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Oley Valley Country Classic





Sunday, November 11, 2018  9:00 am

Photos from the OVCC 2016 Race

2018 Application
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2018 Race Highlights:
 
Eastern Regional Championship RRCA 10 mile event
 
5 year age groups in the 5K
 
Hot food post race.
 
Great unique Hex sign awards and shirts


 
This year's ten mile race is the Eastern Regional RRCA championship event!
Oley Valley   5K Results 2017
Oley Valley 10K Results 2017
 
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: $TBD if postmarked by Oct TBD, each prereg. receives a long sleeve shirt featuring the hex sign unique to 2017 (adult sizes only). After Oct tbd, including day of race, $TBD while shirts last, $TBD 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.

Social

Pacer Christmas Party
Friday, December 7th, 6 - 11pm
Grill Fire Company

General Membership Meeting

There will be no December meeting, Have a Happy Holiday!

This Thursday November 8th, our monthly meeting will be held at the Blind Hartman's Tavern
2910 Pricetown Rd, Temple
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6:30 come for food (the club will provide food, all drinks will be at member expense.)
 
There will be no speaker in November.  Elections for 5 Board Positions and the President will be held at this meeting. Ballot will be published in the Newsletter prior to the meeting
 

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

December 2018 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.

Nolde Invasives Work Day Flyer 2018

 



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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.