Start the New Year in a healthy way! Bid farewell to the old year with a walk or run through a dazzling display of holiday lights and animation. All courses run through the lights on the lake at Lakemont Park. This race is based on a loop and the amount of laps will be dependent upon your race.
Racers must wear race number to show that you are a race participant. You will have a certain color bib pertaining to what race you are participating in. If you want to change races, you may do so by calling the Hollidaysburg Area YMCA at 695-4467 before December 30. No changes on race day! For safety reasons, headsets of any kind or pets are not permitted.
START TIMES: 5k Run will start at 4:00PM, 2 Mile Run will start at 4:30PM & the 2 Mile Walk will start at 5:00PM. Runners are allowed to do the walk portion of the race for FREE to enjoy the lights if they wish. You do not need to register again just keep your bib tag on for the walk. Race participants will receive a pass for Lights on the Lake as well!
Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Please contact the YMCA at 814.695.4467 for more information
Where can I find race maps?
Visit our website for course maps.
What is the refund policy?
Registration is non-refundable. Remember, if you cannot make it to the event, your registration fee is going towards a good cause.
When can I pick up my race packet?
Before the race, packets will be available at the Hollidaysburg Area YMCA starting the Thursday before the race from 5:00am to 10:00pm and Friday from 5:00am to 9:00pm. Day of the race you may pick up your packet at the race location - Lakemont Park ONLY, from 2:30 to 3:45PM.
What are my parking options getting to the event?
Parking will be available in the parking garage located by Galactic Ice.
What Awards will be handed out?
Awards will be given out immediately following the race. We will be awarding medals for the following categories: 5k run top 3 overall male & female finishers as well as the 2 mile run & 2 mile walk overall (male & female) finishers. Awards will also be given out to the top three male and female finishers in the following age categories: 6-8, 9-11, 12-14, 15-18, 19-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 & Over
Awards winners are asked to remain for the Awards Ceremony as no awards will be mailed