Register to Run/Walk

About the Race…….

The 12th annual Run4Sam Race will be held at Gring’s Mill Park in Berks County on August 18, 2019 in honor and memory of Samuel Brooklyn Reed. The event will be held rain or shine.

Registration begins at 8:00 AM
4-mi and the 10k Race Time begins at 9:30 AM
2-mile Walk Start Time: 9:45 AM
Kids Fun Run,
(approx. 1600 feet) for children 12 and under, will start after Race/Walk.

Register as an Individual or with a Team.  You and your friends, family, neighbors and/or co-workers can enter the race as a team of 5 or more for a discount. Pre-registration is required for teams. Awards to the top three teams.

Run4Sam gratefully acknowledges RoadID for supplying the runner’s bib numbers. They supply essential safety products and accessories for runners and cyclists. You can purchase these products through this link

Walkers and runners will receive Run4Sam T-shirts, while supply lasts. All kid runners will receive a fun grab bag. There will be awesome refreshments, awards for our winning runners, door prizes, raffle baskets and cool Run4Sam stuff for purchase. In the past we have had massage and Reiki stations, Ladybug the Clown to entertain the kids, and a DJ and life music to get you moving! Last year,  Grexin’ band played a post race set and got us all re-energized.

Run4Sam has been rated one of the most scenic and best-organized events around! It is a great fund raising event and fun for the whole family.

About the Course

The 4-mi and 10k wheel-measured course at Gring’s Mill Park follows the winding Tulpehocken creek on the Union Canal Towpath once used as the actual towpath where mules walked as they towed the canal boats from the area which is now the Blue Marsh Lake to Stonecliff Recreation area near Reading. The course is mostly flat, shaded cinder trail that passes by several other historic landmarks (the Gruber Wagon Works, the Wertz’s Red Covered Bridge and “Mildred”, an original house boat) along the way.


Contact us by email, or by phone: Peggy Reed, Race Director (610) 698-6165.