Both courses are beautiful and flat to slightly rolling through the Penna. Dutch farms of the Oley Valley, 8 miles east of Reading. FAST, WHEEL MEASURED COURSE; good place to set a “best time”. The course consists of paved roads with very little traffic (roads not closed to traffic but run faces traffic), splits at every mile, digital clock at finish and most intersections manned. Some of the most unique & attractive awards around, multi-color long sleeve T-shirt to all runners (inc. day of race while they last) over 60 door prizes each year, instant results, results posted on www.pagodapacers.com within 2-3 days, splits at key miles and lots of food & drink afterwards.
Start/finish/registration at Oley Valley Youth League Field(s), Bertolet Mill Rd., Oley, PA, East of Reading. Registration is from 7:30 until 8:50. 10M starts at 9:00 A.M., 5K at 9:10 A.M. Fee: $25 if postmarked by Oct 18, each prereg. receives a long sleeve shirt featuring the hex sign unique to 2011 (adult sizes only). After Oct 18, including day of race, $30 while shirts last, $25 with no shirt. Waiver must be signed. Runners under 18 that enter race day must bring a parent or legal guardian along to sign waiver. No refunds, no mailed shirts or mailed awards. Held rain or shine. Proceeds help fund the Oley Valley Youth League programs and health and fitness activities supported by the Pagoda Pacers.
10 Mile Awards: 1st overall male and female and master winners plus
19 & under: 2M, 2F 20-24: 3M, 3F 25-29: 3M, 3F 30-34: 4M, 4F 35-39: 4M, 4F
40-44: 4M, 4F 45-49: 4M, 4F 50- 54: 4M, 4F 55-59: 3M, 3F 60-64: 3M, 3F, 65-69: 2M, 2F 70 & over 2M 2F
5K Awards: 1st overall male and female and master winners plus
15 & under: 3M, 3F 16-19 3M, 3F 20-29: 3M, 3F 30-39: 3M, 3F 40-49: 3M, 3F
50-59: 3M, 3F 60-69 3M, 3F, 70 & over: 2M, 2F
**5K Awards will be presented immediately after results are tallied**
**Added age group awards for 60+ in 10 M and 5K**