Run For The Ages

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2022-06-26

Jun 26, 2022 at 8:30 AM

Run For The Ages

2910 New Holland Rd

Reading PA, 19607

USA

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Entry Fee $30
(Lowest or Early Registration)

Entry Fee 2 $40
(Highest or Late Registration)

Prize Money: no

Distance(s):

  • 10K

Type: Trail

Participant Limit: 300

Course Map: Download Map

Starting Elevation: 600

High Point: 900

Percent of the course on un-paved trails: 95%

First Year of the Event: 2010

Description:

This race is held annually in BEAUTIFUL NOLDE FOREST – READING, PA (A portion of the proceeds go to the Friends of Nolde Forest, a non-profit group helping to maintain Nolde Forest)

“where anybody might win the race!”

Come out for one of the few trail races on the east coast with an age graded start! Top age group performers have a legitimate shot at the overall title. Even if you aren’t out to win, the race is run on challenging yet very runnable trails in beautiful Nolde Forest, has great schwag and virtually no bottle necks. Challenge your families and coworkers to come out and compete on a “level” playing field… Hey ringers: Here’s a chance to show off a little by passing the whole pack!

What’s an age graded start? Those who have more than a few of grey hairs or have yet to hit puberty will get a head start based on age and gender. Typically the oldest female wave starts first. Then the next wave will start, based on 5 year age groups, working back toward the younger (faster?) folks. Wave starts will bounce back and forth between sexes, as the handicap derived from the World Masters Association dictates. The actual handicap for each division is posted at www.PagodaPacers.com. That means you start with your age group (call them your competition if you like). Your handicap division may or may not start with another handicap division. For example, it’s possible that 60-64 year old men might start at the same time as 50-54 year old women. Or maybe not.

How are the start waves determined? Wave start differentials are determined from a combination of age grading corrections from the World Masters Association, as well as comparing results from many local races of similar distance. The goal is to have the top finishers from as many waves as possible finish at almost the exact same time!

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Map

Past Event Dates

Held on Jun 26, 2022

Held on Jun 27, 2021

Held on Jun 28, 2020

Held on Jun 23, 2019

Held on Jun 24, 2018

Held on Jun 25, 2017

Held on Jun 26, 2016

Held on Jun 27, 2015

Held on Jun 22, 2014

Held on Jun 23, 2013

Held on Jun 24, 2012

Held on Sep 03, 2011

Event Results

View 2018 Results