Wednesday Night Runs (May 2022 locations)

You can follow our Wednesday Night Runs on Facebook by going to the Pagoda Pacers Athletic Club’s Event Page. Routes for each run will be posted early each week, and guides for each route will make sure no one gets left behind.

Here’s where we’ll be in May:

May 4:  Galen Hall Golf Course (Meet at lot across the street) — Post-run gathering at Paradise By the Slice

May 11:  Muhlenberg High School ***Bring a new runner out!!! — Post-run gathering at Margherita Pizzeria

May 18:  Nolde Forest (Sawmill lot) — Post-run gathering at Liberty Ale House  ***Charity run benefitting local Animal Shelters!!!

May 25: State Hill Boat Launch — Post-run gathering at Ganly’s Irish Pub & Restaurant

ALL RUNS START AT 6:15pm.

April 2022 Meeting and Group Runs

April’s Monthly Membership meeting will be held on Thursday, April 14th, at Mohnton Fire Company Social Quarters, 100 E Summit St., Mohnton, PA 19540.  The meeting is upstairs. Enter the front door and the stairs are on your left. There is no need to ring the buzzer for entry. 

Click HERE to see the location on Google Maps.

Food and drink at 6:30pm. Meeting starts at 7:00pm. All members are welcomed.

* Members are responsible for purchasing their own beverages. Please bring cash.


Here are the locations for our upcoming Wednesday Night Group Runs:

April 6: Wilson West Middle School (meet by the track) — Eat at the Bar-B-Q Pit

April 13: SRT Brentwood Parking Lot ***bring a new runner out!!!! —  Eat at Mimmo’s

April 20: Blue Marsh (Justa Rd) — Eat at Ganly’s (maybe)

April 27: Trout Run (Exeter) — Eat at Alebrije

ALL RUNS START AT 6:15pm.

Looking ahead…

May 4:  Galen Hall Golf Course — Eat at Paradise By the Slice

May 11:  Muhlenberg High School ***Bring a new runner out!!! — Eat at Margherita

May 18:  Nolde Forest (Sawmill lot) — Eat at California Bar and Grill  ***Charity run benefitting local Animal Shelters!!!

May 25:  State Hill Boat Launch — Eat at Ganly’s

Wednesday Night Runs (March ’22 Locations)

Steve Vida and Matt Brophy have been posting and leading routes to make these runs more welcoming to new runners. If you have an idea for an interesting route from one of these locations–or if you know the neighborhood and would like to lead a group–please reach out and let us know! (Editor@pagodapacers.com)

Here’s where we’ll be in March:

March 2–Shillington Park — Post-run gathering at Flanagan’s Pub

March 9–Wyomissing Quarry Soccer Fields — Post-run gathering at Paolo’s.

March 16–John Bartram Trail, Hamburg –Post-run gathering at Copperz Brewing

March 23–Rustic Park — Post-run gathering at Italian Delite

March 30–Monocacy Hill Recreation Area — Post-run gathering at Island Pizza

ALL RUNS START AT 6:15pm.

Looking ahead…

April 6:  Wilson West — Eat at the Bar-B-Q Pit

April 13:  Brentwood Parking Lot ***bring a new runner out!!!! —  Eat at Mimmo’s

April 20:  Blue Marsh (Justa Rd) — Eat at Ganly’s (maybe)

April 27:  Trout Run (Exeter) — Eat at Alebrije

May 4:  Galen Hall Golf Course — Eat at Paradise By the Slice

May 11:  Muhlenberg High School ***Bring a new runner out!!! — Eat at Margherita

May 18:  Nolde Forest (Sawmill lot) — Eat at California Bar and Grill  ***Charity run benefitting local Animal Shelters!!!

May 25:  State Hill Boat Launch — Eat at Ganly’s

Wednesday Night Runs (February ’22 Locations)

Steve Vida and Matt Brophy have been posting and leading routes to make these runs more welcoming to new runners. If you have an idea for an interesting route from one of these locations–or if you know the neighborhood and would like to lead a group–please reach out and let us know! (Editor@pagodapacers.com)

Here’s where we’ll be in February:

February 2–Stoudts Ferry Bridge Playground — Post-run gathering TBD

February 9–Knitting Mills (VF) Lot (8th Ave and Reading Ave–opposite Sly Fox, in West Reading) ***Bring a new runner out!!!! Post-run gathering at Sly Fox.

