War of the Roses, a collaboration run between LRRC, YRRC and Run PA, was a battle between the Red Rose City of Lancaster and the White Rose City of York that took place on Halloween. The runner’s challenge was to traverse Route 462, starting at Lancaster Central Market, and finishing at York Central Market for a total of 24 miles. Several of the runners opted … Continue reading War of the Roses
York’s 44th White Rose Run this September will be the final one for longtime race directors Clay Shaw and Karen Mitchell. But there’s also a talented new race director waiting in the wings. By Karen Hendricks When the York White Rose Run takes to the streets for its 44th running in September of 2021, it marks the end of an era, as well as a … Continue reading A Changing of the Guard
Who: All runners. Fast, slow, strollers, you name it! What: An hour of total running, out and back on the southern portion of the York Rail Trail Where: Park and meet by the cabooses that rest beside the Rail Trail Cafe in New Freedom. This time around, the group will start running NORTH toward the town of Railroad. When: The FIRST THURSDAY of the month. … Continue reading New Group Run: FIRST THURSDAYS!
The York Road and Ridge Runners are looking for some help from our members and the running community at large. Here’s what we’ve got cooking… Trail Maintenance on the Mason Dixon Trail Who: Anyone that loves our local trails. Also, ultra runners looking for volunteer hours! What: Bridge repair work on the Mason Dixon. WHEN: SATURDAY, MAY 22nd @9:00AM Where: Otter Creek Campground Contact: Email … Continue reading YRRC Volunteer Opportunities!
If you’re a local runner, you’ve no doubt spent some time on the award-winning York Rail Trail. If you’re a local RACER, you’re most likely familiar with the fact that the YRRC holds 3 events (the John Rudy 5 Miler, Indian Rock 10K, and York White Rose Run) that utilize the Rail Trail. It’s the YCRTA build the amazing Rail Trail sections for our events, … Continue reading Help the Rail Trail Win Some $$$!
Don’t know about Girls on the Run? I’d encourage you to check out their information at girlsontherun.org. A little bit of info straight from the source… Girls on the Run is an after-school program designed to inspire girls of all abilities to recognize and embrace their inner strength. Lessons emphasize the important connection between physical and emotional health. Through safety modifications and virtual programming, dedicated and … Continue reading Girls on the Run Needs Your Help!
Hello YRRC members, Happy Daylight Saving Time! As someone who runs more so in the evening after work, I’ve been looking forward to this switch, but after thinking about it some, I can see how the later sunrise might be a bummer to early morning runners. Regardless, keep moving forward toward your goals and training for any events you have coming up this year. Candidates … Continue reading March News and Announcements!
Thirteen+ miles. Four burritos. One ridiculously fun afternoon! Here’s what Eric Ferree, YRRC VP and event organizer, had to say about the event… What gave you the idea for this ridiculous run? I love all forms of running, from serious road racing for time to the grueling endurance trail challenges highlighting type 2 fun; and throughout all these experiences, I’ve benefited by the organizational efforts … Continue reading The 1st Annual Roburrito’s Run was a HUGE Success!
Hello YRRC members, We’re in the second month of the year and winter is still here by all means. Hopefully that hasn’t hampered your fitness goals too much. On a positive note, with apologies to anyone liking winter, for 2 weekends in a row now I’ve seen robins (an entire flock of them this past weekend.) So perhaps spring isn’t too far away after all! … Continue reading February News and Announcements!
Hello York Road Runners Club members, A recent presentation and subsequent conversation at the January Board meeting has lead the York Road Runners Club Board of Directors to seek input from Club members in order to best represent them. The mission of York Road Runners Club is to promote running, racing and healthy living in York County. From time to time the club makes donations … Continue reading We’re Looking for Club Donation Ideas!