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Birdsboro

Daniel Boone Dash 5K/10K

Daniel Boone Dash 5K/10K
Daniel Boone Dash 5K/10K

Time & Location

Sep 29, 2024, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Birdsboro, 400 Daniel Boone Rd, Birdsboro, PA 19508, USA

About the event

The Daniel Boone Homestead Associates are excited to announce the return of the Daniel Boone Dash 5K/10K.  Registration begins at 7:30am at the Visitor Center. The race starts & finishes at the Visitor Center and will begin at 9:00am. Participants will park in the Visitor Center and Craft Shed Parking Lots. Run through the historic Daniel Boone Homestead and experience the site’s rich history on foot. Runners do one or two 5K loops around the Homestead. Let your legs determine what mileage you do at the end of the 1st loop. Snacks are available following the race. Water stop on route. The course is primarily run on the pavement.

Race awards are the same for both races: Top M & F plus top 2 M & F in the following Age Groups 15 & under, 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69 and 70+. Special award given for best dressed entrant displaying the era of the mid-1700s.

All proceeds go to support the Daniel Boone Homestead Associates and the site’s living history events and educational programs.  Entry for both events: $30 if entered by 9/1/2024 includes shirt. After that, $35 up to and including race day while shirts last, or $30 with no shirt. Make checks payable to: Daniel Boone Homestead Associates and mail to Daniel Boone Homestead Associates, Att. Daniel Boone Dash, 400 Daniel Boone Road, Birdsboro, PA 19508. Register online at www.pretzelcitysports.com. No refunds. Race is rain or shine.

The Daniel Boone Homestead is the birthplace of the famed frontiersman, born in 1734. The Boone House, constructed in three stages throughout the eighteenth century, is a 10-room stone structure fully furnished to the period and situated on 579 acres of rolling countryside. The Daniel Boone Homestead is located halfway between Reading and Pottstown, one mile north of Rt. 422 near Baumstown. The Homestead is owned by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, and daily historic operations are run by the Daniel Boone Homestead Associates, a local, nonprofit organization. If you would like more information or would like to make a donation, please contact the Daniel Boone Homestead at 610-582-4900.

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