The Lancaster Road Runners Club (LRRC) holds regularly scheduled runs on Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday. Every Sunday LRRC members meet at Long’s Park for a run from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. Tuesday and Thursday runs will vary in location and are scheduled from 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. The evening includes a run followed by fellowship at a local eatery. Visit http://www.lrrclub.org/schedule.asp for more information including specific locations.
The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) will be one of the beneficiaries at the annual Elegance at Hershey on Saturday, 15 June. 5K timed race up the Hershey Hill Climb course. There will be $1,500 in cash prizes awarded to the top runners. Registration begins at 6:45 a.m. Runners will meet at 7:45 a.m. on Boathouse Road, behind the Hotel Hershey. This is a run only, meaning no walkers. The award presentation is scheduled for 9:15 a.m. at the finish line. The entry fee is $30. For more information, visit www.theeleganceathershey.com.
Quarryville will be home to the Second Annual Bob Bard 5K on Saturday, 15 June. The entry fee is $30 for adults and $15 for children. All proceeds raised will go to the National Brain Tumor Society. Runners and walkers should meet at the upper pavilion area of Memorial Park between 7:30 and 8:45 a.m. on race day. The race will begin at 9 a.m. with an awards ceremony to follow. Packets may be picked up early on Friday, 14 June from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at 119 W. State St. Quarryville, PA 17566. For more information, or to register, visit http://www.braintumorcommunity.org/site/TR?fr_id=2011&pg=entry. You can run/raise funds as an individual or as a team. The 5K will be held rain or shine.
CASA of Lancaster County is holding the 2nd Annual CASA of Lancaster County Superhero 5K & Kids Fun Run on Saturday, 15 June at 8:30 a.m. at the Hempfield High School Stadium. The cost is $30 the day of the race. Online registration is open through 14 June at active.com. Runners who register before 12 June may pick up their registration package on Friday, 14 June between 5 – 7 p.m. at the CASA office. Awards will be given to the top three male and female overall finishers. Awards are also offered in each age group. No duplicate awards will be given. Children under 12 years old may also be awarded Best Costume awards for individual or for a group. Headphones are discouraged, as are baby joggers, strollers, roller/in-line skates, and pets. Register before 25 May for the 5K for a free t-shirt. Kids Run Fun participants who register before 25 May will receive a superhero cape!
The 2nd Annual Run Ride Walk in Paradise is also scheduled for 15 June. Registration begins at 6 a.m. The bike ride begins at 6:30 a.m. while the walk and 5K begin at 9 a.m. The fee for the walk and 5K run is $30. There will be awards for runners by age categories. The proceeds benefit Toegther2013. For more information, visit www.togetherforthegood.com.
Also in June:
Sunday, 16 June offers two choices for Lancaster runners. Men are encouraged to participate in the 25th Annual Smith Challenge Trail Race. Celebrate Father’s Day with a 10K all male race. The Smith Challenge begins at 10 a.m. For more information, visit http://www.lrrclub.org/mr_smiths.asp. That evening, the Millersville Mile steps off at 6:30 p.m. Registration for the Millersville Mile in 10 June.
Mark your calendars now for the 1st Annual Race against Homelessness CHOC Walk. This race is scheduled for Saturday, 22 June at 9 a.m. at the Overlook Park in Manheim Township. Walkers will begin after the runners start. There will be a two hour limit for the walking route; hence the event ends by 11:30 a.m. Registration is $20 before 8 June and $25 after that up to and including the day of the race. The deadline for online registration is 19 June. Runners can register online through active.com. Awards will be given to the top three male and female overall finishers. Awards are also offered in each age group. No duplicate awards will be given. For more information, visit http://www.lrrclub.org/2013_races/2013_CHOC_Race.pdf. CHOC, the Community Homeless Outreach Center, is program of Tabor Community Services and Water Street Ministries which extends assistance across the Lancaster County. Participants are to use the Bassett Drive entrance/exit off Delp Road for the event.
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