Come out to the Vineyard and Brewery at Hershey on Saturday May 19th for the Vinewinder race. This course starts and ends at the Vineyard and Brewery at Hershey and features a course that runs through the beautiful and hilly Dauphin County countryside. Our partners at the Vineyard and Brewery at Hershey have provided over $50.00 worth of added value to your registration, so enjoy the race, the product, and everything the venue has to offer from this exciting event! This is a rain or shine event! After the race, there will be an after-party at the Vineyard and Brewery at Hershey which will features live music and one complimentary beverage for all race participants.

Come out and celebrate spring with the East Shore YMCA and the Vineyard and Brewery at Hershey at the 2018 Vinewinder Race!

Saturday, May 19th, 2018

The race will begin at 11am



  • First 100 participants to register – $25
  • Second 100 participants – $30
  • Third 100 participants – $35
  • All others – $40

Onsite registration will be available during packet pickup times for $40/participant (shirts not guaranteed).

**No Refunds**

Mail-in registration form provided by request (email tom.gifford@ymcaharrisburg.org)

Course TBD. We are in the process of designing and updated 5k course and is currently pending permit approval.

Each participant will receive:

  • 1 race entry with chip timed race bib
  • 1 race shirt
  • 1 complimentary beverage from Vineyard and Brewery at Hershey after the race (you will have a selection to choose from)
  • 1 admission to Decked Out Live ($10 value) at the Vineyard at Hershey on Friday, May 18th
    • This will also be packet pick-up
    • Don’t forget to bring your lawn chairs and blankets to enjoy the music and the atmosphere!
  • VIP wine tasting tickets!

There will be two times for packet pick-up:

  • Friday, May 18th- 5:30 – 8PM
  • Saturday, May 19th – 9:30am to 10:45am (race starts at 11am)

All packet pick-up locations will be at the Vineyard and Brewery at Hershey.

Awards will be given to 1st place overall for male and female.

Age will awards will include 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place, male and female, for ages 21-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, and 65+

**Please note that there are no award categories for participants under 21**


Is there a minimum age limit?
The minimum age limit for participants is 8 years old. Please note that there are no awards for 20 and under.

Can I use the complimentary beverage voucher for Decked Out Live?
The complimentary beverage voucher can only be used at the post-race party on Saturday, May 19th.

Can I bring my kids to Decked-Out Live?
Decked-Out Live is only for adults ages 21 and older.

What is Decked-out Live?
Decked-out Live is a Friday night concert series that is held at the Vineyard and Brewery at Hershey. It features live music and a fun, festive atmosphere. The cost is $10, but admission to Decked-out Live is complimentary for all race participants for Friday night packet pick-up. You can find out more about Decked-out Live here

Are there hills on the course?
This is a three part answer. 1) yes 2) yes and 3) yes

Will there be a water stop on the course?
Yes, we will have a water station on the course (no wine, sorry)

Can I push a stroller during the race?
We would not encourage anyone to push a stroller on the course. Though there is not much traffic, some roads of the course will still be open.

Will this race be timed?
Yes, this race will be timed by Integrity Sports. Each runner will receive a disposable chip that will be on the race bib. Results will be posted on the FalconRaceTiming.com website after the event.

Where can I find results after the race?
Please see the “Results” section below

How many complimentary beverages are included with registration?
1 per participant, but everyone is welcome to stay for the after-party where additional beverages will be available for purchase.

Where can I park?
All parking will be onsite at the Vineyard and Brewery at Hershey

Can people who are not participants come to the after-party?
Yes, participants and non-participants are welcome, but only race participants will receive a complimentary beverage from the Vineyard at Hershey.

Should I bring my ID with me to the Vineyard at Hershey?
Yes, the Vineyard and Brewery at Hershey reserves the right to check identification regardless of whether the individual is a race participant or not.

Can I transfer my race bib to someone else?
Yes! You can transfer a race bib until  Click here for how to transfer your registration to another runner.


2015 Results

2016 Results

2017 Results


Please submit questions to Tom at tom.gifford@ymcaharrisburg.org