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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.
 
DON’T LET THE ADDRESS FOOL YOU, IT IS NOWHERE NEAR LEESPORT.
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

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

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.