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RACE DIRECTORS! Reserve your crew for your 2020 event NOW!

Pretzel City Sports is now taking timing reservations for 2020 events. This fall, we have 3 dates that are 100% booked and for which we had to turn work away. We expect that the same thing could happen in the Spring of 2020, despite us having more crews than almost any timer in the East.… Continue Reading

Online Registration

PLEASE NOTE: While filling out your Online Race Registration Form, certain browsers are using “Auto Fill” and entering information that you supplied for a previous race. PLEASE Be aware of this and double check all of your answers.  – Thank you.

NOTE!!  THIS PAGE IS NOT THE PLACE TO LOCATE SPECIFIC DETAILS ABOUT A RACE. THAT INFO IS IN THE RACE APP SECTION.  THIS PAGE IS USED SOLELY TO REGISTER FOR THE EVENT AND ASSUMES THAT YOU HAVE ALREADY CHECKED OUT THE RACE’S DETAILS BEFORE COMING TO THIS PAGE TO ENTER.

Below are races for which PCS has set up Online Registration. Such races are listed in order by race date.  To enter an event, scroll down this page to its “race date” and then click on that link. This will take you instantly to the Registration Page for that race. Types of payments accepted on our site include all the major credit cards, debit cards, electronic transfers, PayPal, etc. Once your entry has been submitted and accepted,  a confirmation screen will appear This will be followed up with a Confirmation Email to the address you supplied. If you don’t get an immediate confirmation, it’s probable that it did NOT accept your entry UNLESS your security software blocks automatically generated emails or when a typo occurs in the email address that you input. If you are uncertain, as a result, of whether your entry went through, contact us via email. STRICTLY FOLLOWING THE INSTRUCTIONS AND FORMATS FOR INFO ON THE INPUT SCREENS WILL MINIMIZE THE CHANCE THAT YOU WILL BE UNSUCCESSFUL IN YOUR ATTEMPT.

While it can be somewhat cumbersome, for both legal & data collection reasons, only one entry can be done per screen input/payment process.

We are now set up to take multiple registration without leaving the site. There will still be a serv. fee for each person registered. Also, remember that your credit card statement will NOT list the name of the race; it will list Pretzel City Sports as the vendor of record. Be sure to share this with whomever pays that bill. 

For weekend races, online reg closes at Midnight, the Wed. of race week; race directors need time to download their entries and prepare their bibs/packets. Midweek races have a deadline of midnight, two days before the event (a Thurs night event’s online reg would close at midnight on Tues).  If you miss this deadline, most races allow runners to enter on race day, usually accepting cash or checks but rarely accepting credit cards. To confirm that the race you wish to enter accepts “day of” entries or to ask general questions about “day of” entry ( Are there shirts left? What time does registration open? How much is it? etc.), check out the race application on our site first, for such answers and, if not addressed on the app, contact the race director listed on the app or race calendar, NOT Pretzel City. We do not know the answers to such questions unless it is a race that we, ourselves, are holding. 

Pretzel City Sports also encourages you to contact us to set up Online Registration for your event, even if we have no affiliation with it or even if it is not a race. In the past, we have even set up online registration and payment for spin-a-thons, tennis tournaments, charity donations and wine & cheese fundraisers, just to mention a few. If you have questions pertaining to our Online Registration system, either before or after using it, click here.

2020  Berks County Bicycle Club Application/Renewal Form: Nominal service fee applies.

Virtual Race – 08/07/20-08/16/20    If You Build It, They Will Run Virtual 5k Run/Walk: Nominal service fee applies, online reg closes at 5:00 pm 8/16/20

Postponed – 08/08/20   Quarryville, PA – Solid Rock 5k and Kid’s Fun Run:  New Date 10/31 more info coming soon

PCS EVENT   08/16/20    Birdsboro, PA – Double Trouble 15k/30k Trail Runs & 30k Relay: REGISTRATION CLOSED. RACE FULL!

8/16/20 Double Trouble Shirt Only: order the shirt which will be mailed to you after the race. Orders after 7/28 are based on availability; price refunded if not available

PCS EVENT UPDATE   08/22/20    Palmerton, PA – Bouncing Buns Clothing Optional 7k Trail Run and 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk This is NOW a 5k Road Run  Shirt Only Offer Nominal service fee applies, online reg closes at midnight, the Wed of race week.

