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Grings Mill Run


5k & 10k Races and 1/2 Mile Kids Run
Sunday, August 3, 2014  9:00 am
 
Grings Mill Run Application

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. 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!
 
ENTRY:  5k/10k: $24 if postmarked by Mon, July 14, 2014. Afterwards, inc. race day, $29 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.
 
Kids Run:  $5 if postmarked by Mon, July 14th. 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 30th)
 
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
     
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Announcements 


Congratulations to all the runners in the
Junior High XC Fall Invitational.
First place teams were
Wilson girls and Twin Valley boys.

Membership
New membership drive begins Oct. 1, please renew in a timely fashion.  You can renew online or there will be an application to mail in inside the newsletter.

 

Club Events


 Annual Jim Thorpe Waterfall Run, Hike, Bike this Saturday, Nov. 1st at 9 AM.
People who would like to carpool can meet at Kenhorst Plaza at 7:45
Directions to start - Take Rt. 209 N. Go over the river on Rt.903 to stop sign. Go straight at stop sign on Main St..Make your first left into State Park.Go all the way to the end of the road & park. If you look up "Annual Jim Thorpe Waterfall Run" on Facebook you will see the event that he created.

Fall Bonfire
Saturday  November 8th.
@6:00pm
Mike Yoder’s Home
449 Orchard Rd., Fleetwood 
*Please bring a dish to share*
Kids are welcome to attend
Click here for more info!

Monthly Business Meetings Thursday, November 13th, 7:00 pm - JR’s Pizza, Flying Hills All are welcome


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.