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Trinity Presbyterian Church announces 8th Annual 5K Run/Walk Event

(Berwyn, PA) Trinity Presbyterian Church of Berwyn announces its eighth annual 5K Run/Walk and Pancake Breakfast and free children's fun run.  The family friendly community 5K event is scheduled for Saturday, November 4th at 9:00 AM and is open to the public.  The children's fun run will start at 8:45 AM.  The church created this event six years ago to commence its 150th Anniversary which was observed in 2013.  Last year the event drew more than 140 participants from throughout the Philadelphia Main Line area, ages ranging from 4 to 79, involved in running and walking through the neighborhoods and rolling hills of Berwyn, and enjoying the community of fellow runners, walkers, and families during the pancake breakfast.

The 5K (3.1 mile) course starts at the church, winds through the village of Berwyn, and ends at the church.  The event is followed by a free pancake breakfast with live music.  You can register for the event at the church, or online at www.berwyntrinity5K.org.  Deadline for online registration is Thursday, November 2nd.  Participants can also register on site starting at 7:45 AM on race day.  Registration fee per Adult runner/walker is $25, $30 on race day.  Registration for Children (15 & under) is $15, $20 on race day.  Long sleeve performance event shirt guaranteed to all who register by October 29th, others while they last.  Free childcare is available for race participants.

There will be an awards ceremony in Fellowship Hall in the church at 10:15 AM to recognize runners/walkers at various levels of participation.  $150 cash prizes for first place male and female winners, and commemorative medals for male and female age group winners in 8 age groups.  Medals will also be given to all children who participate in the event.

Proceeds from this event will go toward local and international community outreach projects including:

Further information about the race and available sponsorship opportunities can be obtained by visiting the race website at www.berwyntrinity5K.org, or by contacting Trinity Presbyterian Church at 640 Berwyn Avenue, Berwyn, PA, 19312, phone 610-644-0932.