APC Summer Soaker 5K Run/Walk

JOIN US ON SATURDAY, JUNE 29th AT 8:30!! The 6th Annual Summer Soaker 5K!

It's grown every year, and the Summer Soaker is here again, a chance to run a challenging course lined with super soakers and cooling hoses and finish with a blast of fun from a fire truck! Join us on Saturday July 22nd at 8:30 AM for the annual APC Summer Soaker 5K Run/Walk. Come out to compete or enjoy the time with friends and family as Abington Presbyterian Church welcomes the community with summer fun. An additional 300-meter fun run for the kids will start at 9:30. Kids fun runners do not have to pre-register.


APC Summer Soaker

Registration is Open!!! Come join us for the 7th Summer Soaker on July 11. Fun race. Amazing shirts. Worthy cause. Plentiful door prizes.


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APC Summer Soaker 5K Run/Walk

[02/12/20]   Announcing the date for our 7th annual APC Summer Soaker 5k -- it's just five months away on July 11, 2020 at 8:30 a.m.! Come join us for a great start to the day. Registration will open March 1, 2020. Stay tuned....

Merry Christmas and looking forward to soaking in July 2020!


APC Summer Soaker 2019

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Race Day!!!


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Online registration ends at 3 p.m. today! Last chance to save a little money before tomorrow's race.

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Congratulations to all those that braved the heat of the Tex Mex 5k tonight, and congrats to our many fast friends!

We will cool you off at the Soaker 5k on Saturday. 2 more days to sign up online!

One week left to register!

Getting soaked might seem like the last thing you'd want after this week of rain, but the Summer Soaker 5k is one wet day you'll remember fondly.

Cash prizes to the fastest 3 male and female finishers, great super soft T-shirts, tons of doors prizes, lots of super soakers, a firetruck dousing you in the home stretch and post-race refreshments make for an awesome morning.

Join us June 29 at 8:30 a.m. Sign up online today at www.runtheday.com!

Let's talk race prizes. Whether you're the fastest or slowest or anything in between, anyone can win a prize at the Soaker 5k!

Random door prizes include round of golf for 4 at Lulu Country Club, a 1-hour massage at Elements, and $25 gift cards to Salon Manivanh.

There's also money for our top finishers -- $100 for first male and female, $50 for seconds, $25 for thirds overall.

Happy Father's Day! What does any dad want to top off their day? Registration for the Summer Soaker, of course! Sign up now while we still have enough shirts and plenty of great chances to win a door prize.

2 weeks exactly til we take off! Get signed up to have a great time in an awesome community with great support.

Can't wait to pick up the shirts. We ordered extras, but they look sharp and could be gone fast. 2 weeks until online registration closes!

Imagine how happy the age group winners will be who earn these medals! Trying them on for size.

Another year with an incredible carpet door prize from Easton Flooring right on Rt 611! And plenty of other great door prizes.

Friday 6/7 is the deadline to register and guarantee a super soft T-shirt if you're a runner or walker. Sign up at https://www.runtheday.com/register/detail/apc-summer-soaker3

Tomorrow is also the deadline if you're a business that wants to sponsor the Summer Soaker 5k and get your logo/name on our race shirt. Email [email protected] to get on board!

Guarantee the softest, best race shirt out there. You must register by Friday to guarantee one!

P.S. Shirts are blue this year (photo is last year's)


Happy to welcome CycleBar Abington as a new sponsor. Come to the race and visit their table and tent and learn about another great way to stay in shape after the Soaker 5k.

It's one month to go until race day!!! Get out and get moving to get ready for another amazing event that you can bring your entire family to. Don't delay, sign up today as our T-shirt deadline is barely a week away.


Raymond James back as a title sponsor. They helped us donate more than $4,500 last year.

Please come and have fun and help contribute to a great cause. This year, we'll be donating to Face to Face, which provides aid in the Philadelphia area to people living below the poverty line.

Home - S.W.I.F.T. Strong Women in Fitness Together

Thrilled to welcome back a 6-year sponsor, S.W.I.F.T., a great group that supports and bonds women runners of all levels.

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Enjoy a run on this beautiful May day... Keep training, the Soaker is less than two months away!

Don't forget to sign up now to guarantee a T-shirt that you'll actually want to wear all the time.

[04/06/19]   Early bird special ends this Sunday. Save some dough and register now to join the fun!

