Strawberry Day 5k & Festival 2017

Run the National Running Center’s Strawberry 5k or cheer on your favorite runner.

To sign up to run the Strawberry 5k, click here.

Strawberry Day 5K and Festival Schedule

5K Race – 9:00 a.m. on Davis Street
Kids’ Run – 10.00 a.m. on Davis Street
The Strawberry Festival – 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Spring St. and at the Crossroads Church
Food and Vendors – 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Kids’ Crafts – 9 a.m. to noon
Jaya Yoga for kids – 9:30 a.m. near the start of the race
Face Painting – 10:00 a.m. to noon
Race Award Ceremony – approximately 10:30 a.m.
Old Man River Band – 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Downtown Scavenger Hunt – 10:oo a.m. to noon

After the race join The Gathering Place’s Strawberry Festival, shop an open market vendor fair, featuring local vendors offering strawberry-themed goodies and other products. Enjoy The Gathering Place’s yogurt-granola-strawberry treats and strawberry lemonade and recharge. 

We have 

  • games for the kids at The Gathering Place 
  • face painting  sponsored by the ABPA
  • kids’ crafts at Crossroads Church sponsored by the Abington Community Library
  • strawberry superhero, Sparkle Strawberry and her sidekick, Vine
  • Scavenger Hunt for kids sponsored by ABPA

Entry forms for the Scavenger Hunter may be picked up at Crossroads Church from 9 AM on. Participants can enjoy visiting local businesses and finding the giant strawberries in eight of those shops.         Completed scavenger forms should be turned in at Crossroads or TGP by 12.  

Local businesses have donated great prizes, including fresh strawberry pies made by Breads-a-Plenty, for scavenger hunt winners. 

The Old Man River Band will be performing in The Gathering Place throughout the morning. Come on down and celebrate the summer with friends and neighbors.

The vendors that will be participating are:

Pallman’s Hillside Farm
Annie’s Country Kitchen
Sutton’s Family Skin Care
Appalachian Service Project
PA MENTOR program
Abington Art Studio
Balance from Within Yoga and Wellness
The Key to your Art Studio