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Join the Greater Reading Immigration Project (GRIP) for a 5k and 1-mile Fun Run that will benefit the GRIP Dreamer Scholarship Fund of Berks County Community Foundation!

The event will be on Saturday, April 2, 2022.

Registration/number pickup will be at Schlegel Park Field House, 100 East Wyomissing Blvd., Reading, PA, starting at 9 a.m.

The 5K will begin at 10 a.m. and the Fun Run at 10:45 a.m.

The course runs from Schlegel Park to the Thun Trail and back with no street crossings!

There will be a clock at the finish with instant results. Mile splits will be provided. Results will be posted at www.pretzelcitysports.com in one or two days.

The event will be held rain or shine.

A T-shirt will be provided to all pre-registrants of the 5K if they register by 3/23/22. T-shirts will be provided to others after that date while supplies last.

Finish Ribbons will be awarded to all Fun Run finishers.

This facility has refreshments, indoor toilet facilities, and plenty of parking.

Entry fees:

  • 5K: $25 if registered by March 23, 2022.  After that date, $30 while T-shirt supplies last, or $23 with no T-shirt.
  • Fun Run: $5 if postmarked by March 23. After that, $10 on race day. Registration for Fun Run will be closed once the number of entries matches the number of ribbons available.

5k Awards:

  • Overall Male & Female winners
  • 13 & Under: 3M, 3F
  • 14 – 19:  3M, 3F
  • 20 – 29:  3M, 3F
  • 30 – 39:  3M, 3F
  • 40-49:  3M, 3F
  • 50-59:  3M, 3F
  • 60-69:  3M, 3F
  • 70+: 3M, 3F

Click here for information on how to become a sponsor for this event.

Click here for a PDF of a flyer for the race.

Questions? Contact Myrna Fuchs at myrnashfuchs@gmail.com.

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