Save the date for our third Annual Trails and Tails 5K – May 17, 2020
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!
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 ages 3-5 years – .25 miles
9:05 a.m. – Kiddos ages 6-8 years – .5 miles
9:10 a.m. – Kiddos ages 9-12 years – .5 miles 9:30 a.m. – 5K Race start
10:45 a.m. – 5K Awards
Register early and save!
October 1, 2018 – April 22, 2019 – $25 – shirt guaranteed
April 23 – May 6, 2019 – $30 – shirts available as supplies permit
May 7 – May 11, 2019 – $35 – shirts available as supplies permit
$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 – no shirt.
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.
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 and Tails 5k 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 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.
Overall (male and female) top three finishers
Winner and Runner Up awards in the following categories: Best Couple, Most Colorful, Biggest Pet, Smallest Pet, Animal Replication and Sports/Fitness Fan.
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 ages 3-5 years – .25 miles
- Kiddos ages 6-8 years – .5 miles
- Kiddos ages 9-12 years – .5 miles
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.
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 organization. For the Love of Dogs Rescue will be hosting adoption events during our race on May 11. Check our event page for updates after the first of the year.
Please consider serving as an event sponsor. Your donation helps to fund our Wellness Programs while providing you with marketing opportunities. Review our Race Series Sponsorship Form 2019 for details.