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🚒 Blaze of Glory 5k

Doylestown Pickleball was happy to be the 🏁 Finish Line Sponsor of the 🏃🏃‍♀️Blaze of Glory 5K to benefit the 🚒 Plumstead Volunteer Fire Department .



The blaze of glory 5K is an annual 5K race, which is part of the Bucks 5K series

Join Us for the Plumsteadville Blaze of Glory 5K!

For the 17th consecutive year, we’re thrilled to host our community 5K road race—an event that has become a cherished tradition in our area. As the inaugural race in the Bucks 5K Series, the Blaze of Glory 5K aims to support the dedicated volunteers of the Plumsteadville Volunteer Fire Company.

 

Why You Should Be Part of This Special Day:


  • Community Spirit: Our neighborhoods, local businesses, and athletes unite to celebrate our remarkable first responders.

  • Fitness Fun: Whether you’re a seasoned runner or just love a good walk, this event is all about enjoying fitness together.

  • Showcasing Plumsteadville: Let’s shine a spotlight on our wonderful Plumsteadville community.


Supporting Our Local Heroes: All proceeds from the race directly benefit the Plumsteadville Volunteer Fire Company. These brave volunteers have faithfully served our community for an impressive 93 years. Covering parts of both Plumstead and Bedminster Townships, they respond to approximately 325 emergency calls annually—ranging from house fires to auto accidents, rescues, brush fires, and more.


Where Your Contributions Go:

  • Safety Gear: Outfitting a single firefighter with essential safety equipment costs over $5,500.00.

  • Air Packs: An additional expense of $8,500.00 per air pack ensures their safety during critical moments.

  • Fire Truck Replacement: The cost to replace a fire truck falls between $650,000 and $800,000.


A Heartfelt Thank You: Your support honors our local heroes—the Plumsteadville Volunteer Fire Company. We look forward to seeing you at the start/finish line!


Looking for more races in the area: 

The Bucks 5K Series is a series of seven Bucks County races supporting various local charities and organizations. By registering for the entire series, you can get some exclusive benefits: 


  • Savings: Register for three or more races and get a discount on the entry fees.

  • Awards: Earn points for each race and compete for the overall series awards in your age group.

  • Swag: Receive a custom medal and a performance shirt for each race you complete.

  • Prizes: Enter the raffle for a chance to win gift cards, merchandise, and other goodies.


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