Sunday, November 19, 2017

Pottsgrove Toss Your Turkey 5K Set for Nov. 23

Pottsgrove High School Cross Country will present the 7th Annual Toss Your Turkey 5K on Thursday, Nov. 23, starting at 8:30 a.m.

Online Registration: is at

Long-sleeve tech shirts will be provided to the first 500 registrants.

The race, which is chip-timed, offers cash prizes to the first and second male and female.

A one-mile "family run" will be held at 9:10 a.m.

The race begins at  Montgomery County Community College, 101 College Drive, Pottstown, PA.

Day of registration and day of packet pick up starts at 7 a.m.

Yes, you can literally toss a turkey at this race.
GIMMICK ALERT: All entrants will have the opportunity to “toss” a frozen turkey (which will be
provided) from 7 until 8:20.

Male and female who tosses his/her turkey the farthest AND runs the 5k will win Saucony shoes from Chester County Running Store

AWARDS: Overall male/female winner receives $100, second place $50.

The course is very flat, wheel-measured 5K loop (80% of race on Schuylkill River Trail)

ENTRY: $25 postmarked (or on-line) by Sunday, Nov. 19, 2017. After this and race day the cost: $30.

Pre-Registered Group/Family Rate: 5 entries for $100 and $20 for each additional runner. Must be mailed in one envelope. Group/Family rates are also available to on-line entries.

Sly Fox Track Club members: special $20 pre-registered.

There is also a Kids 1 mile Fun Run for free.

Make checks payable to “Pottsgrove Cross Country” and mail them to Larry Rechtin, Pottsgrove High School, 1345 Kauffman Rd, Pottstown, PA 19464 or email to:

Top Male and Female Age Groups: (Top 3 12 and under will receive trophies)
All other groups receive awards listed below:
13-15, 16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+

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