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Lancaster 5K Run Frequently Asked Questions


Many participants will walk all or part of the course.

There will be volunteers at various points along the way to keep you on course. You will do the course twice, so when you are passing the starting line again that will be approximately 1.5 miles.

Two laps of the trail and parking area.

The course is a combination of flat macadam and slight incline with one steeper incline.

Runners can sign up before the day or the day of the race. Signups prior to the cut-off day of Sept. 1, 2017, are guaranteed a T-shirt.

This event is rain or shine. Registration fees are non-refundable.

Yes, parking is free. Please follow the one-way direction signs and park in front of the Main Building or the Library and walk over to the starting line on the side of the East Building.

Yes, there are prizes for top three in the male and female categories. We do not have prizes according to age groups.

Yes, you can bring a stroller with a child and/or a pet. Please make sure to start at the back of the line so as not to disturb the runners.

There will be water at the 1.5 mile marker.