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Group Runs

Wednesday Night runs meet at 6:15

The club is looking for anyone looking to host a Weds night post-run starting in July.  We can run from your house, or near-by, and then share food and beverages at your place!!!  We are still going to be responsible and social distance, but time for post run food, fun, and conversations again.  FINALLY!!!!  Please let Phil Lechner know b/c the spots usually fill up pretty quickly!!!!  Thanks.

Starting in July we are going to have post-run hosting taking place!!!  Please bring your favorite food, beverage, or dessert!!!  Also, bring a lawn chair and kick back and relax!!!
Also, starting this month we will be restarting our bi-monthly charity runs benefitting a local charity.

June 23:  Hamburg High School (by the track) (NEW LOCATION)--checking out the Kerscher Creek trails

June 30:  Schuylkill Valley High School (NEW LOCATION) park to the right of the building----road and possible trail 

Directions with Map Links for all locations can be found HERE

Please see our Pagoda Pacer Athletic Club Facebook page for the up to date information on our Weekly Runs.



Race Shorts

Charlie Horse Half Marathon
(May 29, 2021 9:00 AM)
Join us Memorial Day Weekend for the Charlie Horse Trail Half-Marathon to benefit Berks Co. Special Olympics.  This is a point to point race which will require you to get to the finish, rather than making it an option to NOT finish.  Read More...

Run For the Ages 10K Trail Chase
(June 27, 2021 8:30 AM)

Come out for the only trail race with an age graded start (that we know of) on the east coast. Top age group performers have a legitimate shot at the overall title. Even if you aren’t out to win, the race is run on challenging yet very runnable trails in beautiful Nolde Forest, has great schwag and virtually no bottle necks. Challenge your families and coworkers to come out and compete on a “level” playing field… Hey ringers: Here’s a chance to show off a little by passing the whole pack!
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Grings Mill 5k/10k
(August 1, 2021 9:00 AM)
The Grings Mill Run is held annually in August on one of Pennsylvania’s prettiest trails. The course is 99% flat with no traffic; there is no need to decide which event you want to do now, make your decision on race day when you know better how hot it is or how fit you are! 
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General Membership Meeting

In-Person Meeting!

NEXT MEETING - June 10th

Victor Emmanuel II Beneficial Society
    311 Hazel St, Reading, PA 19611
    Under the pavillion in the back right.
    ( 6:30 opening, 7pm meeting.  Pizza and beverages provided )
Meetings are normally held the second Thursday of each month @7:00 pm.  All are welcome

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Community Involvement/Volunteering 

Click here to see what we have done to promote running and fitness in Berks County!
Click here for info about the club's trail maintenance program.



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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.