The Elegance & Grand Ascent at Hershey

Date: June 13-15, 2014

image015-2The Elegance is a weekend-long schedule of activities that includes:  The Grand Ascent, a challenging automobile hill climb appealing to many that love to see history in motion; The Elegance Challenge, a 5K that begins with a 200-foot elevation rise over 7-tenths of a mile; and The Elegance at Hershey, a judged Concours d’Elegance featuring 75 of the World’s rarest vehicles.

Visit www.TheEleganceatHershey.com for all the details.

Schedule of Events

Friday June 13, 2014

The Grand Ascent – A Revival of The Hershey Hill Climb

10:00 a.m. -4:00 p.m.

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Sponsored by: McCarthy Tire and Automotive Centers

Located on the Challenging Hershey Hill Climb Course behind the historic Hotel Hershey featuring vintage race cars, a vendors’ midway, special car exhibits food and more!

Saturday June 14, 2014

The “Elegance Challenge” 5K Run (Runners only, no walkers please)

6:45 a.m. Registration (non pre-registered)
7:15 a.m. Pre-Register Check-In
7:45 a.m. Run Begins
9:15 a.m. Award Presentation

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Sponsored by: Susquehanna Bank
Cool Down Tent Sponsored by:  Fromuth Tennis
Snacks provided by Wegmans

A 5K timed runners’ race (please no walkers) with  including a run up the Grand Ascent Hill Climb Course to help raise money for the beneficiaries of The Elegance At Hershey – The JDRF (Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation), The AACA Museum, and the AACA Library & Research Center.  A total of $1,500 in cash prizes will be distributed to top winners.

 

The Grand Ascent Continues

9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

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Image Credit: Jonathan P. Nelson

Sponsored by: McCarthy Tire and Automotive Centers 

Located on the Challenging Hershey Hill Climb Course behind the historic Hotel Hershey featuring vintage race cars, a vendors’ midway, special car exhibits food and more! NOON fund raising – take a ride up the hill in a vintage race car (early registration suggested day of – limited rides available).

 

The Gala Dinner Party & Charity Auction (must reserve seats in advance)

6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Cocktails
7:00 – 10:00 p.m. Dinner / Auction / Entertainment

Sponsored by: Hershey Entertainment & Resorts, RM Auctions, M&TBank,PhiladelphiaTrust, Midlantic Machinery

Sunday June 15, 2013

The Elegance

9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Sponsored by: M & T Bank, PP & L Plus

More than 60 of the world’s finest collector cars from all eras displayed through the formal gardens at The Hotel Hershey.

 

Visit www.TheEleganceatHershey.com for all the details.