5k Summer Series
Mark your calendar for the 5k Summer Series race #2
Race #2 in the series will be run on Wednesday, May 1 at 7 pm. The series takes place on the Circle of Progress at the Sly Fox Brewery in Pottstown. Because of the looped course, your fans can cheer you on four times in one race!
All races in the series are on the first Wednesday (except for July) of each month at 7 pm as follows: 5/1; 6/5; 7/10; 8/7; and 9/4.
Click here for an application to run an individual race in the series. Runners who sign up for the whole series get a 1/4 zip pullover performance jacket. For each race, entrants 21 and over get a free beer afterwards.
Runner of the Month
I am so very honored and humbled to be February’s Runner of the Month. The Sly Fox Track Club has introduced me to so many supportive runners in my community that I would not have otherwise found. I am proud to call them my friends.
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The 4th Annual Pottstown Half Marathon is History
Thank you to all of the runners, volunteers, police, medical and fire department personnel, sponsors, donors, residents and spectators.
What beautiful weather to have everyone come together to create a memorable day. We look forward to seeing everyone next year.
SFTC member Dave Derosa passed away on July 4th after running a race. He was 45 and leaves behind a wife and three children. Dave succumbed while doing what he loved – running and inspiring his family to follow a healthy lifestyle.
Dave took up running eight years ago as part of a science fair project at the school where he was a 5th grade teacher. Since then, he has competed in races of all distances up to the half marathon with plans to complete a marathon this year. A longer term goal was to run in all 50 states and parts of Europe.
Please keep his wife, Wendy, and children in your thoughts.
Those wishing to donate in Dave’s name should contribute to the Dave DeRosa Memorial Fund at the College Settlement Camp of Philadelphia. Donations may be sent to 600 Witmer Road, Horsham, PA 19044 or online at collegesettlement.org/how-you-can-help