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Oley Valley Country Classic



Sunday, November 2, 2014   9:00 am

Oley 10 miler (This Sunday)--we will be collecting wet/dry food for cats and dogs, as well as cleaning supplies for the Humane Society of Berks County. They are really low on supplies so please give what you can!!!! 
 
Click Here for the 2014 Race Application
 
Results: Oley Valley Country Classic 5k 2013
Results: Oley Valley Country Classic 10 Mile 2013
 
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.

Race Director: Len Burton, Barry Goodhart
 
ENTRY/LOCATION: 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 15, each prereg. receives a long sleeve shirt featuring the hex sign unique to 2011 (adult sizes only). After Oct 17, 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**

DIRECTIONS: Link to Map.  From Reading & points west/south: Take Rt. 222 N Bypass to Rt. 12 East. Stay on Rt. 12; the 4 lane shortly turns into a 2 lane highway (Pricetown Road). About 6 miles later, turn right onto Rt. 73 East at the traffic light. Go about 5 miles; going past Oley. Take a left onto Bertolet Mill Rd. (look for race signs) to field.
From Allentown: Take Rt. 222 S to Rt. 662 (Moselem Springs). Go left onto Rt. 662 and stay on Rt. 662 (thru Fleetwood and Pricetown) until it reaches Rt. 73, just before Oley. Take left onto Rt. 73 E and stay it for approx 2.5M past Oley. Left onto Bertolet Mill Rd. (at “race” signs) to field.
From Philadelphia422 West until Rt. 100 North at Pottstown. Rt. 100 North to Gilbertsville exit (Rt. 73). Exit; go left onto Rt. 73 West, thru Boyertown. Go approx 8 miles past Boyertown on Rt. 73 to only stop light at Pleasantville. Approx 1.4 miles past that light, go right on Bertolet Mill Rd (look for race signs). 1/2 mile to field.

Announcements 


The Annual Michael Chobot Blood Drive

 February 14 from 9am until 3pm
 Reiffton.
Please help others in need. Go to the Miller Keystone website or giveapint.org. Click on donate blood. Then "schedule a donation". Search for zip 19606 on February 14th. The drive scheduled by the Pagoda Pacers will be there. Click on it and schedule a time. You may need to set up an account, but it's quick and easy.



Kris Kringle 5 Mile Run 

1st and 2nd place runners:
Michelle Gallen 32:51
Jessica Cygan 33:42. 
Tim Getz 27:07 
Justin O'Brian 27:51

 

Complete list of results will be available on Monday 12/29 and in the Races & Results tab above.

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.

Pacer Scholarship Deadline
February 28, 2015
Click here for more details!

Club Events


Monthly Business Meetings 
This month's meeting 
Thursday 2/12/15
General Membership Meeting
7:00pm, Canal Street Pub
535 Canal Street, Reading
~~~NEW LOCATION!~~~
 
Meetings are held the second Thursday of each month.
7:00 pm  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.
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