Homeland Hospice 5K and Memory Walk 2020

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PLEASE NOTE: CDC guidelines for COVID-19 will be followed to ensure everyone’s safety. Masks are required at all times except for racers/walkers during the run/walk. Everyone must maintain the six foot social distancing requirements between their own teams and other participants.

Runners & Walkers, Friends, Family
& Your Dog, too!

Please join Homeland for an uplifting event while supporting and raising funds for benevolent services provided to our hospice patients and their families.

Homeland Hospice is a non-profit outreach program of Homeland Center, providing more than 10 years of service to our community. Much of our enhanced care—massage, music and pet therapy, extra in-home relief hours, professional photography, and more—is dependent on the generosity of folks like you.

Whether you are a serious runner, or participate to commemorate the memory of a loved one, ALL are welcome! Join us individually or with a team. And, please consider an additional donation to have your loved one’s name printed on the front of this year’s t-shirts.

THE 5K is a measured five kilometers (3.1 miles), relatively flat course at the Rossmoyne
Business Center, beginning and ending at 5000 Ritter Road, Mechanicsburg.

AWARDS: Medals and $100 will be presented to the 5K Overall Male and Overall Female Champions. Ribbons will be presented to the top three Male and Female finishers in eight age brackets.

THE MEMORY WALK is a shorter distance along a portion of the same course.


  • Plenty of free parking
  • 7:15 to 8:15 AM – Registration
  • 8:30 AM – Start time


After the run/walk, we celebrate the lives of those you ran or walked in memory of and enjoy food and refreshments. CDC guidelines at the time of the event will be followed. Not only do we have cash prizes for winning runners, there will be additional fun awards for everyone:

  • Largest team
  • Most adorable dog
  • Best decorated baby stroller


In light of Covid-19, the registration fee is being waived this year, but you must still register to participate. Donations are always welcome; please consider $25. You can register online (now through 9/21), by mail, or on the day of the event.

By mail: Download, complete and print the registration form, and if enclosing a donation, please make it payable to Homeland Hospice. Mail to:

Homeland Hospice, Development Office
2300 Vartan Way
Harrisburg, PA 17110

All entries received (or postmarked) by September 21, 2020, are guaranteed to receive a FREE t-shirt. For entries received after September 21 (including the day of the event), t-shirts are only available while they last.

Help us raise additional funds! Collect $100 or more in sponsorships and receive a special gift bag. Bring your completed form (downloadable here) on the day of the event, along with all monies/checks (payable to Homeland Hospice).

QUESTIONS? Please email Myra Badorf or call 717-221-7890.