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Race Day/Travel Information

Race Day Phone Number:
717-569-5437
The race begins at 8:00am

DRINK STATIONS

For the Half-Marathon, drink stations will be close to mileage markers 2, 4, 6, 7, 9, 11 and at the end. Water and diluted energy drink will be available at each station. The cups at the beginning of each station will have water and the cups at the end of the table(s) will have energy drink.

For the 10K, a drink stations will be close to 3 kilometers marker. Water and diluted energy drink will be available at each station. The cups at the beginning of each station will have water and the cups at the end of the table(s) will have energy drink.

VOLUNTEER CHECK-IN

All volunteers are asked to check in at the registration tent and pick up your Volunteer assignment and shirt. All volunteers will be wearing Blue shirts.

PACKET PICK-UP:

You may PICK-UP YOUR RACE PACKET on Friday, September 29th from 4-7pm at Hands-on House Children's Museum, 721 Landis Valley Road, Lancaster, PA OR Saturday morning from 6:30am-7:30am for all registered participants. Please check-in by 7:30am.

We have disposable CHIP TIMING for this event from 2L Race Services. When you pick up your race packet, you will receive your disposable chip.

PORT-O-POTTIES:

There will be plenty of port-a-potties by the registration area and located along the Half-Marathon course at miles 2, 3, 4, 9, and 11 and just past 3k on the 10K course.

HANDS-ON HOUSE

The Hands-on House Children’s Museum will be open on Saturday from 10:00am-5:00pm. Admission is $9.50 per person.

CHIP TIMING

The race will be timed by 2L race Services using a disposable Chip Timing System.

POST-RACE

There will be a variety of GOODIES and drinks including fitness drink, water bottles, fresh fruit, bagels and spreads for all runners at the finish food tent.

Medical personnel will be available post-race to take care of the minor injuries incurred such as blisters, etc.

RACE DAY REGISTRATION

Runners may still register the morning of the race from 6:30am-7:30am. Race-day registration is $75 for the Half-Marathon, $50 for the 10K and $35 for the 5K. All runners and walkers are welcome.

RACE START

Runners and walkers will be called to the start at 7:50am, with the race officially starting at 8:00am.

10K and 5K runners will line up at the start line behind the Half-marathon runners. After the Half marathon starts, the 10K will start and then the 5K.

SIGNAGE

All course(s) will be well-marked with signs. The half marathon course will have mileage markers and the 10K and 5K will have kilometer markers. Please take note and support the generous sponsors of our race.

FOR OUT OF TOWN RACERS

Find out more about things to see and do in Lancaster County before and after the Race.

RESERVATIONS

Hotels and B&Bs suggested by the PA Dutch Convention and Visitors Bureau.

LOCAL HOTELS

Hotels and B&Bs suggested by the PA Dutch Convention and Visitors Bureau.

FIND A PLACE TO EAT

There are lots of good places to eat in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.

VISIT LANCASTER PA

Places to stay and eat, things to do.

Find out more about things to see and do in Lancaster County before and after the Race.

PACKET PICK UP:

You may PICK-UP YOUR RACE PACKET on Friday, September 29th from 4-7pm at Hands-on House Children's Museum, 721 Landis Valley Road, Lancaster, PA OR Saturday morning from 6:30am-7:30am for all registered participants. Please check-in by 7:30am.

We have disposable CHIP TIMING for this event from Motion Timing. When you pick up your race packet, you will receive your disposable chip.

CHIP TIMING

The race will be timed by Motion Timing using a disposable Chip Timing System. Why disposable chips? Utilizing timing chips on your race bib and overhead antennas that read the chip, participants do not need to attach chips on their shoes. Simply wear your bib as instructed, and run through the finish arch. As you cross the finish line, look up at the large screen display with the race clock and your name! No need to remove the chip from your shoe or your bib.

RACE DAY REGISTRATION

Runners may still register the morning of the race from 6:30am-7:30am. Race-day registration is $75 for the Half-Marathon, $50 for the 10K and $35 for the 5K. We do not have a maximum number of runners. All are welcome.

RACE START:

Runners and walkers will be called to the start at 7:50am, with the race officially starting at 8:00am.

10K and 5K runners will line up at the start line behind the Half-marathon runners. After the Half marathon starts, the 10K will start and then the 5K.

SIGNAGE:

All course(s) will be well-marked with signs. The half marathon course will have mileage markers and the 10K and 5K will have kilometer markers. Please take note and support the generous sponsors of our race.

POST RACE:

There will be a variety of GOODIES and drinks including fitness drink, water bottles, fresh fruit, bagels and spreads for all runners at the finish food tent.

Medical personnel will be available post race to take care of the minor injuries incurred such as blisters, etc.