Location: Intercourse, PA US 17534
Type: Virtual Race

Lancaster County's Official Virtual Race Series

-Yeah, we are flipping the Virtual Race World Up-Side-Down with this series-


We offer our runners from all over the United States, a new and exciting way to run, earn 3 finisher medals, collect free race swag from our sponsors all while raising money for charities.


What is this?
  • The Makin’ Whoopie Challenge is a non-competitive virtual race series consisting of three 5k runs that you plan around your hectic schedule.
  • A virtual race can be run (or walked!) anytime and anywhere, even indoors on a treadmill.
  • Participants in this race series earn awesome medals for themselves while raising money for charity. 
  • Watch the video below for a quick summary of how everything works.
  • *Please note* The registration price is for all three virtual races, Not just one!
What do I get?
  • 3 race medals for each of the 3, 5k distances that you complete.
  • Connect the three together to form a large Whoopie Pie Finishers Medal, our Official dessert of Lancaster County.
  • Free Race Swag:  Get a taste of what our county has to offer by visiting some of our favorite small businesses to pick up free items. Choose your favorite flavor of an Authentic Pennsylvania Dutch Whoopie Pie, learn how Stroopies are made as you taste your own, sip on the many varieties of wine and brews at the Mount Hope Wine Gallery and Rumspringa Craft Brewery, Free Icecream and MORE
  • Everything (medals, information and swag coupons) will be conveniently shipped to your home for you to complete on your own time

**Please note: We can not ship the free swag. The post office frowns upon shipping ice cream cones.  If you can not visit our area to pick up the free swag please click "donate" while registering for the race. We will donate the swag to a local women's shelter. You will still receive your medals in the mail but your swag will not go to waste. ;-)

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at http://makinwhoopiechallenge.com.

Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.

What You Get:

  • 3 race medals that forms a giant Whoopie Pie Finisher Medal.

  • FREE Whoopie Pie from Sunnyside Pasteries

  • FREE Stroopie From The Stroopie Co.

  • FREE Ice Cream Cone from Penny's Ice cream

  • FREE Wine tasting with Complimentary Tasting Glass from Mount Hope Winery or Rumspringa Brewing Company

  • As well as generous discounts at:

  • The Village Cafe

  • Scatko Family Chiropractic

  • And a Huge Thank-You to Daniel Burtons State Farm Insurance Agency for all the support to get more people to shop local in our county

  • Please note: Participants must pick up free swag items at the retail locations located in Lancaster County, PA.
  • Please note: if you do not plan on visiting our sponsors that are located in Lancaster county, Please select "DONATE" when registering and we will donate the free swag to a local women's shelter. 


You have total control over when and where you complete each 5K virtual run by planning them around your busy schedule. Feel free to complete each of the runs in your own neighborhood, on your favorite running trail, on a treadmill in the comfort of your own home OR Use Strava to search for already made routes in Lancaster County or your own home town by other Whoopie-Makers. You can choose to run, walk, skip, or jog — or whatever is comfortable for your fitness level. 

This year we are highlighting the towns and history of 3 Lancaster County towns located in Eastern Lancaster.  Get ready to get “warmed up” in Blue Ball, “go the distance” in Intercourse, and then “cool down” in Paradise.


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