YMCA Trails and Tails 5k

Fri May 29 - Sun June 14 York, PA US 17406 Directions
This race is now a Virtual Race!

Due to the uncertainty surrounding group events over the next several months, we have changed this 5K to a Virtual Fun Run.

Note the event date has changed from May 2 to May 15 through May 31, 2020.

You will still receive race swag for you and your furry running partner: human race shirt, finisher medal and dog tag.  

The dog costume contest will take place virtually, on our facebook event page.  Details forthcoming.

Contact Branch Director, Jennifer Hockensmith, with questions.  

Here Are Your Options:

Post your race route, running photos and furry friend costume pictures on our facebook event page (details to be posted soon).  Use #YTrails&Tails


In lieu of receiving race swag and running the virtual race, you will donate your registration fee to the YMCA disease prevention and management initiative that serves adults with cancer, arthritis and heart and lung challenge.  Funds also support a family lifestyle program for children carrying excess weight.


Join the Bob Hoffman Dover Branch YMCA for a fun, family and furry-friend trail chip-timed running and walking 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 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

The race pathway is the grass 5k route at John Rudy County Park. 

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 with dogs.  Overall (male and female) top three finishers without dogs.

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

Youth participants will receive a finisher medal.  Register online, at the YMCA or at the day of the event.  

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 host an adoption event during our race.  Check our facebook even page for updates!

John Rudy County Park
400 Mundis Race Road
York, PA US 17406
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Additional race information can be found at http://yorkcoymca.org/events/trailsandtails/.


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