Racin' Bacon 5K

PA Baconfest

Easton, PA – November 5, 2017

Start Time: 9 AM

 

 

Racin’ Bacon 5K Working together with the PA Bacon Fest – in Easton, PA — this is quickly becoming a local favorite. Registration includes a long-sleeved t-shirt, bacon, beer and an awesome race. Our three lead pigs will get a 30 to 60 second head start…then the race begins! Pass all three pigs and receive a special prize at the end

Event Overview

Start Time: 9 AM

 

The Racin’ Bacon 5K is a unique event held at Easton’s PA Bacon Fest.  The run begins and ends near the amphitheater at Riverside Park in Easton.  All runners receive entry to Baconfest, a long-sleeved shirt (Guaranteed if registered by October 23rd), BEER and BACON!   The race begins at 9 AM when our three pigs will take off for a 30-60 second headstart.  From there, the fun starts as runners will chase after in an effort to pass the pigs for a chance at some extra bacon!

 

In addition to prizes for “passing the pigs” age group awards will be given out to the overall winners and top 3.  Age Groups (19 and under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59 and 60+)

 

There is no special parking set aside for the race – so please plan accordingly.  Bacon Fest attracts large crowds each day, since the race begins at 9 AM, you will get an early jump on the best spots!

 

About Bacon FEST:

Located in historic Easton, PA, the PA Bacon Fest has grown into one of the region’s most popular events. With 150+ vendors, 12+ musical acts, and several stages, the two-day festival (November 4th and 5th) attracts more than 80,000 attendees. PA Bacon Fest was named one of the TOP 300 Festivals in the world by FEST300.com!! And locally, voted BEST CULINARY EVENT in Lehigh Valley Style magazine’s Best of the Lehigh Valley contest. The Fest is held Rain or Shine!

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$30 if registered by Sept 30

$35 October 1 – Race Day

Important Dates

October 23rd T-shirt guarantee cut-off

November 5th – Packet Pick-up at Starting Line (7:30 AM – 8:45 AM)

November 5th – RACE DAY (9 AM Start)

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The course will begin and end near the amphitheater off of Larry Holmes Drive.  Runners will run along the water on a mix of path and sidewalk.  Running to the 611 bridge, runners will cross the bridge on the sidewalk and make a left turn.  Runners will go through the parking lot where runners will join up with the D&L Trail.  Runners will take the D&L for about 1/2 mile before the turnaround. Runners will thenreturn to the amphitheater for an out and back style course…

After the race

Runners head to Bacon FEST

Awards will be held at 10:15 AM (42 S. 3rd Street)

Redeem ticket on race bib for Weyerbacher beer and BACON

Bacon available for runners until 11:30 AM

Key Locations

Packet Pick-up / Starting Line / Finish Line: Amphitheater at Riverside Park — 99 Larry Holmes Drive

Awards / BACON / BEER: 42 South 3rd Street

The event is rain or shine

Run Lehigh Valley reserves the right to cancel and/or alter the race in the event that natural disaster or other unforeseen circumstance prevents us from holding the race safely as planned. We will make every attempt to hold the event.  Any cancellations or changes, will be noted on the home page, race-specific page and on facebook.  In the event that a cancellation or change of date or venue is required, we are unable to provide refunds.