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Group Runs

This Monday (5/28) - Memorial Day Holiday Run! 

We meet at Nolde Forest Environmental Education Center at the Sawmill Parking lot on select holidays at 8:30AM for a group run. ALL PACES are welcome! Walkers, this means you too! We generally run for an hour.

Directions to the Sawmill parking lot:
If the lot is full (please do not 'make' your own space!) there is additional parking up on Church Rd, and you can run down to the Sawmill lot via Kohout or Sheerlund/Watershed trails.

**Rt 625 coming from Kenhorst will require a detour due to the bridge construction work. Give yourself an extra 5-10 minutes to follow Mountain View Rd to get to the parking lot**

Wednesday Night runs meet at 6:15

The runs are generally one hour in length, and consist of varying levels of ability and pace. Walkers are also welcome and encouraged!  After the run, we usually gather at a neigborhood eatery.

May 23 Charlie and Kate Crowell hosting (Horseshoe trail) 151 Alleghenyville Rd, Mohnton

May 30 Trout Run (Exeter)  Lenny and Julie Burton hosting 221 Gibraltar Rd, Reading

Jun 6  Larry and Missy Drago's residence (1450 Schoffers Rd, Birdsboro)  Road/trail options
Jun 13 Doug and Lee Zechman's residence (270 Diplomat Drive, Robesonia)  road/trail options
Jun 20  Nolde Forest (mansion parking lot)---remember bridge on 625 may be out yet!!!  Running the Run for the Ages course---then going to the Andrus's residence (5 Glen Hollow Ct)
Jun 27  Yuriko and Matt Brophy residence (1454 Oak Lane--Reading).  Road/trail options   ***charity run benefiting  area women's shelters 

Race Shorts

The Mount Penn Mudfest is on a break in 2018.  Stay posted for a new and better race in 2019!

Charlie Horse Half Marathon
Sunday, May 26, 2018 (Memorial Day weekend) @ 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...

Deena Andrus Memorial Run for the Ages 10k Trail Chase:
Sunday, June 24, 2018 - 8:30 am
Join us for the eighth annual running of the only trail race with an age graded start (that we know of) on the east coast.  Sure, you run the local trail races and are happy to compete and maybe place in your age group. But what if that effort let you win the whole Chase? Have you ever said, “I could have beaten that guy in my prime”? Are you as fast as you once thought you were? Who really is the fastest in your family? Now’s your chance to prove it  Read More...


Pagoda Pacers Wine & Cheese Party

Saturday, June 23 at 7 PM - 10 PM

General Membership Meeting

This Thursday May 10th, our monthly meeting Daniel Boone Homestead, 400 Daniel Boone Rd, Birdsboro.

Click here for map!

Business Meeting starts @ 7 pm

Meetings are held the second Thursday of each month.

7:00 pm  All are welcome

May 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.