Saturday, May 11, 2019, 8:30 a.m.
Pinchot State Park – Conewago Day Use 

The 2nd annual YMCA Trails and Tails 5K is hosted by the Bob Hoffman Dover Branch YMCA.

Join the YMCA for a fun, family and furry-friend trail running event!  

EVENT SCHEDULE
7:00 a.m. – Race Day Registration and Packet Pick Up
8:30 a.m. – Costume Competition
8:50 a.m. – Costume Awards
9:00 a.m. – Furry Scurry Fun Run
9:00 a.m. – Kiddos aged 3-5 years – .25 miles
9:05 a.m. – Kiddos aged 6-8 years – .5 miles
9:10 a.m. – Kiddos aged 9-12 years – .5 miles
9:30 a.m. – 5K Race start
10:45 a.m. – 5K Awards

REGISTRATION
Register early and save!
Trails and Tails 5K Flyer (coming soon)
Online registration  (coming soon)

Early Registration:
October 1, 2018 – April 22, 2019 – $25 – shirt guaranteed

Standard Registration:
April 23 – May 6, 2019 – $30 – shirts available as supplies permit

Late Registration:
May 7 – May 11, 2018 – $35 – shirts available as supplies permit

Youth Registration:
$10 – participants aged 13 years and under – Shirt is guaranteed for registrations submitted by April 22.

Furry Scurry Registration:
$5 – participants aged 3 to 12 years.

Online registration closes on Monday, May 6, 9:00 p.m.
Onsite registration is available at all YMCA of York and York County branches January 1 – May 6.
Week of registration is available at the Bob Hoffman Dover Branch during packet pickup.
Race day registration is available at Pinchot State Park on Saturday, May 11, 7:00 – 8:00 a.m. only.

COURSE
The race begins at the edge of the Pinchot Conewago Day Use parking lot. The trail route progresses from Oak to Pinchot to Old Farm, ending on the Lakeside Trail. The trail surface includes rocks, grass, tree roots, stone and potentially mud. The width of the trail varies along the course.  This course is NOT stroller-friendly.  Scroll to the bottom of the page to view the map, or download a copy here: Trails & Tails map.

DIRECTIONS TO THE COURSE
The race takes place on the south “York side” of Pinchot Park, off of Alpine Road.  Click here to map your directions to the Conewago Day Use Parking Lot.

WATER STATIONS
Water stations for furry-friends and humans are located near the race start and finish. Two additional stations are located on the trail near miles 1 and 2.

AWARDS
Overall (male and female) top three finishers

COSTUME COMPETITION
Winner and Runner Up awards in the following categories: Best Couple, Most Colorful, Biggest Pet, Smallest Pet, Animal Replication and Sports/Fitness Fan.

FURRY SCURRY
This youth run is open to children ages 3 to 12 years.  Every participant will receive a finisher medal.  Age and distance categories include:

  • Kiddos aged 3-5 years – .25 miles
  • Kiddos aged 6-8 years – .5 miles
  • Kiddos aged 9-12 years – .5 miles

FURRY-FRIEND REQUIREMENTS
All pets must be licensed and current with immunizations. Proof of rabies vaccination is required at packet pick-up. All pets must be leashed and controlled by their human running companion. Leash length may not exceed 6 feet.

PET RESCUE
The YMCA believes that working with other non-profit organizations makes our community stronger.  Click the donate button on RunSignUp to donate to our partner animal rescue organizations.  Several Rescue organizations will be hosting adoption events during our race on May 11.  Check our event page for updates after the first of the year.