The YCDS Greyhound 5K

By Laura Burkey, Director of Development


The inaugural York Country Day School Greyhound 5K kicked off May 5 with sunshine in the sky and excitement on the ground. The YWCA Temple Guard Drill Team raised the bar with an uplifting and invigorating performance under the tutelage of Mike Smith.


At 8:30 a.m., Flash’s Fun Run and Obstacle Course featured numerous stations of tricks  from hula hoops and limbo to a balance beam and frog hops. Each student won a school-colored lei for reaching the finish line, as Flash cheered them on!


US Road Running directed all of the runners and walkers to the starting line, and Dr. Christine Heine started the race with her air horn. Families lined the course with their red-and-grey pom-poms, red cowbells, and cheers of goodwill. See more photos here.

Overall race winner Ethan Schuler crossed the finish line at 21.15, and first female Jenna Morris garnered a time of 26.59. For the race results, click here.

This exciting event could not have been made possible without the generous support of our donors. Thank you to all who participated, supported, and volunteered for our First Annual Greyhound 5K Run/Walk and Fun Run.

Race Shirt Sponsor: Coni Wolf, ’66
Awards Sponsor: Utz
Medal Sponsor: The Lissette Family
Timing Sponsor: The Calabretta Group Morgan Stanley
Bag Sponsor: The Law Office of Rosina C. Stambaugh
Fun Run Sponsor: Natural Health & Homeopathy Dr. Tiffany Gilbert
Water Stop Sponsor: Holy Hound Taproom
Mile 1 Sponsor: Mike Ausherman Painting Inc.
Mile 2 Sponsor: Columbia & Reading Railway
Mile 3 Sponsor: River Energy Fuels
Breakfast Sponsor: Chartwell’s
Sign Sponsor: FastSigns