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York White Rose Run

Sat September 19th 2015
Location: York, PA US 17401 Directions
Type: Run or Run/Walk
Event Time Price Details
York White Rose Run 8:30AM EDT N/A
Volunteer 6:30AM EDT N/A
48 N Beaver Street
York, PA US 17401

The first York White Rose Run was held in 1977 and has been run on the streets of York City for 38 consecutive years. The 2015 event is the second year with a new five mile course and venue. The White Rose Bar & Grill will host the event and pre/post race events for participants, volunteers, and supporters.

The race has drawn as many as 600+ runners and has been known to attract a field of elite runners from the local and regional areas including Philadelphia, Baltimore, and New York.  There have been over 16 Olympic runners that have participated in the event.  The York White Rose Run is proud to be affiliated with the WellSpan Health Running Series. 

Community Focused

The York White Rose Run is proud to support Big Brothers Big Sisters of York & Adams Counties – an organization committed to helping empower at-risk youth to make responsible life choices through professionally supervised mentoring relationships with adult and student volunteer role models. 

Our goal is to donate the funds required to support the SMART program established with donation funds generated the 2013 York White Rose Run. SMART stands for Students and Mentors Achieving Results Together. The high school or college mentors in the program help their Littlesby being a positive role-model and friend. The elementary students and mentors are paired one-on-one to get to know each other and to build a positive relationship.

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Team Challenge

Compete as a team with your friends, family, fellow students, or coworkers!

The five person team challenge adds another level of fun and competition to the York White Rose Run. No additional fees apply. Simply register as a team online or by entering your team name on the form below. Cross Country style scoring will determine which team takes home the HUGE TRAVELLING TROPHY. Every year, the winning team’s name is engraved on the trophy. Go down in history!


  • PRIZE MONEY: Top five male and female finishers $250, $200, $150, $100, $50

  • AWARDS will be given to the top finishers in each age group

  • TEAM CHALLENGE: Top teams claims the travelling trophy for a year!

  • MASTERS AWARDS: Top two male and female finishers forty and over

  • COSTUME AWARDS: Prizes for the three best costumed participants

  • STROLLER DIVISION: First runner/rider/stroller wins a custom stroller division mug.


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