The first annual YMCA Trails and Tails 5K is hosted by the Bob Hoffman Dover Branch YMCA and sponsored by many organizations in our community. 

Trails and Tails 5K 2018 Results

2018 Overall Winners:
Men –
1st – Michael Natale – 22:50.88
2nd – Kyle Womer – 23:26.06
3rd – William Brinton – 25:15.12

Women –
1st – Dusty Calhoun – 23:48.86
2nd – Karen Ruhland – 24:30.86
3rd – Rebecca Bartron – 24:41.85

This event is a fun, family and furry-friend trail running event!  

Saturday, May 12, 2018, 8:30 a.m.
Pinchot State Park – Conewago Day Use 

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

Register early and save!
Trails and Tails 5K Flyer 
Online registration

Early Registration:
Now – April 25, 2018 – $25 – shirt guaranteed

Standard Registration:
April 26 – May 11, 2018 – $30 – shirts available as supplies permit

Late Registration:
May 10 – May 12, 2018 – $35 – shirts available as supplies permit

Youth Registration:
$10 – participants aged 13 years and under – Shirt is guaranteed for registrations submitted by April 25.

Online registration closes on Tuesday, May 8, 9:00 p.m.
Onsite registration is available at all YMCA of York and York County branches January 1 – May 8.
Week of registration is available at the Bob Hoffman Dover Branch during packet pickup.
Race day registration is available at Pinchot State Park on Saturday, May 12, 7:00 – 8:00 a.m. only.

Friday, May 11, 2018 from 10 am to 8 pm at the Bob Hoffman Dover Branch YMCA
1705 Palomino Road, Dover PA 17315  717-292-5622

Saturday, May 12, 2018 from 7 am to 9 am at the race site

The race begins at the edge of the Pinchot Conewago Day Use parking lot. The trail route progresses from Oak to Pinchot to Old Farm, ending on the Lakeside Trail. The trail surface includes rocks, grass, tree roots, stone and potentially mud. The width of the trail varies along the course.
Trails & Tails 2018 map 

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

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 are encouraged to wear animal costumes for the running event. Every runner will receive a finisher medal.

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 organizations.  Several Rescue organizations will be hosting adoption events during our race on May 12, 2018.  Check our facebook event page for updates.

Stephanie Gonzalez Photography will be onsite snapping candids of event participants.  We will post links to the photos on facebook, on our website and in a follow up email.

The Trails and Tails 5K is a great opportunity for you to marketing your business or organization.  Review our Race Series Sponsorship Brochure for details.


Bonnie Stauffer
Morgan’s Paws Pet Care Center
Stephanie Gonzalez Photography
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