News Release

Trinity Presbyterian Church announces 9th Annual 5K Run/Walk Event

(Berwyn, PA) Trinity Presbyterian Church of Berwyn announces its ninth annual 5K Run/Walk, Pancake Breakfast, and free children's fun run.  The family friendly community 5K event is scheduled for Saturday, November 3rd at 9:00 AM and is open to the public.  The children's fun run will start at 8:45 AM.  The church originally created this event to commence its 150th Anniversary celebrations which was observed in 2013, and continues the community involved fundraising event for local and national Outreach efforts.  Last year the event drew more than 130 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 Friday, 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 27th, 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.

A majority of the proceeds from this years event will help feed needy families in the Berwyn Area through our Caring Cupboard Program.

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.