Runner and Shoe of the Month

Runner of the Month

We could not think of anyone more fitting to be our First selection as Runner of the Month than Susan Flavin. Susan is one of the most positive and encouraging women you could ever want to be associated with. Her drive and determination to be a better athlete every single day is an inspiration to anyone who comes in contact with her.

She did not start running until she was 47 when challenged by a High School friend to do a mud run, [Read More]

Shoe of the Month

The Brooks Launch 4 is the shoe of the month. Newly updated with an extra hit of rebounding rubber under the forefoot and a redesigned heel that lets your neutral stride shine, the women’s Launch 4 offers a lightweight, responsive ride [Read More]

SFTC Summer 5k Series 2017

Registration now open for the 2017 SFTC Summer 5k Series.

All races start at 7 pm at Sly Fox Brewery, 331 Circle of Progress, Pottstown, PA 19464. Registration begins at 6 pm.

April 5
May 3
June 7
July 12
August 2
September 6

Annual Membership to SFTC is $25 and includes discounts to SFTC races.

Pottstown Half Marathon July 15, 2017

The 3rd Annual Pottstown Half Marathon will start at 7 am on Saturday, July 15, 2017.  This year features a few changes to the route.  The race will begin and end at the Sly Fox Brewery at 331 Circle of Progress, Pottstown, PA 19464.  The brewery is also the site of the packet pickup and race expo (Friday, July 14, 3 – 7 pm).  Other than some changes to the route near the river and in the east end of town, the course is much the same.  A map of the course can be found here.

Until May 31, the cost of entering the race is $70 for non-Sly Fox Track Club members and $65 for member.  After the 31st and until race day, the cost is $80.

The Pottstown Half Marathon is again the Road Runners Club of America half marathon championship race.

A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Pottstown Cluster of Religious Communities and Willing Hearts Dalmatian rescue.

You can signup online at Pretzel City Sports or download a Half Marathon application here.

We need volunteers for race day.  If you or someone you know can volunteer to help with the race, please click on the button below to go to Signup Genius to volunteer.  The racers and the Pottstown Half Marathon Committee will be grateful.

Sign Up Now!

Fork & Ale 5k Series 2017

Registration now open for the 2017 SFTC Fork & Ale 5k Series held at the Fork & Ale at 1281 E. Main Street, Douglassville (Birdsboro) on route 724 on the second Tuesday of the month through September.  

All races start at 7 pm at the Fork & Ale on route 724 in Birdsboro. Registration begins at 6 pm.

April 11
May 9
June 13
July 18
August 6
September 12

Individual race fees are $15 for non-members and $12 for Sly Fox Track Club members. Download a race application here.

Annual Membership to SFTC is $25 and includes discounts to SFTC races.

July 4th Firecracker 5k

The Sly Fox Track Club & The Reading Country Club present the Firecracker 5k on Tuesday, July 4th.  The race starts at 8 am with registration opening at 7 am.  Race to be held at the country club at 5311 Perkiomen Ave, Reading, PA 19606.

Entrants receive a voucher for a hamburger or hot dog, chips, a beer or soda, patriotic socks and a $20 coupon off shoes at Roadrunner Sports in KOP.

There will be a pre and post-race DJ, time clock at finish and instant results.  Rain or shine.

Entry fee $30 if postmarked by June 18, afterwards $35.  For members of the SFTC, those prices are $25 prior to May 31 and $30 after.  Everyone is $35 on race day.

Annual Membership to SFTC is $25 and includes discounts to SFTC races.