Pottstown’s Hobart’s Run Takes It to the River for Annual 5K on Nov. 14

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Hobart's Run by the River
Images via Hobart's Run.

The Annual Hobart’s Run 5K takes a new path this year on Sunday, November 14: The beautiful Schuylkill River trail will be the location for “Hobart’s Run By The River,” the nonprofit’s primary annual fundraiser.

Hobart’s Run By The River will provide a flat, easy run compared to the hilly course used in previous runs, looking to attract a greater number of participants—from beginners, youth and families, to seasoned 5K enthusiasts of all ages.

Registration will begin at 8 a.m. at the Riverfront Park Pavilion, located at 100 College Drive in Pottstown, and the run will begin at 9 a.m. An awards presentation for various age brackets top three male and female winners will follow at 10 a.m. in the pavilion.

Kids running at Take it to the river.
Registration will begin at 8 a.m. at the Riverfront Park Pavilion

Hobart’s Run is encouraging civic-minded businesses, nonprofits, and individuals to sponsor this popular event. 

All proceeds directly benefit Hobart’s Run community programs, with a portion supporting the Love Your Block initiative of partner organization Pottstown Community Action.

Sponsors at the $500 Gold level will receive a 4” x 4” logo or ad on the official Dry-Wick race t-shirt; $250 Silver sponsors will receive 2” x 2” recognition. 

All sponsors will receive public/social media and Hobart’s Happenings newsletter thanks for their generosity and support.

To become a sponsor and to be sure to receive the recognition noted, please fill out the sponsorship form located on the Hobart’s Run website or contact Stephanie Trauner by November 1, at stephanie@hobartsrunpottstown.org or call 610-705-1018.

Pretzel City Sports will be taking race registrations up to midnight the Wednesday before the race. Runners also may register by contacting Stephanie (see above), completing the form, or registering on the day of the race.   

The fee is $25 up to November 1; after that and on race day the fee is $30.  Please register by November 1 to be guaranteed a Dry Wick shirt in your preferred size.  

Completed forms and payment may be mailed to Hobart’s Run, 856-A. E. High St., Pottstown, PA  19464 or dropped through Hobart’s Run mail slot at the side door of the office.

Contributions to Hobart’s Run are welcomed; contributions can be made via PayPal or checks can be made payable to Hobart’s Run and mailed to the attention of Twila Fisher at 856-A. E. High St., Pottstown, PA. 19464.

See you on race day at Hobart’s Run By The River.

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