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Part of the Bucks 5k Series

Celebrating our 22nd year with the Bucks 5K Series, the Y RUN 5k/Strength Walk and 1-mile Fun Run serves as a celebration of impact the Y makes in our community. Whether it's your first 5k or you're an experienced racer, the Y RUN is a great way to show your support for Central Bucks Family YMCA and be a part of the community you love.

Race Date: May 20, 2017

Race Location: Delaware Valley University 700 E. Butler Ave., Doylestown, PA 18901

Pre-Registration: give.cbfymca.org or www.bucks5kseries.com until midnight on May 12, 2017 (price is $25) EXTENDED to Monday, May 15 when you register through at give.cbfymca.org   Pre-registration period has ended.

Walk in Registration Available: Friday, May 19 (5:00-7:00pm) and Saturday, May 20 (3:00 to 5:00pm) at Del Val University (price is $35)

Early Packet Pick-up Available:  Friday, May 19 (5:30-7:00pm)

Babysitting Registration: Child care is available but you must pre-register at the Y's Welcome Center or by phone at 215.348.8131, x0


  • Tech shirts guaranteed for all 5K participants and t-shirts for fun run participants registered by 4/20/2017.
  • Indoor bathroom facilities available on campus.
  • Child care available on site at Delaware Valley University from 4:30pm to 6:30pm for nominal charge. Must pre-register through the Y. Spectator friendly finish line!
  • Post race fun at Delaware Valley University! Celebrate with family & friends after race. Join us for food, available for purchase from an assortment of food trucks, DJ and libations. Runners 21 and older will receive 1 their 1st beer free with their 5k Race bib. Must show valid id for beer!
  • OR meet up at Chambers for a post-race hydration party! Runners 21 and older receive a free beer or well drink with their race bib!
  • Spectator friendly finish line

5K AGENDA facebook group

3:30 PM Walk-in Registration and Bib Pick-Up Begins
4:30 PM Child care (race babysitting) opens (must be pre-registered)
4:30 PM Fun Run Registration and Bib Pick-Up Closes
5:00 PM One Mile  Fun Run begins
5:00 PM Race Registration and Bib Pick-Up Closes
5:30 PM Y Run 5K begins
5:40 PM 5K Strength Walk begins
AFTER RACE Awards Ceremony Begins
8:00pm or after Chambers 19/The Other Side post-race hydration party (show your bib for free drink)


3:30 PM Fun Run walk-in registration and bib pick up opens
4:30 PM Fun Run registration closes
5:00 PM Fun Run starts

Awards: immediately following race.  One overall male and female winner and one male and female age-graded master winner.  Awards for the first 3 runners in each age group, male and female, in 5- year increments beginning with under 12 and ending with over 80.

Fees: $25 at least 7 days before the 5k race, $35 within 7 days before the race, $15 .

Family discount — $25 for first 2 runners, then $15 for each additional runner. Pre-registration only, through series website only.

Please note: All races will be staged rain or shine.  No refunds available

Post Event Food Truck Celebration

Join us at the post-race celebration with some of our favorite food trucks including:

Doylestown Brewery
Racers age 21+ can show race bib for a free beer at the truck!

Sum Pig

Nina's Waffles

fun run map

Thank you to our race sponsors:


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