(October 15, 2018) — Officials at PeoplesBank Park confirmed today that the Crazy Wine Dash scheduled to be held at the York Revolution’s ballpark this Saturday, October 20, will not be held and they have cancelled their rental agreement with event organizer Willie Baker of The Crazy Wine Dash.
Eric Menzer, president of the York Revolution, said Baker failed to secure a permit for the event from the City of York as well as the required insurance for the event and a liquor license from the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board.
“Our first concern is for the safety of participants in any event held at PeoplesBank Park, whether it’s one of ours or one run by people who have rented our facilities,” Menzer said. “Our understanding from our friends at the City is that the Wine Dash organizers have not proven the safety of their 5K run route and taken the other necessary steps to receive city and state approval, and they will not be able do so in the time left before the event.”
Menzer said he and his colleagues share the frustration expressed by people who registered for the event and read of the cancellation on the Revolution’s social media channels.
“As far as I can recall, this has never happened to us before,” Menzer added. “Our rental clients to date have done very well by the York community. We are extremely disappointed that The Crazy Wine Dash has let down its participants like this.”
Menzer directed all inquiries regarding refunds of registration fees to Baker through his website, www.thecrazywinedash.com