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November 5, 2003

Hersheypark Announces Name for New Roller Coaster

Hersheypark Storm Runner Roller CoasterHershey, PA — The wait is over, and the new roller coaster coming to Hersheypark next season finally has a name, Storm Runner.

In August, Hersheypark announced the new Intamin hydraulic launched roller coaster. The park then asked the public to vote give the new ride a name. The options in the poll were Steel Stampede, Renegade and Storm Runner.

In just two weeks, more than 46,000 votes were cast and the big winner ended up being Storm Runner with 18,398 votes. Renegade fell came in second with 15,868 votes and trailing was Steel Stampede with 12,097 votes.

Storm Runner is slated to begin operations at Hersheypark in May 2004.

Storm Runner logo courtesy of Hersheypark. All rights reserved.