand our offerings to the community. We look forward to growing our partnership with Live! in the future.”


The Philly Pride Run Presented by Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia will take place on Saturday June 11 featuring a new route for 2022. The race will begin at 8:00 AM at the Please Touch Museum 5K course located at 4231 Avenue of the Republic, Philadelphia, PA 19131. The 5K race will be a chip timed event with prizes for the top 3 Female, Non-Binary and Male divisions. The 5K will also have prizes for top 3 Female, Non-Binary and Male wheelchair divisions. The 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk will be a non-timed event with prizes for the top 3 most festive participants. 


About Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia

Voted Best Overall Gaming Resort and Best Overall Dining in Pennsylvania by Casino Player Magazine, Live! Casino &Hotel Philadelphia has transformed the South Philadelphia Stadium District into a nationally unrivaled one-stop destination to enjoy the fast-paced action of four major professional sports teams, memorable entertainment, premier dining, well-appointed hotel accommodations and world-class gaming. Conveniently located off I-95 and I-76, the facility features more than 200 luxury hotel rooms that are Sharecare Health Security VERIFIED™ with Forbes Travel Guide, a FanDuel® Sportsbook and Lounge, over 2,100 slots and electronic table games, and 150 live action table games, including a dedicated poker room. New dining and entertainment options include the Zagat-rated #1 steakhouse The Prime Rib®; Luk Fu, serving authentic Asian cuisine; Sports & Social Philly, a one-of-a-kind sports restaurant, gaming venue and social lounge; the 10thStreet Market, a unique food hall featuring Guy Fieri’s Taco Joint and Guy’s Burger Joint; Philadelphia-favorites Lorenzo and Sons Pizza, Termini Bros. Bakery and Sang Kee Noodle Bar & Kitchen; Morty’s Deli and Luckie’s Liquor. A spirited nightlife scene at Center Bar and R Bar rounds out the Live! experience. The property offers more than 15,000-square-feet of customizable meeting and event space, as well as ample, secure parking. Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia was developed and remains owned and managed by Stadium Casino RE, LLC, an affiliate of The Cordish Companies, the premier developer of Live! dining, entertainment, gaming, hotel and sports-anchored destinations in the country. For reservations, call 1-833-472-5483 or visit Follow us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram - @livecasinophl


About The William Way LGBT Community Center

The William Way LGBT Community Center is a 501-c-3 nonprofit located in Center City Philadelphia at 1315 Spruce Street. Contact us at | @phillypriderun #PhillyPrideRun