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Shiver By The River -5k and 10k Winter Races
 
2021-2022 Race Dates
  • December 12, 2021
  • January 9, 2022
  • February 13, 2022
  • March 13, 2022
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. 
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Charlie Horse Half Marathon!
 
 
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 27, 2021 8:30 am (Start time staggered by age group)
 
Join us for the 11th 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...



Grings Mill 5k and 10k Run
August 1, 2021 9:00AM

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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Blues Cruise 50k Ultra Marathon
October 3, 2021

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Held annually the first weekend of October, the Pagoda Pacers proudly present an Ultra suitable for introducing newcomers to the world of Ultra Trail Running! Themed aid stations are well stocked by local (ultra) runners! For more information, contact Race Directors: Stephan Weiss or Mike Yoder
 

Berks County Junior High Cross Country
Fall “Run Off” Invitational
Saturday, October 23, 7 to 11AM, at the Reading Fairgrounds. 

The “Fall Run-Off” Invitational Boys and girls races are for all 7th, and 8th  grade Berks County runners who have competed for a BCIAA school district during the junior high season.

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Oley Valley Apple Country Classic 10 Mile and 5k
 
Coming October 9th–just one week after Blues Cruise–the Pagoda Pacers will be hosting the 27th annual Oley Valley Apple Country Classic! 
 
This year the 10 mile and 5k event will be celebrated at the Oley Fairgrounds and proceeds will benefit the Oley Ambulance Association. We are excited about indoor registration, a great new course, and a post-race apple festival for the entire community!
 
The excitement is brewing and we look forward to our new fall country classic.  Read More...


Kris Kringle 
THE 2021 KRIS KRINGLE 5 Mile Run
Sunday December 26th, 2021 10AM 
Berks County Ag Center
The race travels in clockwise direction this year, as we reverse directions every year giving runners a different perspective of the beautiful course. It is stroller and walker friendly. There are fast road sections, slow hill sections, gorgeous trail in the Blue Marsh Lake area and a section of the Union Canal trail next to a beautiful trout stream.   Read More...
 

 

Social

Pagoda Pacers Christmas Party

Christmas Party is back and sure to be a good time!
 
Friday, Dec 3rd, 2021 @ 6 PM 
Grill Fire Company

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General Membership Meeting

November's Monthly Membership meeting will be held on Thursday Nov 11th at Tino's, 1 Wellington Blvd, Reading, PA 19610 6:30

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Food and drink at 6:30pm. Meeting starts at 7:00pm. All members are welcomed.
    
Meetings are 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.

 


 Strava

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Link to RUseeN Reflective Pacer Apparel


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.