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Mon May 27, 2024 Columbia City, IN 46725 US Directions


The Memorial Day Mile

$25 10:15AM EDT - 10:45AM EDT Registration ends May 26, 2024 at 10:00pm EDT
Open to ages 1 - 105.

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227 West Van Buren Street
Columbia City, IN US 46725


Come join us this Memorial Day for  a downhill competitive mile that starts downtown Columbia City and finishes at the Whitley County YMCA. The course follows Van Buren Street in a point to point race. The race will kick off the Annual Memorial Day Parade which starts at 10:15AM.

Packet Pick Up will be available starting at 8:30 AM on race day at Running Around Screen Printing located at 227 West Van Buren Street Columbia City, IN 46725.

The Start of the race will be just West of Running Around Screen Printing on Van Buren Street and will run east on Van Buren before finishing by the Whitley Country YMCA. Post race refreshments and awards will be given at the finish line.

Parking will be available throughout Columbia City as well as at the finish at the YMCA, we ask that participants refrain from parking along Van Buren Street (Start line/Parade Route).

Awards will be presented to the Overall Male and Female and the Overall Masters Male and Female as well as the 2nd and 3rd place male/female finishers.
Age Group Awards will not be given out this year, Instead Finisher awards will be handed out at the finish line.

2024 Prize Pool increased! 
We will be awarding cash prizes again to our overall winners, this year increasing the prizes to $450 for this breakdown.
- Overall Winners/Masters Men & Women Winners $75
- 2nd Place Man & Woman $50
-3rd Place Man & Woman $25
All runners will be eligible and overall awards will be based on gun time. 

100% of the profits from the race are added into the Veterans Marathon end of the year donation which will go to the local Veterans of Foreign Wars post 5582 and Columbia City 911 communications.

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