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YMCA of Bucks County 5K Held Virtually in 2021


YMCA of Bucks County is proud to celebrate the Bucks 5K Series as they celebrate 25+ years in Bucks County. This year, the Y will host their race in a fun, virtual format.  

The official race day of Bucks County Strong 5K  is May 16, 2021 but participants may run or walk their 5K distance anytime between May 9-17, tracking time with the running app of their choice. The top three male and female finishers will receive YMCa duffle/gym bags. 

“We are thrilled that the Bucks 5K Series will take place this year,”  said Michele Zosulis, race director. “The Y is offering our race in a unique, virtual format as we hopefully near the end of  pandemic restrictions in Pennsylvania.”

Proceeds from the race will benefit the Ys Operation Compassion Recovery fund, benefiting the community including financial assistance, homeless showers and meals, and child care, and funded through the generosity of donors. Series sponsors including Advanced Spine and Sports Chiropractic, Fred Beans Family of Dealerships, Marvic Supply, Bucks County Orthopedic Specialists, Marshall Financial Group, Penn Community Bank, Bucks County Road Runners, Jarrett Vaughan Builders, Mind Your Design, Delaware Valley University and Doylestown Healthy.  

In addition to series sponsors, YMCA of Bucks County also gratefully acknowledges GMG for their support of the 2021 race.

Race registration is now open on the Bucks 5K Series website at ymcabucks.org/5k2021 and closes after May 9. Bucks County Strong 5k race registration is $35 in advance. For questions about the Bucks County Strong 5K race, visit the series website or contact Michele Zosulis directly at mzosulis@ymcabucks.org.

YMCA of Bucks County is a charitable, nonprofit organization committed to strengthening communities through membership and programs that foster youth development, healthy living and social responsibility for all. Annually, the Y serves nearly 60,600 members and participants at its five member branches, six youth education centers, and eight camp locations across Bucks County. YMCA of Bucks County provides $5 million of community impact annually in the form of financial assistance to individuals and families in need and free programming for veterans, cancer survivors, older adults and more. To learn more visit ymcabucks.org.