Registrations are being accepted for an August 5k run that benefits the York County Quick Response Team, a SWAT-style unit.

Newberry Township Police, along with QRT, will host the 8th Annual Run for the Team, which includes a fun walk and a competitive 5k run, on Saturday, Aug. 30. The race course will go through parts of the township and Lewisberry, according to a news release from the police department.

The race and walk are open to participants age 14 and over and will begin at 8:30 a.m., with registration from 7 to 8:15 a.m., at Lewisberry Park in the 500 block of West Market Street in the borough, release says.

The overall male and female winners will receive a trophy and a gift certificate to a restaurant, and the top two males and females in various age groups will also receive prizes.

Registration is $17 before Aug. 20 and $20 after that date. Organizers are also looking for race sponsors.

To register for the race, or to sponsor it, go to to download forms. For more information, contact Officer Michael Bosco at (717)-938-2608 or by email at

— Reach Greg Gross at