Thanks to all who helped make the 2021 Wheels & Wings Festival and 5K Race a Success!
The 2021 WW5K event generated $39,000 for the Lancaster Summer Youth Experience, funded in partnership with the United Way of Lancaster. The program supports approximately 1,000 city youth between the ages of 5 and 17 through activities that teach leadership skills and prevent the “summer slide” for students.
We kicked off the day with the 5K race. The new course, hosted by Brethren Village, was well received. Race participants appreciated the mostly flat course that avoided active roadways, community residents had front row seats (and easy access for those who participated) and Brethren Village looks forward to hosting the 5K again next year! We had 116 registrations and 109 people crossed the finish line which introduced chip timing this year.
For the Wheels & Wings Festival, hosted by Lancaster Airport, there were around 250 vehicles and 10 aircraft including a Pennsylvania State Police helicopter and Liberty Warbirds’ Huey helicopter. A passenger helicopter went up for about 30 rides. The festival included food trucks, bounce houses, vendors, live music and prizes for participants in various categories.
See you in 2022!
Thank you to the following sponsors: