Join Bart Yasso and his family for a 5k race in memory of his brother, George Yasso. The 31st annual George Yasso Memorial 5k and Walk will be held on Saturday, July 23 in Fountain Hill, Bethlehem. The race begins at 8:30 am and is considered a fast course, despite three hills. The course is accurately measured and offers splits at every mile.
Walkers are welcome and encouraged to participate in this fun event.
There will be 5 year age group divisions, refreshments and prizes at the finish. Also available to runners are showers, toilets and changing rooms. The first 200 entrants will receive a race shirt.
All race proceeds go to the George Yasso and James Skelly Scholarship Funds which award scholarships to two local scholar-athletes each year. The race is sponsored by the Borough of Fountain Hill and St. Luke’s Hospital and Heath Network.
When: July 23, 8:30 am
Where: 1445 Speigel Street Fountain Hill Community Pool Fountain Hill, Pennsylvania – Just 2 miles away from PA’s newest casino, The Sands in Bethlehem
Fees: $20; $12 for high school students or younger
Make checks payable to: George Yasso Memorial 5K
Send entries to: George Yasso Memorial 5K, 3002 Oakland Road, Bethlehem, PA 18020
From I-78 –
1. Take I-78 toward Hellertown. 2. Take the PA-412/ HELLERTOWN exit, EXIT 67, toward BETHLEHEM. 3. Turn RIGHT onto PA-412/ HELLERTOWN RD. Continue on 412. 4. Stay STRAIGHT to go onto E 4TH ST. 5. Turn SLIGHT LEFT onto BROADWAY/ PA-412. Continue to follow BROADWAY. 6. Turn RIGHT onto SMILEY AVE. 7. Turn LEFT onto SPIEGEL ST.
From Route 22 –
1. Take US-22 toward BETHLEHEM. 2. Merge onto PA-378 S toward BETHLEHEM. 3. Turn SLIGHT RIGHT onto BROADWAY. 4. Turn RIGHT onto SMILEY AVE. 8. Turn LEFT onto SPIEGEL ST.