The 2021 Famous Reading Outdoors Minersville Revitalization Benefit Ride
Date & Time: Saturday, November 4th at 11am to 5pm
Event Check-In: 7:30am to 10:30am
Location: Darkwater parking area – located at 2E Darkwater Road, Pottsville, PA 17901 (driving directions).
We are excited to announce that Famous Reading Outdoors with the support of the Minersville Borough
We would appreciate new & unwrapped toys! All proceeds will be donated by Famous Reading Outdoors to support Minersville Revitalization projects such as playgrounds and blighted areas throughout the borough. With the support of Famous Reading Outdoors and the generous off-road community we can help reinvigorate one of our most historic coal mining towns in Pennsylvania.
This is an ATV, UTV ONLY Event! Full-sized vehicle (Jeep, Truck, etc.), you are more than welcome to participate in the event but may NOT access the trail into town or the designated off street parking areas in town.
Toy Run Event Maps will be emailed later this week!
FRO members ride free, nonmembers will be able to buy a $25 day pass or a $45 trial pass that could be used towards your membership. The $25 day pass can be utilized for anyone driving a vehicle or being a passenger in that vehicle, there will not be a price difference. This event is being held as a toy drive.
Tentative Event Schedule
7:30am-10:30am Registration and Coffee at Darkwater Entrance
10:30am Please gather at the Minersville Soccer fields for judging of best decorated vehicles. If you do not plan on participating in the decorated vehicle competition, please wait until 11am to enter Minersville.
11am-5pm Event Ride/ Access to Minersville
We will be giving away 3 free memberships to whom ever decorated their vehicle with the most Christmas spirit. If you decorate your vehicle and want to participate in the membership giveaways, please assemble at the Minersville Soccer field at 10:30am for judging. The judges will be the Minersville Lions Club and other Minersville Borough Council. FRO members ride free, nonmembers will be able to buy a $25 day pass or a $45 trial pass that could be used towards your membership. The $25 day pass can be utilized for anyone driving a vehicle or being a passenger in that vehicle, there will not be a price difference. This event is being held as a toy drive. Everyone must register whether you are a member or nonmember.
If you have a full size vehicle, you are more than welcome to participate in the event but may NOT access the trail into town or the designated off street parking areas in town. If you are a dirt bike rider, access into town will be granted only on Sunday during the Dirty Santa Run.
A map will be released soon that will list all the Minersville businesses and route throughout the town. There will also be stops where you can purchase raffle tickets for prizes.
- NO on-street parking. Designated off-road vehicle parking will be available and marked.
- PLEASE adhere to the designated routes per the town map.
- PLEASE obey all traffic laws.
- PLEASE be respectful to the residents.
- PLEASE act responsibly!
Excessive speed and irresponsible riding will not be tolerated!
++ Famous Reading Outdoors will donate a maximum of $15,000 plus all online and event donations received to the Borough of Minersville Revitalization Project.