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2019 Series FAQ

07/25/2019 | More News

The Bucks 5K Series enjoyed another very successful year in 2019, its 24th season. The Series hosted 3445 runners and raised $137,000 for its non-profit organizations. Since 2002, the Series has raised $173 million.

The Series is a 501c(3) non-profit organization that facilitates and coordinates seven road races. These races all benefit worthy causes, provide wholesome family activities, and improve the physical fitness of our communities. There are seven races, all in the spring, and all in Bucks County. The Board of Directors is an all-volunteer organization, with no paid staff. 100% of the money earned stays locally.

Race2020 DateProceeds Benefit
Blaze of Glory 5KMarch 21stPlumsteadville Volunteer Fire Company
Bookin’ for Lookin’ 5KMarch 28thRaise awareness and funds to help individuals who are blind or visually impaired. Bucks County Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired (BCABVI) and Guiding Eyes for the Blind.
Cornerstone 5KApril 18thFriends of the Heart Institute of Doylestown Health
YMCA Bucks County Strong 5KMay 9thProceeds help to ensure that everyone in our community can access support for a healthy life from the CB Family YMCA
Doylestown 5K RaceMay 23rdDiscover Doylestown – is a non-profit organization, made up of local business and residents, that works to promote the town through events, outreach, and volunteer efforts. Our Lady of Mount Carmel School – enhance educational programs for 400 parochial school students (K-8).
Chalfont Challenge 5KJune 6thChalfont Borough’s Parks and Trail Development Program
BCRR Break-Fast 5K/10KJune 14CB Cares Educational Foundation

The races attract the fastest runners in the region, as well as entire families and rookies. The runners range in age from 3 to 80 years old. Each of the races includes a 1-mile run before the 5K races. Many of the races have special events and features for kids. The safe and secure courses are all certified to the exact 5K distance by USTAF. They feature a high-quality finish line, plus chip timing for accurate scoring and fast online results. The runners enjoy the post race festivities and the camaraderie of the running community. In 2019, the Break-Fast event also included a 10K race.

Sponsors 2019

Our loyal sponsors are critical to the success of the Bucks 5K Series. They are the leaders in their industries and communities. They include major corporations, key local businesses, and official suppliers.

Marvic Supply Company
Fred Beans Dealerships
Marshall Financial Group
Bucks County Orthopedic Specialists
Bucks County Orthodontics
Mind Your Design
Advanced Sports Chiropractic
Delaware Valley University
Bucks County Road Runners
Jarrett Vaughan Builders
Doylestown Health Urgent Care
Planet Smoothie
Bagel Barrel
EAS

Visit bucks5kseries.com for more information, or contact Dick Patterson at dickpatter@comcast.net.

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