Gring’s Mill 5k/10k — Sunday, August 4


On-line registration ends on Wednesday. To be guaranteed a shirt you must register by Wednesday.

If you prefer to wait and see how you feel that day, same day registration will be available. Same day entrants will receive shirts while available.

Location is starting at the Berks County Heritage Center (1102 Red Bridge Road, Reading PA  19605), entrance from 183. There is plenty of parking.

The course is mostly flat, beautiful and scenic with a nice downhill start toward the Red Bridge. Post race food includes, pulled pork, bagels, pizza from Mangia Pizza, and ice cream and sorbet from Sweet Ride Ice Cream.

Gift bags guaranteed to all who are pre-registered for the half-mile kids’ run, Same day entrants will receive gift bags while available. There is an extra special surprise in the kid’s bag this year. 

If you are still undecided, here are a few other reasons you may want to run: All runners will receive 2 free raffle tickets (more can be purchased, so bring cash).  

Donors of door prizes include: Chester County Running Store, The Farmhouse Kitchen, Blind Hartmans Tavern, Running Start, Uberendurance Sports, Pagoda Pacers, Mimmos Restaurant, The Village Salon, Bella Italia Pizza, Root, Weis Markets, 1787 Brewing Company, Pretzel City Sports, Ganly’s Pub, Trooper Thorns, The Market at Boyer Junction, Massage Envy Spa, Van Scoy Jewelers, T8, Tino’s Pizzeria & Bar, Beulah’s Bodywork, Road ID, The Auto Spa, Sly Fox, Sweet Ride Ice Cream and Yogo Crazy. 

We also have a live band! Music by the Rockman Blues Band beginning at 9 am. 

Registration/number pickup opens at 7:30 AM. 5K/10K starts at 9:00 AM, Fun Run approx. 10:15 AM. Clock at finish, water/aid on course, instant results, and all those great raffle items. Finish in front of the historic Red Covered Bridge.

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