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MCF "Woof-a-Palooza" 5 Miler

MCF "Woof-a-Palooza" 5 Miler

Sunday, November 4th, 2018

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Place

Core Creek Park
Park Road and Tollgate Road
Langhorne, PA US 19047

Events

5 Mile Race 8:30AM EST
$20
Price increases after August 8, 2018 at 11:59pm EDT
Part of the GetPhound Fall Points Series!

Un-timed Fun Walk 8:33AM EST $15
Registration ends November 2, 2018 at 8:00am EDT
A Pet-Friendly Walk

Description

Praised as one of the best new courses of 2017, we are back at Buck County's fantastic Core Creek Park in 2018! USATF Certified 5 Mile Course #PA17054NP

Celebrate the fitness you've built throughout the year with a chip-timed 5 Mile Race held entirely within the confines of Bucks County's Core Creek Park in Langhorne, PA. We are now part of the GetPhound Fall Point Series presented by SpectaSport!

All proceeds of this race will be used for the purchase of a Police K-9 Officer for the Middletown Township Police Department, including a vest and other supplies. This K-9 will replace a recently retired K-9 officer.

This race will be chip-timed with instant results kiosks by SpectaSport.

This event also features a pet-friendly family fun walk through the pretty paths of Core Creek Park. Please note, leashed pets are allowed ONLY in the un-timed fun walk. No pets in the 5 Mile race.

Awards: First Overall Male and First Overall Female, plus age groups (separate awards for males and females): 14 & under, 15-19, 20-29,m 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+ (note: must finish 5 mile race within 70 minutes to be eligible for awards). Results Kiosks at finish line will provide your overall, age group and gender placings immediately upon your finish.

Free race shirt for the first 150 entries received thru October 18.

Special discounts for teams/groups of 10 or more entrants. Contact race for more information.

Individual Prices:
◄$20 Early Bird Individual Race Entry until midnight of 8/8/2018
◄$25 Regular Individual Race Online Pre-Entry
◄$30 Race Entry at event (if not sold out).
◄Fun Walk (pet-friendly): $15


Group Prices for Race: Groups of 10 or more $20 per person (online only, must sign up all members at once)

High School Teams, contact info@spectasport.com  for special High School team price.

The Middletown Community Foundation 2018 Scholarship Program

The Middletown Community Foundation awards scholarships to high school seniors residing in Middletown Township to be used for higher education. The scholarships were presented at the Middletown Township Board of Supervisors' meeting on June 4, 2018.

Visit this page for our 2018 list of worthy scholarship recipients and award photos.

The Holy Family School Grant

At our May 10 meeting, the Foundation provided a $450 grant to Holy Family Regional Catholic School. The grant will provide fobs to be given to all Middletown Township Police Department officers for quick entry into the school should the need arise.

The Foundation is proud to support this endeavor to help make our schools safe.

The Middletown Community Foundation
18th Annual Golf Outing

The 18th annual golf outing held at Spring Mill Country Club was a great event. Thanks to all the participants and sponsors who helped make this a very successful outing.

Keep checking back for details regarding the 2019 outing.

Merrill Reese, the Voice of the World Champion Philadelphia Eagles

Online Donations

Donations to any of our programs are gratefully accepted. Along with checking, the Middletown Community Foundation also has a secure online account which you can use for your donations to our programs. Please go HERE for online donations.

A Middletown Township K-9 Training Graduation

Chief Joseph Bartorilla had the privilege of attending Officer Steve Andrews’ and K9 Jester’s graduation today at the New Jersey State Police Canine Training Academy.  This was for explosives scent detection school, which was the first of two training courses and lasted 17 weeks.  Steve and Jester will be on patrol in Middletown Township for the summer, then, sometime in October, they will both return to NJSP for the second training course, the 20 week patrol/tracking school.  Graduation for that will be in February of 2018.  That is when K9 Jester will be a fully certified and trained police K9. Below are some photos from the graduation.

Grants Funded

All requests for grants from the Foundation must meet the criteria established in the by-laws. Grants can only be provided for programs that enhance the quality of life and benefit the community of Middletown Township.

Since its inception in July 2000, the Foundation is proud to have provided full or partial funding for the following programs:

Community Service Programs

Alice McGrath Gift of Hope
American Legion Memorial Day Parade
American Red Cross Homeless Shelter and Disaster Relief
Beautify America Perennial Plant Program
Challenge Day
Chris Jones Memorial Fund
Clothe the Children Grant
Community Beautification/Clean-Up
Four for the Future Run through the Gates
Garden of Reflection
Gateways to Middletown
Graffiti Information Reward Program
Heritage Society of Penndel
Hulmeville Soccer
Middletown Township 4th of July Parade
Parental Duty Drug Testing Program
Penndel-Hulmeville Memorial Day Parade
Run through the Gates
S.A.G.E.
Scholarships for Community Service
Suicide Prevention Week Speaker
Wood Services Secret Santa

Educational Programs

Bucks County Technical HS Summer Exploratory Program Tuition Aid
Challenge Day at Neshaminy High School
NAIVE
Neshaminy STEP Program
Neshaminy Summer PASS Program
QUEST
S.O.A.R. (Summer Opportunities Are Real)

Fire Safety

File of Life
Langhorne Middletown Fire Company Mobile Data Terminal
Smoke Detector Education

Public Safety

Automated Emergency Defibrillators (AED)
CPR Assistance Cards
Child Safety Seats
Gun Safety Locks
Middletown Township K-9 Police Dog Purchase
Stop Sticks

Recreation Programs

Arts Weekend
Earth Day
Family Movie Nights
Holiday Open House
Middletown Athletic Association Babe Ruth tournament sponsorship
Middletown sports associations registration fee assistance
Recreation Fee Assistance
YMCA Skate Board Camp

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