08/22/20   Coplay, PA Ironton Rail-Trail 10k Run/Walk: Nominal service fee applies, online reg closes at midnight, the Wed of race week.

08/26/20   Palmerton, PA – Hump Day 5k Series -Wednesday Night Summer Trail Series – Race 4/5:  Nominal service fee applies, online reg closes at midnight, the Mon. of race week.

CANCELLED – 08/29/20    Lebanon, PA – Salvation Army Second Harvest 5k Run/Walk: Pretzel City Sports has no involvement with the decisions relating to the event. Please check out their website for more details before contacting the Race Director with your questions

RACE ENTRY SUSPENDED for TIME BEING-race cannot get a permit-check back in a few weeks for a new date location, if possible-PCS EVENT   09/06/20   Reading, PA – Labor Pain 12 Hour Endurance Trail Run:  Nominal service fee applies. Online reg. closes at midnight, the Wed. of race week

PCS EVENT   09/09/2020    Reading, PA – Hooligan Hustle Half Way to St. Patty’s Day 5k: Nominal service fee applies. Online reg. closes at midnight, the Mon. of race week

CANCELLED – 09/12/20    Wyomissing, PA – Mind Your Health 5k Run and Family Friendly Walk: Pretzel City Sports has no involvement with the decisions relating to the event. Please check out their website for more details before contacting the Race Director with your questions

09/12/20    Quarryville, PA – Dash & Splash 5k and Kids Fun Run: Nominal service fee applies, online reg closes at midnight, the Wed of race week.

09/12/20 – 09/19/20   Lovin Life Virtual 5k and Fun Walk: Nominal service fee applies, online reg closes at 5;00 PM on Sept. 19th

CANCELLED – 09/13/20   Reading, PA – Tully TU Eco 5k Run/Walk: Pretzel City Sports has no involvement with the decisions relating to the event. Please check out their website for more details before contacting the Race Director with your questions

CANCELLED – 09/19/20    Slatington, PA – Heidelberg 5k Country Crossing:  Pretzel City Sports has no involvement with the decisions relating to the event. Please check out their website for more details before contacting the Race Director with your questions

09/20/20   Palmerton, PA – Blue Burn Trail Challenge:  Nominal service fee applies, online reg closes at midnight, the Wed of race week.

09/26/20    Lititz, PA – Friendship Community 5k Run/Walk for Capabilities and Virtual Option : Nominal service fee applies, online reg closes at midnight, the Wed of race week.

50k Cancelled 09/26/20    Gardners, PA – Ironmaster’s Challenge 50k Ultra Trail Run & 15k Challenge Trail Run/Walk: 15k Still Happening Registration has closed for the 50k and 15k. Please refer to www.ironmasterschallenge.com or Facebook for updates on this event. Stay tuned for the 2021 event details. Pretzel City Sports has no involvement with the decisions relating to the event. Please check out their website for more details before contacting the Race Director with your questions

09/30/20   Palmerton, PA – Hump Day 5k Series -Wednesday Night Summer Trail Series – Race 5/5  Nominal service fee applies, online reg closes at midnight, the Mon. of race week.

10/03/20   Oley, PA – Stop, Drop and Run 5k: Nominal service fee applies, online reg closes at midnight, the Wed of race week.

CANCELLED – 10/03/20    Phillipsburg, NJ – Saints Sprint 5k Run/Walk and Kids Fun Run: Pretzel City Sports has no involvement with the decisions relating to the event. Please check out their website for more details before contacting the Race Director with your questions

CANCELLED – 10/04/20    Souderton, PA – Souderton 5 Miler, 1 Mile Walk and Kids Fun Run: Pretzel City Sports has no involvement with the decisions relating to the event. Please check out their website for more details before contacting the Race Director with your questions

10/10/20    Lititz, PA – Corn Pickin’ 5k with 1 Mile Fun Run and Kids Dash : Nominal service fee applies, online reg closes at midnight, the Wed of race week.

10/10/20    Easton, PA – LLS/Team Decker 5k Run/Walk: Nominal service fee applies, online reg closes at midnight, the Wed of race week.

PCS EVENT   10/11/20    Reading, PA  Dumb Dutchman Half Marathon and “Half-a-Half (6.55M) races: 250 field limit for each race, nominal service fee applies, online reg closes midnight of the Wed of race week..

