Hanover YMCA Run Fest

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The Hanover YMCA RunFest 2019 includes 2 running options: USATF certified, chip timed Half Marathon and a Youth 1 Mile Fun Run.  All proceeds benefit the LIVESTRONG at the YMCA program.

RunFest Schedule:

Sunday, Oct.. 5, 2019:

6:30-7:30 AM – Packet Pick Up

7:40 AM-  Race Line up

8:00 AM- Perseverance Half Marathon/ Resilience 2-Person Relay

8:15 AM- Crusader Kids Fun Run Line up

8:30 AM- Crusader Kids 1- Mile Fun Run Start

11:00 AM. – Half Marathon awards

11:30 AM. – Race Course closes
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All proceeds support LIVESTRONG at the YMCA.
LIVESTRONG at the YMCA, a FREE 12 week, research-based program supports cancer survivors in regaining their physical, emotional and spiritual strength and is conducted in a small group environment that includes individualized attention for each participant. Adult survivors are eligible to join the program during all stages of recovery. LIVESTRONG at the YMCA also serves and embraces the families and caregivers that have been affected by the disease by providing a free family membership throughout the course of the program.

Race begins and ends at the North Hanover Area YMCA, 500 N. George St., Hanover, PA with line up at 7:40 AM and the race promptly starting at 8:00 AM.  The race route will close at 11:30 AM. Changing rooms and showers are available in the Y.

This 13.1 mile course is a winding loop through Hanover, Pennsylvania. Beginning at the Hanover Y, runners will pass beautiful farmland and scenic views in the Hershey Heights area. With only one significant hill, the race’s total elevation gain is approximately 550 feet. Runners will enjoy a long downhill and cross over into the industrial park ultimately leading them to Hanover’s newly renovated rail trail. The end of the course loops through tree lined streets and ends back at the YMCA.

Male & Female (19 & under) (20-24) (25-29) (30-34) (35-39) (40-44) (45-49) (50-54) (55-59) (60-64) (65-69) (70 & over)

Half Marathon – Male and Female Age Division 1st, 2nd, 3rd place finishers. All runners will receive a finisher medal.  
A moisture-wicking race shirt will be provided to those registered by Sept. 6, 2019; others provided while supplies last

Hanover Area YMCA- 500 N. George Street Hanover, PA 17331
Friday, October 4, 2019 from 4:30 AM – 9:00 PM
Saturday, October 5, 2019 from 6:00 AM– 5:30 PM.
Sunday, October 6, 2019 from 6:30 AM – 7:30 PM

1 pennant will be provided to each registrant for decoration at packet pick-up. Pennants will be hung along the race chute in honor of those who have battled cancer. Additional pennants available for purchase during registration and at packet pick up.

Injured runners may defer their race registration to the 2020 race provided the Race Director is notified October 1, 2019.  Race registrations may not be transferred to another individual.

The 1-Mile Fun Run for Kids will be held on Sunday, October 6 at 8:30 AM with line up starting at 8:15 AM.   $10 per child. Separate registration form available online or at the Y.


Official website

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Information about the event is available in : English

The information about this race is based on information provided by the organizers or found on the official website of the event. Always check the official website for up-to-date information. If you have noticed any mistake, let us know at [email protected]



Perseverance Half Marathon

October 06, 2019 (Sunday) - 08:00
13.1 miles
Road Solo Charity/Fund raising

Perseverance Half Marathon Relay

October 06, 2019 (Sunday) - 08:00
21.1 kilometers
Road Relay Charity/Fund raising

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