The FWRC Annual Banquet

Sun January 29, 2023 Fort Wayne, IN 46845 US Directions

The 2023 Annual FWRC Banquet

$37 3:00PM EST - 8:00PM EST
560 spots left. Registration ends January 23, 2023 at 11:59pm EST

The 2023 Annual FWRC Banquet Table

$224 3:00PM EST - 8:00PM EST Registration ends January 23, 2023 at 11:59pm EST
10622 Parkview Plaza Dr.
Fort Wayne, IN US 46845

The 2023 Fort Wayne Running Club Banquet and Annual Meeting and will take place Sunday January 29, 2023 at the Parkview Mirro Center. (No parking charge!) Everyone is welcome. Registration continues till Monday January 23. Our Keynote Speaker is outstanding ultra distance runner, Camille Herron.

The 2023 Annual Banquet will honor members, volunteers, and outstanding area high school athletes. Please join our festivities beginning at 3 pm. 
To protect yourself and others from spreading or ​contracting an ​illness use appropriate health ​precautions like using hand sanitizer, cover coughs/sneezes, and ​maintain other hygiene ​measures.

3:00- 4:00 pm- Welcome/Check In, Fitness Expo, Silent Auction, Raffle Drawing Sign Up, Runners Social, Camille Herron Meet/Greet.

4:00-5:00 pm:  Banquet Welcome, Invocation, Dinner, and Annual Meeting

5:00-5:45 pm: Banquet Annual Awards

Annual FWRC Awards:  2022 Points Series Age Group Awards, Ironrunner Awards, Don Lindley’s Volunteer of the Year Award, Barbie Scrogham Spirit of Running Award, Golden Shoe Award, Extra Mile Award, Joe Ziegler’s Breaking Barriers Award, Presidents Award and Chris Brown Outstanding High School Distance Runners

5:45pm– 7:00 pm: Camille Herron's Presentation, Questions/Answers, and Closing Remarks

A  5 km public run/walk with Camille will take place Saturday January 28 at 10 am at Fleet Feet with check in beginning at 9:00 am. No charge.  Join us. Following the run/walk Camille will offer a store appearance with autographs.

Camille Herron, considered one of the best American ultra runners, is a USATF Certified Coach Level 3, and widely known throughout the world as a highly skilled distance runner who holds multiple records like the first and only athlete to win all three of the international Association of Ultrarunners’ 50k, 100k, and 24 hour World Championships.  In April 2022 she became the youngest women to reach 1000,000 lifetime miles. 

In November 2017, she broke Ann Trason’s 100 mile Road Work Record by over an hour in 12:42:40.  She broke her 12 hour and 100 Mile World Records in February 2022 at the Jackpot 100 Mile US Championship, winning the race outright and beating all the men. Her marathon personal best is 2:37:14 and her 100 mile personal best is 12:41:11.

Camille’s presentation will address her life as a runner, a person who has overcome obstacles, and her achievements.  It will include stories of life changing experiences and strategies for success. She states “There are no limits on what I can do. If I set a goal for something I go after it. I want to raise the bar for what women think is possible.” She and her husband Conor live in Oklahoma.  For more information visit

For more questions contact Judy Tillapaugh at 

Registration Fee Information
Banquet fee is $37 for non FWRC members

$28 until November 1st for FWRC members

$32 November 1st - January 1st for FWRC members 

$37 after January 1st for FWRC members and others

Table fee for a group of 8 people is $28 per person (Total = $224.00)

Thank you banquet sponsors:  Fleet Feet, Three Rivers Running Company, Summit Physical Therapy, and Buchanan Hauling and Rigging!!


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