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Grings Mill Run


5k & 10k Races and 1/2 Mile Kids Run
Sunday, August 6, 2017 @ 9:00 am
 
Grings Mill Run Application

On-line Registration

Quality Tech shirts without the advertising!!!
 
LOCATION:  Grings Mill Park (across from Penn State Berks), Tulpehocken Rd, Reading, PA Regist./ number pickup opens at 7:30 a.m. 5k/10k starts at 9:00 a.m., fun race approx 10:15. Clock at finish, refreshments, mile splits, instant results and live band. Finish on historic stone bridge over spillway. Rain or shine.
 
COURSE:  99% flat & Zero Traffic; VERY scenic course!!! BONUS: no need to decide which event you want to do now; make your decision race day when you know better how hot it is, how fit you are, etc!  RRCA State 10K Championship Race.
 
ENTRY:  5k/10k: $25 if postmarked by Mon, July 17, 2017. Afterwards, inc. race day, $30 while shirts last, $22 when gone. These are GREAT Quality Tech Shirts with no ads on the back. Finally a race shirt you’ll actually wear! But only a limited number are available on race day so get your apps in early! No refunds or mailed awards.
 
2016 Grings Mill T-Shirt


 
Kids Run:  $5 if postmarked by Mon, July 17th. Afterwards, inc. day of race $7. Race day reg. for kids run to be CLOSED once we have as many kid’s entries as we have grab bags so preregister if possible. Please Note: Kids participating in both the 5k & fun run must enter twice

General:
Be sure to bring the whole family whether you're interested in running, hiking, biking, fishing, picnicking, volleyball or just enjoying a little down time - Grings Mill Park has something for everyone, why not make a full day of it.
 
Entertainment will be provided by one of the areas most popular bands "Rockman Blues Band" performing from 8:30 - 11:30AM.
AGE GROUPS: 5K: Top 2 Male and Female finishers plus: 14 & under: 3M, 3F 15-19: 3M, 3F 20-24: 3M, 3F 25-29: 3M, 3F 30-34: 3M, 3F 35-39: 3M, 3F 40-44: 3M, 3F 45-49: 3M, 3F 50-54: 3M, 3F 55-59: 3M, 3F 60 -64: 3M, 3F 65-69: 3M, 3F 70-89: 2M, 1F 90 & over: 1M

10K: Top 2 Male and Female Finishers plus: 18 & under: 3M, 3F 19-24: 3M, 3F 25-29: 3M, 3F 30-34: 3M, 3F 35-39: 3M, 3F 40-44: 3M, 3F 45-49: 3M, 3F 50-54: 3M, 3F
55-59: 3M, 3F 60-64: 3M, 3F 65 & over: 3M, 3F
 
1/2M Kids Fun Race for 12 yr. olds & under: Top Male & Female overall plus goodie bags to all finishers.
 
On-line registration w/credit card available at www.pretzelcitysports.com
(A nominal service fee applies - closes at midnight, Wed. July 29th)
 
OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION: 
  • No pets or alcoholic beverages are allowed in the Berks County Parks System.
  • Park contains picnic facilities, tennis, volleyball, playground, etc.
  • Event held rain or shine but if the weather gets mega-weird, call Jeff Hills at (610) 223-7125 to confirm that the event is not being postponed.
  • Races will start promptly so please arrive early; we do reserve the right to delay start if lightning.
  • Computerized results on www.pagodapacers.com within 1-2 days after event
     
DIRECTIONS


 

 

Social Events

Pacer Summer Picnic
Sunday, 9/10 12:00pm - 8:00pm
Cacoosing Park

Click here for more info!
 


News
Women2Women present 
An Evening with Katherine Switzer!

The Pagoda Pacers have partnered with Women2Women to bring iconic athlete Katherine Switzer as keynote speaker at their kick off event. 
Katherine is best known for entering and running the Boston Marathon in 1967 when women were not allowed to run marathons. She has continued to change the face of sports since that event 50 years ago. Her life is a fascinating story.

Tuesday 10/10/17 5-8pm
DoubleTree by Hilton Reading

For more info and to register!

 


General Membership Meeting

This Thursday Aug 10th, our monthly meeting is at Blind Hartman's Tavern (2910 Pricetown Rd, Temple, PA 19560)

Guest speaker will be Dr. O'Neill from Exeter Sports Medicine.

Note,  Just come in the right-side doors instead of the left if you park in the rear lot. 

Food will be served @ 6:30 pm
Business Meeting starts @ 7 pm

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Meetings are held the second Thursday of each month.

7:00 pm  All are welcome


 



 

mapmyrun & Strava
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Our Mission

The Pagoda Pacers Athletic Club promotes physical fitness and public wellness. We conduct athletic activities in our community, organize competitions, social gatherings, and educate the public on physical fitness and wellness. We promote participation in the sports of running, cycling, duathlons, & triathlons. We also encourage members to be more than just athletes by conducting a variety of social and civic activities in the Reading, Pennsylvania area.