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BCIU Apple a Day 5k & Family Fun Run/Walk

BCIU Apple a Day 5k & Family Fun Run/Walk

to benefit the United Way of Berks County

**IMPORTANT EVENT UPDATE**

Due to the current COVID-19 health crisis and Penn State Berks campus closure, the BCIU Apple a Day 5k and Family Fun Run/Walk scheduled for Friday, May 1, 2020, at 6 p.m. has been CANCELED. When a future date to hold the event is determined, this page will be updated. Thank you for your understanding.

Join us on Friday, May 1, 2020, at 6 p.m. at Penn State Berks for a 5k race to benefit the United Way of Berks County. Not a competitive runner? The Family Fun Run/Walk begins at 6:30 p.m. Whether you are looking to compete or enjoy a walk on Penn State Berks’ scenic campus, come out and have fun while supporting your local community!

QUESTIONS? CONTACT:
Amelia Krotee, Race Director
610-987-8467 | amekro@berksiu.org

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Location, Times, & Awards

LOCATION & TIMES

Penn State Berks
2080 Tulpehocken Road | Reading, PA 19610

5:00 p.m.     Registration/number pick-up
6:00 p.m.     5k starts
6:30 p.m.     Family Fun Run/Walk starts

Wheel-measured course goes throughout campus on paved surfaces. The race is two loops for the 5k, and one loop for the Family Fun Run/Walk. Indoor facilities (with bathrooms) near the start/finish. Plenty of free parking. Professionally timed by Pretzel City Sports. Refreshments. Rain or shine. No refunds or mailed awards.

AWARDS

5k: Trophy for top male and female runners in addition to awards for the top three males and females in each of the following age brackets:

14 & under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+

*Optional registration/number pickup available on Thursday, April 30, at the Berks County Intermediate Unit Main Office (1111 Commons Blvd., Reading) from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Entry Fees for

FAMILY FUN RUN/WALK

GENERAL PUBLIC

$25, if postmarked by Friday, April 17, includes t-shirt. After April 17, and including race day, $30 while shirts last, $20 when gone. (Mail-in or online registration available.)

EVENT PARTNERS & STUDENTS

$20, if postmarked by Friday, April 17, includes t-shirt. After April 17, t-shirts not guaranteed. Must be an employee of the BCIU, Penn State Health, Penn State Berks, or the United Way of Berks County. Students must be 21 years of age or under. (Mail-in or online registration available.)

Optional ONLINE registration available at www.pretzelcitysports.com.
(Nominal processing fee applies, closes on Wednesday, April 29, at midnight.)

Entry Fees for

FAMILY FUN RUN/WALK

$10 per person if postmarked by Friday, April 17, includes t-shirt. After April 17, and including race day, $10 while shirts last, $5 when gone.

(Mail-in registration ONLY. Each family member must complete for. Please mail all forms and payment in one envelope.)

Family Fun Run Walk

EVENT ACTIVITIES

FUN ITEMS

  • "Swag Bags" for All Participants
  • Glow Sticks
  • Smoothie Station
  • Photo Backdrop
  • Student DJ Playing Music

PENN STATE HEALTH ST. JOSEPH HEALTH4CAST

Our past runners and walkers have loved this! Before or after your run, be sure to visit our free, mobile HEALTH4cast lab. In 20 minutes or less, we’ll take your blood pressure, blood sugar, cholesterol, BMI and assess your risk for Type 2 Diabetes. There is no need to fast or other preparation for the screening. You will get real time results and sit down with a Nurse Navigator to discuss ways you can improve your health. Plus, learn about the FIT150 Fitness Program to keep you moving!

THANK YOU TO OUR GENEROUS EVENT PARTNERS:

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