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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

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Wishing you and yours a Happy Holidays!
 

News

Road Runners Club of America Runner Friendly community!
City Of Reading, PA has once again been marked as a Road Runners Club of America Runner Friendly community! Along with 14 other cities and towns, all were designated for their community working together to promote running as healthy exercise for residents while ensuring runner safety. We are very proud to be part of a community that embraces physical activity and having running being a part of their active lifestyles and goals!
 


The Pacers received an A E D for use at our races courtesy of the Reading Hospital for our help at their half marathon this year.



We'd like to thank Brett Lynch and Leonard E. Burton for their services as President and Vice President of our club these past two years. Lots of work and sacrificing of time goes into keeping our club 'running' strong!

With that being said, we are proud to announce our new club President Larry Drogo and Vice President Ben Gallen! They will start their term in January.

Business Meeting

New Location!
Thursday January 12th @ 7pm
BlackJax American Pub
668 Ben Franklin Hwy, Birdsboro
Click here for map!

Meetings are held the second Thursday of each month.

7:00 pm  All are welcome


 



 

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Link to RUseeN Reflective Pacer Apparel


 

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.