Apoca-Lititz 5K is Venture Lititz fundraiser

By on September 27, 2017

An Apoca-Lititz 5K run and after party will be held Saturday, Oct. 28, in Lititz. On-site registration begins at 8 a.m.; the race starts at 9.

The race, an out and back course through the streets of downtown Lititz and part of the Lititz/Warwick Trailway, starts and ends at Appalachian Brewing Company, 55 N. Water St.

Everyone over the age of eight who registers prior to Oct. 18 will receive a race t-shirt. Prizes will be awarded to the top three male and top three female finishers, and the top three finishers in each of the following age groups, both male and female: 19 and under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 and over.

The cost for those 18 and older is $25. Youth registration, ages nine to 17, costs $15. Kids eight and under race for free. On race day, the prices go up.

Registration for the concurrent one-mile fun run/walk (no t-shirt) costs $10.

Registration can be completed online at pretzelcitysports.com.


The after party will be sponsored by Appalachian Brewing Company. All race finishers receive free draft beverages. ID is required to drink alcohol.

Attendees can enjoy the ambiance in the tended beer garden, with a selection of brunch items available for purchase.

Costumes are encouraged for both events. Awards will be given for: scariest costume, funniest costume, and best group.

The day rounds out with Appalachian’s Harvest Fest, featuring a pig roast.

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