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Group Runs

Wednesday Evening Training Runs

The Pacers have group training runs scheduled every Wednesday night. In the summer the format is usually trails, but road options are also available for those who prefer a smoother surface. 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. These runs start promptly at 6:15 p.m, unless otherwise noted. Each month, the club donates locally to a charitable organization.

Check out our Community Involvement page for more information about our charity training runs!

Check out the current month’s Newsletter for the most current dates and locations of the training runs.
ANYONE who wants to host a Weds night run!!!  LET Phil Lechner know ASAP--1st come 1st serve!
Nov. 21 Muhlenberg High School   eat at Margharita's
Nov. 28  Reading/Muhlenberg Career and Tech Center  eat at Shirley's
Dec 5  Giant parking lot (Van reed Rd)  eat at Ganley's
Dec 12  Wyomissing High School  eat at Albrejie
Dec 19  Home Depot (Wyomissing)  eat at Tino's   ***Holiday lights run at Gring's Mill---please bring $$$ to donate!!!
Dec 26  Reading High (Hampton Park) eat at Blind Hartman's  ***Holiday lights run at Hillside---please bring $$$ to Donate!!!!!!

Jan 2  Oley Valley high school  eat at Bella Italia
Jan 9    Antietam High School  eat at Klinger's at Carsonia
Jan 16  Wilson Southern Middle School  eat at Bar B Que Pit  ***charity run benefitting local Animal Shelters
Jan 23  LA Fitness parking lot (State Hill Rd) eat at Albrejie
Jan 30  Alvernia University  eat at Calif Bar and Grill
Feb 6  Stoudt's Ferry Park (by water tower)  eat at Crossroads
Feb 13  Wyomissing Soccer field's (across from Gallen Insurance)  eat at Paolo's  ***bring a new runner out!!!!
Feb 20  Mohnton Playground  eat at Mangia!!!!
Feb 27  Brentwood parking area  eat at Mimmo's
Mar 6  VF parking lot (by McD's) eat at Chef Alan's
Mar 13  Hamburg (Kernsville dam/Bartrum parking lot)  eat at the Westy
Mar 20  Nolde Forest (mansion parking lot)  eat at Mimmo's  ***charity run benefitting local women's shelters
Mar  27  Monocacy Park  eat at Island Pizza
Remember, those who host put in a lot of work in order to be prepared for many guests.  Please make it a point to attend and please bring your favorite food and beverage.  Even if you forget to bring sometime--come out anyways--there is always enough for everyone!!!!!
***the charity run benefiting Berks Women in Crisis will take anything that will help women and children. Clothes, toiletries, food/snacks, diapers, toys, cleaning supplies.  Anything!!!  Please give what you can--it DOES NOT have to be a new item--anything helps!!!
PLEASE NOTE: You do not have to be a member of the club to join us for a Wednesday night run. Come on out and meet us, run with us, and check out all that we have to offer. If you would like more information about the Wednesday Night Run, or if you need directions, email Phil Lechner.


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

General Membership Meeting

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

November 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.