Wednesday Night Runs: August ’21 Locations

Post-run gatherings continue in August as our generous members host!

If you’re able to stick around after the run, please bring your favorite food, beverage, or dessert. If you can, bring an extra lawn chair so that we’ll all be able to kick back and relax!

Here are the locations and hosts for July:

–August 4:  We will run from Wilson West Middle School. Park near the track. Post-run gathering hosted by Dan Nevins (60 North Carolina Ave, Sinking Spring).

–August 11:  We will run from the Brentwood Trailhead for the Thun Trail. Post-run gathering at Mimmo’sBring a new runner out!!!!!​​​

–August 18: We will run from Tania Salaneck’s residence (1211 Earl Rd, Leesport). Post-run gathering to follow at the same location.

–August 25: We will run from Steve and Jane’s residence (515 Brownsville Rd, Sinking Spring). This will be a trail run on the Blue Marsh trails. Post-run gathering to follow at the same location

ALL RUNS START AT 6:15pm.

Wednesday Night Runs: July HOSTS and locations!

by Phil Lechner

Starting in July, we are going to have post-run hosting taking place!

If you’re able to stick around after the run, please bring your favorite food, beverage, or dessert. If you can, bring an extra lawn chair so that we’ll all be able to kick back and relax!

Also, we will be restarting our bi-monthly charity runs this month, in order to benefit local organizations.

Here are the locations and hosts for July:

July 7:  We will run from Trout Run Sports Complex in Exeter. Post-run gathering hosted by Lenny Burton (221 Gibraltar Rd, Reading)

July 14:  We will run from the Wyomissing Quarry Soccer Fields. Post-run gathering at Paolo’s Restaurant and Bar. Bring a new runner out!!!!!  ***Charity run benefitting local animal shelters (bring dry/wet food, litter, treats, blankets, etc)​​​

July 21: We will run from SOUTHERN END of Rustic Park (2000 Hay Creek Rd, Birdsboro). NOTE: THIS IS THE OPPOSITE END of Rustic. WE NEVER RAN FROM THIS END BEFORE! Listed as “Old 82 & Parking Area” on Google Maps. Post-run gathering hosted by Kim Drake (454 Alleghenyville Rd, Mohnton)

July 28: We will run from Larry and Missy Drogo’s residence (1450 Schoffers Rd, Birdsboro), with the post-run gathering to follow at the same location

ALL RUNS START AT 6:15pm.

Wednesday Night Runs (June 2021 locations)

Turnout is rising for our Wednesday Night Runs! And we have a couple new locations to check out this month. Come run with us!

June 2: Antietam Middle Senior High School (Run the scenic trails in Antietam Lake Park)

June 9: Schuylkill River Trail, Angstadt Lane Trailhead, (Located off 724, near the I-176 interchange, this trailhead has access to the flat, easy Schuylkill River Trail OR the more challenging trails on Gibraltar Hill. Also, it’s BRING A NEW PACER night! All abilities welcome!)

June 16: Monocacy Hill Recreation Area, Birdsboro (Trail run, with nearby Island Pizza for post-run refueling!)

June 23: Hamburg Area High School (New location! Park by the track. We’ll explore the trails in Kaercher Creek Park. 1787 Brewery is nearby for post-run refueling.)

June 30: Schuylkill Valley High School, Leesport (New location! Park to the right of the building. Road and trail run options.)

Reminder: We need everyone to sign in (and sign a waiver) before EACH Wednesday Night Run. Make sure you familiarize yourself with the GROUP RUN GUIDELINES AND WAIVER before attending.

Wednesday Night Runs (May 2021 Locations)

April ended with a HOT night at Blue Marsh. Is it summer already? Get your sunscreen and bug spray out; bring an extra water bottle, and come run with us on Wednesday!

Reminder: We need everyone to sign in (and sign a waiver) before EACH Wednesday Night Run. This is necessary for our insurance and for contact tracing (if necessary). Make sure you familiarize yourself with the GROUP RUN GUIDELINES AND WAIVER before attending.

May 5: Shillington Park (by the pool)

May 12: Brentwood Trailhead, Reading (Bring a New Pacer)

May 19: 1454 Oak Ln, Reading (Mt Penn trails–on-street parking on Oak Ln and Amity St)

May 26: Trout Run Sports Complex, Exeter

Wednesday Night Runs: April, 2021 Locations

We have daylight and warmer temps now–sounds like a good time to “Bring a New Pacer” to Wednesday Night Run! Starting this April, each 2nd Wednesday will be “Bring a New Pacer” night, starting at the Brentwood trailhead for the Thun Trail. This central location offers an easy out-and-back option for runners who want to do any distance at any pace–no need to worry about getting lost or left behind. Come run with us! All are welcome!

To keep these runs safe, it’s very important that we practice appropriate protocol. Please wear a mask for the pre-run sign-in and please maintain 6 feet of separation from other runners.

Reminder: We need everyone to sign in (and sign a waiver) before EACH Wednesday Night Run. This is necessary for our insurance and for contact tracing (if necessary). Make sure you familiarize yourself with the GROUP RUN GUIDELINES AND WAIVER before attending.

