Sasquatch Preservation Trail Run - 5K

City Mount Wolf
09.09.2023  !
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Sasquatch Preservation Trail Run - 5K: race description

Hard to believe we’re back for our 6th year of the Sasquatch 5K Trail Run!  Hosted on the Snyder Family Farm in Mount Wolf, this all off-road cross-country and trail run crisscrosses land permanently preserved by the Farm &, Natural Lands Trust of York County.  You’ll traverse mixed terrain and elevation, peering into woodlands near the Codorus Creek and passing varied crops on York County’s best soils.  Watch out for wildlife, we’ve seen native songbirds, deer, turkeys, owls, foxes snakes and sasquatches, all on this beautiful landscape. 

Back with another NEW COURSE… some changes to the layout of the farm operation mean changes to the Sasquatch course!  You’ll have fun, and feel challenged.  The Sasquatch 5K is chip timed by York Road Runners.  This great Sasquatch Preservation Trail Run has been featured in Runner’s World magazine’s list of America’s Top Trail Races!

Parking is limited and so is clean air, so please try and car pool.

Post-race will feature snacks from Flinchbaugh’s Orchard &, Farm Market, drinks, cold beer from Brewery Products (21+ with ID), music and celebration with your fellow runners.  New this year, smoothie samples plus discount coupons from Smoothie King for all runners!

This is a PRIVATE property, so please –, no trespassing pre or post-race day.  Since this is an active farm, please NO ANIMALS.  Due to the terrain, we also ask that NO STROLLERS are brought on the course.

The Sasquatch 5K Preservation Trail Run benefits Farm &, Natural Lands Trust of York County, a land preservation organization dedicated to conservation of our prime agricultural and sensitive environmental landscapes.

FNLT holds over 100 conservation easements quickly approaching 10,000 acres of beautiful land permanently preserved.  Learn more at –, see photos of our preserved lands, become a member, and more.  There you can also find information on our 3rd Annual York County Thoroughbred 10K Trail Run being held on Sunday, October 16th, as well as our other exciting fundraising events throughout the year.

Register here or send a check to FNLT.  Tech-shirts are an additional $5.00 per person.  Pricing is $20.00 through the end of August and $25.00 in September.  Once we get to September, shirts are on limited availability up until race day. 

Early packet pick up can be done at Flying Feet Sport Shoes on Friday, September 9th from 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM.  Flying Feet is located at 1511 Mount Rose Avenue in York, PA.  Race day registration starts at 7:30 AM.

Tying into our outdoors theme – patches are given in place of awards or trophies, a new one each year – collect them all!  Prizes awarded to – Top Male &, Female, Age Groups, Best Costume and more.  Additional unique random prizes and giveaways galore.  In the past we’ve had fresh baked pies, local fruits and vegetables, pumpkins, sporting goods and other fun stuff. 

Please contact Sean Kenny, Executive Director of Farm &, Natural Lands Trust of York County –


Back for the 4th Annual Sasquatch Preservation Trail Run, an off-road cross-country and trail run on private property permanently preserved by the Farm &, Natural Lands Trust of York County. The Sasquatch is a 5K distance on mixed terrain and elevation. You'll run through the woods, along the Codorus Creek and on some of the best farmland York County has to offer. Be aware of the wildlife! Birds, deer, turkeys, groundhogs, snakes and sasquatches roam free on the property.
Following the race there will be local snacks, drinks and cold beer, with live music and some fun surprises to celebrate with your fellow runners. Parking is limited and so is clean air, so please try and car pool!

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