16th Annual Blue Mountain Health System
5K Road Race-Walk & Kids Fun Run
Now includes a 10K Course!
presented by the Medical Staff
of the Blue Mountain Health System
Date: Saturday, May 13, 2017
Time: Registration 8:00 A.M.
10K 9:00 A.M.
5K 9:15 A.M.
Kid's Run 10:15 A.M.
Course: 5K Loop with Start/Finish at Palmerton Borough Park
Third & Franklin Ave., Palmerton PA 18071
10K course will cross over Tank Road into the West End of Palmerton
Entry fee: $25 on line registration
$30 paper application (5th family member, just $5)
$35 day of race registration
$5 for Kid's Race

Technical Running Shirts for all adults registered by April 18th. Children registered for the Fun run will receive a T-shirt

All proceeds benefit the Blue Mountain Health System.

The 5000 meter course is officially certified by the USA Track & Field Association

Race photography provided by Photography by Lynn. http://www.photobylynn.com/

PLEASE NOTE: For safety reasons bikes will not be permitted on the course at the time of the event.

"In-advance Race Packet Pick-up" will be available on Friday from 2 to 7 P.M. in the Palmerton Hospital Cafeteria on the Ground Floor


Awards will be given to the top overall male and female runner.

Stethoscopes will be awarded to the top three male & female finishers:

12 and under; 13-18; 19-29; 30-39; 40-49; 50-59; 60-69; 70 & up.

Team Competition

  • Team with the Most Finishers
  • Fastest Team

First prize in each category is a $100 check made out to a charity of the team's choosing.
Minimum of 4 members per team.

Kid's Fun Run

  • Run entirely inside the Park
  • Ages: 4 and under - 1/8 mile
  • Ages: 5 & 6 - 1/4 mile
  • Ages: 7 & 8 - 1/2 mile
  • Ages: 9 & 10 - 1 mile
  • All entrants will receive a medal

For more information contact:
    The BMHS Fund Development Office (610) 377-7350

Mail race applications to:
    BMHS Fund Development 211 N. 12th Street Lehighton, PA 18235