5K Run

Our annual 5K Run will take place on Sunday, September 24, 2017 at Reading Area Community College - 2nd and Penn Streets, Reading PA. The course is a flat run through a course marked on and around the campus of RACC. There is also a ½ mile Fun Run for the kids! (Please be sure to register your children before the event so we have enough goodie bags for everyone.)

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Michael H. Wise II Memorial 5k Run & Kiddie Kop ½ Mile Kids Fun Run & “Top Cop” Award Categories

LOCATION: Reading Area Community College (RACC) Student Center, 2nd & Penn Streets, Reading, PA. Take Penn Street exit off Rt. 422 & cross bridge into Reading.  RACC is at end of bridge on right.

TIME: Registration opens at 9:00am. 5K steps off at 10:00am and Fun Run at approximately 11:00am.

DETAILS: T-shirt guaranteed to all pre-entries of 5K. Late and day-of entries receive shirt on first come, first served basis. Small prize for Fun Run finishers. Refreshments, great parking, time clock at finish & instant results. Rain or shine. No refunds or mailed awards. Results on www.pretzelcitysports.com in 48-72 hours. Benefits Michael H. Wise, II Memorial Foundation which honors the life of fallen Reading City Police Officer Michael H. Wise, II, who died in the line of duty in June 2004.

COURSE: FAST, wheel-measured course on closed streets and shaded asphalt trail.  GREAT place to PR!   

OPEN AWARDS: Separate awards for the top two males and females plus:

18 & under: 3M, 3F
19 - 29: 3M, 3F 
30-39: 3M, 3F 
40-49: 3M, 3F
50-59: 3M, 3F
60 & over: 3M, 3F
Kids Fun Run: Small prize for all finishers.


LAW ENFORCEMENT AWARDS: "TOP COP" to Fastest Law Enforcement runner overall plus: 
18-39: 2M, 2F    
40+: 2M, 2F
(winners also eligible for open awards)

ENTRY: For 5K, $25 if postmarked by Sept. 13.  $30 after deadline including race day.   For Fun Run, $4 if postmarked by Sept. 13.  $5 after deadline including race day. No shirts for fun run.

MAIL CHECK PAYABLE TO “Michael H. Wise II Memorial Fund” & FORM BELOW TO: Pretzel City Sports, 112 W. 36th St., Reading, PA 19606. Director: Ron Horn: (610) 779-2668 or rhornpcs@aol.com or www.pretzelcitysports.com

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