10/16/20   Palmerton, PA – The Glow Burn Nighttime Trail Race 5k, 10k or 15k: Nominal service fee applies, online reg closes at midnight, the Wed of race week.

10/17/20   Warminster, PA – “Crooked Billet Run” 5k Race & 5k Health Walk: Nominal service fee applies, online reg closes at midnight, the Wed of race week.

10/17/20    Danielsville, PA – K9 Cash 5k Run and 1 Mile Pet Walk: Nominal service fee applies, online reg closes at midnight, the Wed of race week.

PCS EVENT   10/18/20   Collegeville, PA – Evansburg Challenge 10 Mile & 7k Trail Race: Nominal service fee applies, online reg closes at midnight, the Wed of race week.

CANCELLED10/18/20    Reading, PA – Deaf Dash 5k Run/Walk and 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk: Pretzel City Sports has no involvement with the decisions relating to the event. Please check out their website for more details before contacting the Race Director with your questions

CANCELLED – 10/24/20    Lebanon, PA – Dash for Empowerment 5k Run/Walk:  Pretzel City Sports has no involvement with the decisions relating to the event. Please check out their website for more details before contacting the Race Director with your questions

10/24/20    Pottstown, PA – Evan’s Eleven Memorial 5k Walk/Run and Day of Kindness: Donation Page Nominal service fee applies, online reg closes at midnight, the Wed of race week.

10/25/20    Wyomissing, PA – Fitzy’s Halloween 5k Run/Walk and .3 Mile Kids Fun Run: Nominal service fee applies, online reg closes at midnight, the Wed of race week.

10/31/20   Palmerton, PA – Pumpkin Pickup 5k and 1 Mile Kids Race: Nominal service fee applies, online reg closes at midnight, the Wed of race week.

10/31/20    Denver, PA – Jan’s Daisy Dash 5k Run/Walk: Nominal service fee applies, online reg closes at midnight, the Wed of race week.

10/31/20   Quarryville, PA – Solid Rock Who’s Your Hero 5k and Kid’s Fun Run   Virtual Race Option:  Nominal service fee applies, online reg closes at midnight, the Wed of race week.

11/07/20    Pine Grove, PA – Cranberry Crawl 5k and 10K Run: Nominal service fee applies, online reg closes at midnight, the Wed of race week.

11/07/20    Manheim, PA – Pirate Run, Move Yer Booty 5k Run/Walk and 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk: Nominal service fee applies, online reg closes at midnight, the Wed of race week.

11/26/20    East Berlin, PA – East Berlin 5k Turkey Trot Run/Walk: Nominal service fee applies, online reg closes at midnight, the Wed of race week.

11/28/20   Quakertown, PA – Habitat for Humanity 5k and Kids Fun Run: Nominal service fee applies, online reg closes at midnight, the Wed of race week.

CANCELLED – 12/05/20    New Cumberland, PA – Donner Dash 5k Run/Walk: Pretzel City Sports has no involvement with the decisions relating to the event. Please check out their website for more details before contacting the Race Director with your questions

Other Pretzel City Sports Online Purchases……..

Virtual Race Promotion Package: Once Paid, please forward us your confirmation email, or email us that it has been paid to rhornpcs@aol.com, Receipt of your payment email will initiate your services, and instructional emails to follow

Gift Certificate Purchase: Once paid, please forward us your confirmation email, or email us that it has been paid to rhornpcs@aol.com, since we check this site infrequently unless told to do so. Your gift certificate is mailed upon receipt of email verifying payment has been made

eblast payments in advance of broadcast: Once paid, please email us of that fact at rhornpcs@aol.com, since we check this site infrequently unless told to do so. You may now pay for up to 4 eblasts at a time. If doing so , please make sure you fill in the approx broadcasts dates for each one. If ordering multiple eblasts, you must still send us the content 3-5 business days before the broadcast date, even if it is the same as before.

Race Application Services: Please use this site to pay for having your application posted on www.pretzelcitysports.com: Having your race application put out at races we time or having your results posted on the Pretzel City site for the next 4-5 years. After you have paid, please let us know exactly what race you have paid for, what services you have paid for and where that event is, at rhornpcs@aol.com since we do not check this file on a daily basis.