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Group Runs

Wednesday Night Runs Start at 6:15pm

Feb 21 Antietam Pool (Carsonia) 905 Byram Street 19606   Maverick Pub and Restaurant 

Feb 28 Cumru Elementary School (Oakbrook Brewing)

Mar 6  Exeter High School  eat at Norte Sur Mexican Restaurant 
Mar 13 Weis Market (NE Reading---by Albright College) road/trail options   (Nino's Pizza & Italian Restaurant, 5th&Richmond) ****daylight saving time!!! 
Mar 20 Brentwood Parking Lot (trail) ***bring a new runner out!!!!  eat at Mimmo's 
Mar 27 Stilling Basin (Blue Marsh) upper lot (trails)  eat at Blue Marsh Italian Restaurant 

Directions with Map Links for  locations can be found HERE


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


Race Shorts


New for 2024
Triple Trail Challenge 50.3
The Pagoda Pacers Athletic Club have introduced a trail race series which starts with the Charlie Horse Trail Half Marathon (not the Dirty Pony 5k). The second Pagoda Pacers trail race in the series is the Run for the Ages Trail Chase 10k in June. The final race in the series is the Blues Cruise 50k in October. 

Shiver By The River -5k and 10k Winter Races

2023-2024 Race Dates
  • December 10, 2023
  • January 14, 2024
  • February 11, 2024
  • March 10, 2024
All Races starts at 10:00 A.M.
Registration opens at 8:30 A.M.

Shiver by the River – Winter Race Series is run in Muhlenberg Township at Jim Dietrich Park, from December through March. This is a low key, no frills race. 

Charlie Horse Half Marathon/Dirty Pony 5K!
Sunday May 26, 2024. 9 AM Start for the Charlie Horse
9:15 AM Start for the Dirty Pony
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...

Scholarship Update

Scholarship applications for the 2023-2024 school year are now being accepted, with a February 28 deadline

Click here for more info!

General Membership Meeting

The Monthly Membership meeting will be held on Thursday February 8th, 2024 
Mohnton Fire Company Social Quarters, 100 E Summit St., Mohnton, PA 19540.  The meeting is upstairs. Enter the front door and go up the stairs to your left. There is no need to ring the buzzer for entry.   Food and drink at 6:30 p.m. Meeting starts at 7:00 p.m. All members welcome. Members are responsible for purchasing their own beverages.

Meetings are held the second Thursday of each month @7:00 pm.  All are welcome

Click here for the digital Newsletter

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.