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Riverfront Park
Pottstown, Pennsylvania
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The inaugural Race Against Racism, a 5K color run and walk to raise awareness and support for racial justice programming and events by the YWCA Tri-County Area, will be Saturday, April 22, at Riverfront Park in Pottstown.

Early bird registration for this fun-filled event has been extended through March 15 with a $5 discount for adults and a $10 discount for families. Registration is $15 for students K-12, $35 for adults, and $70 for families (up to five people from the same household).

Registration is available online at

All participants will receive a T-shirt, sunglasses, a color packet, and finisher’s medal. T-shirts are guaranteed for registrations submitted by April 1.

Runners begin the paved, mostly flat 5K (3.1 miles) course at 8:30 a.m.; walkers begin at 9 a.m. Packet pickup begins at 7:30 a.m. place at Pottstown’s Riverfront Park Trailhead, adjacent to Schuylkill River Heritage Area offices, 140 College Drive, Pottstown.

Race Against Racism is a family-friendly event with a fun color-powder twist that celebrates health, happiness, and inclusion. The event is held as a part of YWCA USA’s national Stand Against Racism, a signature campaign to build community among those who work for racial justice and to raise awareness about the negative impact of institutional and structural racism in our communities.

YWCA Tri-County Area (YW3CA) is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all. Over the years YW programs evolved with the needs of the community. YW3CA remains a leader in women and girls’ advocacy, works to eliminate racism and empower women through quality affordable childcare, adult literacy and a host of programs to support the health and vitality of women, girls, and families.

Event Start Location
Riverfront Park Trailhead, adjacent to Schuylkill River Heritage Area offices, 140 College Drive, Pottstown.

Course Description
Paved, flat

Packet Pickup / Expo
Packet pickup begins at 7:30 a.m.

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