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Get ready for some wintertime fun on Saturday, December 3 for the 2nd annual Glühwein Gallop 5k Run/Walk! This event starts at 9:00am during the Carmel Christkindlmarkt festivities at Carter Green.
The Glühwein Gallop draws its name from the German word Glühwein (pronounced 'glue vine'), which translates to Glowing Wine in English. Glühwein is a delicious mulled wine that is served warm in different flavors. Glühwein and its special mugs are one of the biggest attractions each year at Christkindlmarkt. Glühwein mugs are SOLD SEPARATELY at the market and are NOT INCLUDED with your registration fee.
Awards will be offered for overall and age-groups, and for the hysterical costume contest!
This event is open to all ages and abilities! Get registered today!
Registrants will receive the following items:
- Beautiful, soft-style shirt*
- Festive finishers medal**
- Age-group Awards (top 2 per group)
- Option to be timed
- One (1) complimentary serving of your choice between hot chocolate, Glühwein (21+) or beer (21+)
- Post-race refreshments
* Shirt guarantee deadline is Sunday, Nov. 27
** Provided to the first 1,000 finishers
Participants (21+) can redeem the tear-off tag on their race bib for one complimentary serving of Glühwein or beer! This must be redeemed within the festival, immediately after finishing the 5k. Be sure to have your photo ID with you! Additional servings may be purchased separately.
Hot chocolate and other non-alcoholic drink options are also available.
This beautiful 5k course will start/finish at the Christkindlmarkt festival, traveling on the Monon Trail and past the shops along Main Street and Rangeline Road. Once you finish, you'll be at the market, which opens at 11:00am.
To view the course, CLICK HERE.
Get into the holiday spirit and wear your most festive outfits! At the end of the event, awards will be given for our favorite costumes!
Participants are encouraged to go overboard, so put together the best costume you can!
Participants are encouraged to pickup their packets the day before the race.
Friday, December 2
- Location - Runners Forum - Carmel (620 Station Drive)
- Time - 4pm - 7pm
Saturday, December 3
- Location - Carmel Christkindlmarkt (10 Carter Green)
- Time - 7:30am - 9:00am
If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.