What the Hill Half and 5K

Sun May 12, 2024 Chesterton, IN 46304 US Directions


Half Marathon

$45 7:30AM CDT Price increases after May 1, 2024 at 11:59pm CDT

5K Run/Walk

$30 8:00AM CDT Price increases after May 1, 2024 at 11:59pm CDT


Coffee Creek Amphitheater
Chesterton, IN US 46304


"Because YOUR training deserves a GREAT racing experience!"

This is a Race the Region event (#5 in the series) CLICK HERE for more information about the series

  • Custom Finishers Medal
  • Timing mats at the Starting Line and Chip Timing for Finish Results
  • Live results via text and email messaging
  • All turns will have directional signs
  • No processing fee for online signup
  • Tech Running Race Shirt

5K and Half Marathon Race Awards:

Race the Region series points for top overall and age group finishers will be awarded for both races!

Custom Unique Overall & Age Group Awards – Top Overall Male & Female, Top Masters Male & Female, Top 3 Male and Female in the following age groups, 10 & under, 11-12, 13-14,15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75 and up           

Course Info: The half marathon race course will incorporate 2 miles of the Coffee Creek trails, the roads in the surrounding neighborhood, and nearby county roads.  The 5K will be held on the trails at Coffee Creek.  Both races will have the same start and finish lines. Water stops will be provided for the half marathon.     

Early Registration Fee before 5/1/2024 - 5K - $30, Half Marathon - $45

Late Registration Fee after 5/1/2024 - 5K $35, Half Marathon - $50

Race Day Registration Fee - 5K - $40 Half Marathon - $55

Online registration will remain open until the start of the race.  Participants are advised to register prior to arriving at the race site.

Both races have a "no shirt" option that will save $5.  Participants must register before April 14th in order to be guaranteed a shirt size.

Pre Packet Pick Up:  Will take place on the Wednesday through Saturday before the race from 10 AM - 5 PM at the Extra Mile Fitness Company, 3400 Calumet Ave., Valparaiso, Indiana 46383.  

Race Day Packet Pick Up - Race day packet pick up will be available on-site starting at 6:30 AM

Race Starting times:

  • The Half Marathon will start at 7:30 AM. Participants must start the Half Marathon no later than 7:35 AM.
  • The 5K will start at 8:00 AM.  Participants must start no later than 8:05AM

Participants not starting in the alloted time frames will be assigned the gun time for the start of thier race and are subject to disqualification.

When coming to the race site please enter Coffee Creek via Voyager Blvd. or Gateway Blvd.  Access from the North of Village Point will be blocked.  Please refer to the site map below for more details.

Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.

Race Shirt


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