Teddy Bear Trot

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Join the 6th annual Teddy Bear Trot hosted by Fleet Feet to benefit Opportunity House

When: Saturday February 10, 2023, 10:00 AM

Where: Sly Fox event venue Eight-Twenty at the Mills which is behind the Sly Fox Wyomissing Taphouse

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The Teddy Bear Trot is the perfect blend of running and giving back to our community. All participants are asked to bring a brand NEW Teddy Bear to the event. Participants then join us as we run the bears to the Opportunity House in Reading for them to use in their Learning Center.  After making our donations, we will continue on route to finish our 4 mile fun run. We will start and finish our run at Sly Fox event venue Eight-Twenty at the Mills which is behind the Sly Fox Wyomissing Taphouse. This is not a race but rather a social group run to give back to our community. Walkers are welcome. There will be a shorter route that is just over 2 miles for anyone who doesn’t wish to complete the 4 mile loop.

The $15.00 charge for this event will be entirely donated to Opportunity House as they continue to serve our homeless community.  Additional monetary donations will be accepted at the event and will be given to Opportunity House to support their endeavors. We will also be collecting non-perishable foods and blankets at the start of the run at Sly Fox to donate as well.

Everyone will have a chance to wear-test Karhu shoes, an exclusive Fleet Feet product. Karhu is Finnish for the word, Bear, making their brand a perfect partner for this event!  Fleet Feet will also donate 15% of the sales of any Karhu shoes sold between February 11-20 to the Opportunity House. You will receive a $10.00 coupon for this time frame for a pair of Karhu’s at Fleet Feet West Reading.

Runners will be sent to Opportunity House to make our donations in 3 groups.  Groups will depart at 10:00, 10:10 and 10:15 to donate the teddy bears.  Please take a look at the pace ranges for each group and sign up for the time that best suits your abilities.

10:00am – Walkers and 13+ minute milers

10:10am – 10-12 minute milers

10:15am – 8-10 minute milers

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:

 

Fleet Feet West Reading at (610) 320-9097

OR

Stacy Perlaki, Opportunity House Development Director
Email: sperlaki@opphouse.org or phone: 610-374-4696, ext. 231

 

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FOR MORE INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:

Fleet Feet West Reading at (610) 320-9097

OR

Stacy Perlaki, Opportunity House Development Director
Email: sperlaki@opphouse.org or phone: 610-374-4696, ext. 231

 

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