April 7: Rustic Park, Birdsboro

April 14: Brentwood Trailhead, Reading (Bring a New Pacer)

April 21: Scott’s Run Lake, French Creek State Park, Elverson

April 28: Blue Marsh Stilling Basin (upper lot), Leesport

Wednesday Night Runs: March, 2021 Locations

Daylight awaits — let’s spring forward together!

To keep these runs safe, it’s very important that we practice appropriate protocol. In addition to bringing a headlamp and wearing reflective gear, remember to wear a mask for the pre-run sign-in and to maintain 6 feet of separation from other runners.

Reminder: We need everyone to sign in (and sign a waiver) before EACH Wednesday Night Run. This is necessary for our insurance and for contact tracing (if necessary). Make sure you familiarize yourself with the GROUP RUN GUIDELINES AND WAIVER before attending.

–March 3: Home Depot, 1731 Crossing Dr., Wyomissing

–March 10: Weis Supermarket, 2020 N. 13th St., Reading, PA

–March 17: Brentwood Trailhead, Morgantown Rd., Reading

–March 24: John Bartram Trailhead, Kernsville Dam Rd., Hamburg

–March 31: Nolde Forest, 3025 New Holland Rd, Reading (Lot TBA)

Wednesday Night Runs: February 2021 Locations

By the time we run our first Wednesday in February, we should know if spring is just around the corner, or if we’ll have to slog through six more weeks of winter!

To keep these runs safe, it’s very important that we practice appropriate protocol. In addition to bringing a headlamp and wearing reflective gear, remember to wear a mask for the pre-run sign-in and to maintain 6 feet of separation from other runners.

Reminder: We need everyone to sign in (and sign a waiver) before EACH Wednesday Night Run. This is necessary for our insurance and for contact tracing (if necessary). Make sure you familiarize yourself with the GROUP RUN GUIDELINES AND WAIVER before attending.

–February 3: Wyomissing Quarry Soccer Fields, Old Wyomissing Rd, Wyomissing

–February 10: Oley Valley High School, 17 Jefferson St, Oley

–February 17: Cumru Elementary School, 601 Philadelphia Ave, Reading

–February 24: Alvernia University, Lot by Greenway Terrace and Adams St., Reading

Wednesday Night Runs: January 2021 Location

Our weekly group runs continue into 2021! To keep these runs safe, it’s very important that we practice appropriate protocol. In addition to bringing a headlamp and wearing reflective gear, remember to wear a mask for the pre-run sign-in and to maintain 6 feet of separation from other runners.

Reminder: We need everyone to sign in (and sign a waiver) before EACH Wednesday Night Run. This is necessary for our insurance and for contact tracing (if necessary). Make sure you familiarize yourself with the GROUP RUN GUIDELINES AND WAIVER before attending.

–January 6: Reading Muhlenberg Career and Technology Center, 2615 Warren Rd, Reading

–January 13: Stoudts Ferry Park, Tuckerton Rd, Muhlenberg

–January 20: GIANT, 2104 Van Reed Rd, West Lawn, PA

–January 27: Antietam Middle Senior High School, 100 Antietam Rd, Reading

Wednesday Night Runs: December 2020 Locations

How can we get through this dark winter without our Wednesday Night Runs?

To make sure we’re able to do so, it’s very important that we practice appropriate safety protocol. In addition to bringing a headlamp and wearing reflective gear, remember to wear a mask for the pre-run sign-in and to maintain 6 feet of separation from other runners.

Reminder: We need everyone to sign in (and sign a waiver) before EACH Wednesday Night Run. This is necessary for our insurance and for contact tracing (if necessary). Make sure you familiarize yourself with the GROUP RUN GUIDELINES AND WAIVER before attending.

–December 2: Exeter High School (meet by the auditorium at the rear of building): 201 E 37th St, Reading

–December 9: Muhlenberg High School: 400 Sharp Ave, Reading

–December 16: Wyomissing High School: 630 Evans Ave, Wyomissing

–December 23: LA Fitness: 1183 Berkshire Blvd, Wyomissing

–FRIDAY, December 25: HOLIDAY RUN — Nolde Forest, Sawmill Parking Lot, 8:30am

–December 30: Reading High School (Hampden Park): 801 N 13th St — trail adventure on Mt Penn for the brave!

Wednesday Night Runs: November 2020 locations

Hello darkness, my old friend; I’ve come to run with you again!

Bring a headlamp and wear reflective gear!

Reminder: We need everyone to sign in (and sign a waiver) before EACH Wednesday Night Run. This is necessary for our insurance and for contact tracing (if necessary). Make sure you familiarize yourself with the GROUP RUN GUIDELINES AND WAIVER before attending.

–November 4: VF Outlet (across from Sly Fox): 739 Reading Ave, West Reading

–November 11: Oley Valley High School: 17 Jefferson St, Oley

–November 18: Alvernia University–Greenway Terrace Lot: Greenway Terrace, Reading

–November 25: Wilson Southern Middle School: 3100 Iroquois Ave, Reading