February 16–Reading Muhlenberg Career and Technology Center—Post-run gathering TBD

February 23–Weis Markets, 13th and Rockland, Reading–Post-run gathering TBD.

ALL RUNS START AT 6:15pm.

Wednesday Night Runs (December ’21 locations)

‘Tis the season to run at night and check out the lights!

Post-run feast

Here’s where we’ll be this December:

December 1–Exeter High School — Post-run gathering at Liberty Tap Room

December 8–Wyomissing High School ***Bring a new runner out!!!! Post-run gathering at Sly Fox.

December 15–Hampden Park, Reading (next to RHS)—Christmas on the Mountain Lights!!!! Post-run gathering at the Pike Cafe.

December 22—The Home Depot, Wyomissing — Gring’s Mill Christmas Lights!!! Post-run gathering at Tino’s.

December 29–Oley Valley High School — Post-run gathering at Bella Italia.

ALL RUNS START AT 6:15pm.

Wednesday Night Runs (November ’21 Locations)

We have one more week when we get to start with a little daylight, and then it’s what…5 months of darkness? Only one way to get through it — strength in numbers. Come out and run with us!

Here’s where we’ll be this November:

Nov 3: We will run from Alvernia University. Park in Lot C off Greenway Terrace. Possible post-run at Oakbrook Brewing Company?

Nov 10: NEW runners night!!! We will run from the Wyomissing Quarry Soccer Fields. The post-run gathering will take place at Paolo’s.

Nov 17: We will run from the Knitting Mills in Wyomissing. Park in the lot off 8th Ave opposite Sly Fox. The post-run gathering will take place at Sly Fox.

Nov 24:  We will run from Antietam High School. Post-run gathering at Liberty Tap Room.

ALL RUNS START AT 6:15pm.

Wednesday night runs (October ’21 locations)

It’s officially fall, and the sun is setting earlier every week. It’s time to check the batteries in your headlamp and break out your reflective gear. We hope to see you at these upcoming group runs!

WNR didn’t stop for Ida.

Oct 6:  We will run from Justin Horst’s residence (112 Maple Ave, Shillington). The post run gathering will follow at the same location. Please bring your favorite food, beverage, or dessert.

Oct 13:  NEW runners night!!! We will run from the Brentwood parking lot for the Schuylkill River Trail on Morgantown Road. The post-run gathering will take place at Mimmo’s.

Oct 20: We will run from the John Bartram Trail parking lot in Hamburg. The post-run gathering will take place at the Westy.

Oct 27:  We will run from Stoudts Ferry Bridge Park in Muhlenberg. Post-run gathering TBD.

ALL RUNS START AT 6:15pm.

Wednesday Night Runs (September ’21 Locations)

The days are getting shorter–enjoy these last few unburdened WNRs before we have to start breaking out the head lamps!

On the weeks that fellow club members host, 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 September:

–September 1:  We will run from Jon and Cathy Durand’s house (2419 Laurel Rd, Reading)–one block from Wilson HS. This will be a road run, and the post-run gathering will follow at the same location.

–September 8:  We will run from the Wyomissing Quarry Soccer Fields. Post-run gathering at Paolo’sBring a new runner out!!!!!​​​

–September 15: We will run from Nolde Forest (Sawmill Lot–overflow at Church Rd lot). Post-run gathering to follow at Ryan Watts’s house (5 Glen Hollow Ct, Reading).

–September 22: We will run from Beth and Tom’s residence (3 Marlin Ave, Wernersville). This will be a road run, with the post-run gathering to follow at the same location

–September 29: We will run from the Stilling Basin at Blue Marsh (UPPER LOT by Palisades Drive). Post-run gathering will be at Lisa Domeshek’s domicile (364 Sweitzer Rd, Sinking Spring).

ALL RUNS START AT 6:15pm.

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.