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Kris Kringle 5 Miler

Saturday, December 31 2016, 11:00 am
Berks County Agricultural Center
1238 County Welfare Road
Leesport, PA 19533

Benefits The Berks County Cross Country Coaches Association
2016 Race Application (Click Here)
2016 On-Line Registration (Click Here)
Click here for 2015 Results

Course:  Scenic rolling countryside roads, a short portion on the Union Canal Path next to a trout stream and trail section in Blue Marsh Recreation Area. Course Map
Entry Fee: $30 Adults, $15 ages18 and under if postmarked by December 10th. Afterwards and on race day: $35 adult, $20 student. Custom, one of a kind race gifts guaranteed to the first 500 runners. After that, while supplies last.

Registration: Opens at 9:30 AM in the 4-H building. Projected race start time is 11 AM. Held rain, shine, cold or snow. If the weather is unusually severe, please check this website for cancellations.

All registered runners are automatically entered in a raffle for TWO COMPLIMENTARY ROUNDTRIP AIRLINE TICKETS FROM SOUTHWEST AIRLINES.  Additional raffle tickets may be purchased. Must be present to win.
Click here for more info about the Airline Ticket Raffle!

Directions  Link to Map.
From Reading:
Route 183 North (north of the airport and Saint Joseph Hospital)
Left on West Leesport Road (CVS Pharmacy on corner)
Right on County Welfare Road
Berks County Agricultural Center is approximately ½ mile down the road on left side. Just after the Reading Fairgrounds and across the road from the prison.

Race Directors: Jason Manbeck and Polly Corvaia
Insured By The Road Runners Club of America

Club Events


Annual Bonfire at Mike Yoders
Saturday, Nov 12 @ 6-10pm
Click here for more details!

Pacer Christmas Party
Friday Dec 2 @ 6-11pm
Grill Fire Co. Social Quarters
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Reading Royals Hockey Game
Saturday Dec 10 @ 7pm
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The Pennsylvania Parks and Forests Foundation was presented with a $2,000 donation from the Pagoda Pacers Athletic Club. Thanks to all the runners who participated in the Run For The Ages Trail Race held annually in Nolde Forest

Business Meeting

Thursday 11/10/16 @ 7pm
**Elections to Be Held**
Blind Hartman's Tavern
2910 Pricetown Rd, Temple
Click here for map.

Meetings are held the second Thursday of each month.
7:00 pm  All are welcome



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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.