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APC Summer Soaker 5K Run/Walk


Run The Day

Online registration closes at 3 pm today! Race-day registration begins at 7:30 am tomorrow if you miss the deadline.

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runtheday.com Be a part of a community favorite that is celebrating its 5th year! Take on a challenging course lined with super soakers and cooling hoses before you finish with a refreshing shower from a fire truck! Join us on Saturday July 21st at 8:30 AM for the 5th annual APC Summer Soaker 5K Run/Walk. Come ou...

Race day instructions:

There is no Friday T-shirt and bib pick-up. T-shirts and bibs can be picked up 7:30-8:15 a.m. Saturday in the lower lot of Abington Presbyterian Church at 1082 Old York Rd., Abington, PA 19001. There is race day registration at that same time if anyone you know still wants to participate. Please do not wait until the last second to pick up your bib or to register someone.

Parking is available on the side streets including in the neighborhood across Susquehanna Rd. from the church and by Abington Hospital as well as Abington Junior High School off Jericho Rd. coming from Highland or Susquehanna Rds.
The upper lot of the church is for VOLUNTEER PARKING ONLY and that lot will be closed for the free kids fun run. There is no registration required for the free kids run, but please listen for instructions on race day, and their race will begin in the upper lot at approximately 9:30 after the conclusion of the 5k. The award ceremony with plenty of door prizes follows immediately after it.

Saturday's starting temperature is predicted to be in the upper 60s so it should be a beautiful event. See you soon!

Softest shirts are in!!


Great door prizes continue to pour in for the Soaker! Elements (https://elementsmassage.com/horsham) is supplying a free 1-hour massage, gift cards from Trios of Glenside and Marzano Ristorante of Jenkintown (http://www.triosfresh*talian.com/), and 50 free kids water ices from Rita's of Willow Grove (https://www.facebook.com/RitasWillowGrove/) are just some of the giveaways this Saturday!


One week from today, hundreds will take to the Abington neighborhood streets for the 5th APC Summer Soaker 5k. Be one of them!
Join us Saturday, July 21 at 8:30 for a run highlighted by soakers, misters, water guns and hoses to refresh you through the course. Registration at www.runtheday.com is open until this Friday.

Aqua-Tots Swim Schools

Even if you’re not fast enough for the $100 win, there are some great door prizes that will be raffled off on Saturday July 21.
If you have young ones, Aqua Tots https://m.facebook.com/AquaTotsHorsham/ is providing free lessons. Easton Flooring https://www.eastonflooring.com provided this year’s famous carpet prize. Cafe Lombardi’s http://www.cafelombardis.com has a generous $50 gift card. Keswick Cycle https://www.keswickcycle.com is offering $50 as well. And we’re happy to welcome Humpty Dumplings http://humptysdumplings.com as our newest donor.
So come run and get soaked and stay for some food and a chance to win Big after the free kids race.

We teach over 5 million swim lessons annually, and we’re passionate about equipping all children...YOUR CHILDREN...with everything they need to know to remain safe in and around the water for their entire lives. With 90+ locations in 14 countries on 3 continents, it’s clear that word has spread. It may be our year-round, indoor, 90 degree pool, the comfy red chairs in our viewing area, the flexible class schedules and make-up lessons, or our super friendly instructors who know your child by name. Whatever the reason, it’ll only take you one lesson to learn that people are at the heart of what we do. Come discover what your family loves most about Aqua-Tots Swim Schools.

Shirts are being printed. Many thanks to all of our generous sponsors! They are helping us to raise money for Back on my Feet. Please support their businesses.

11 Days until Race Day!!

2 weeks until race day! Beautiful day to get in a run or walk to get ready. Sign up to join the fun!


Commercial Beverage Refrigerators & Floral Coolers - Powers Equipment Co.

Thrilled to welcome back Powers Equipment Company (https://www.powersequipment.com/) as our other title sponsor of the Soaker! It's their 5th year supporting us, so we hope you can support them. Thanks to their generosity we will be able to raise more proceeds for Back on My Feet.


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It's grown every year, and the 6th annual Summer Soaker is here again, a chance to run a challenging course lined with super soakers and cooling hoses and finish with a blast of fun from a fire truck! Join us a little earlier than usual, on Saturday June 29th at 8:30 AM for the APC Summer Soaker 5K Run/Walk. Come out to compete or enjoy the time with friends and family as Abington Presbyterian Church welcomes the community with summer fun. An additional 300-meter fun run for the kids will start at 9:30. Kids fun runners do not have to pre-register.

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