Run for Refugees 5k Run/Walk

Sat May 25, 2019 Highland, IN US 46322 Directions
Wicker Memorial Park
8554 Indianapolis Blvd.
Highland, IN US 46322

The Welcome Network is excited to announce the 3rd Annual Run for Refugees 5k Run/Walk fundraiser. This purpose of this race is to spread awareness and advocate for refugees. 100% of funds raised will go to supporting refugees and asylum seekers in Northwest Indiana as settle into their new homes. 

The race begins at 10:00 AM on Saturday, May 25th, 2019 in beautiful Wicker Memorial Park in Highland, IN.  The walkers will begin at approximately 10:00 AM and the runners wave will begin at approximately 10:15 AM. The early bird entry fee of $30.00 has been extended until race day! Race is free for children 10 and under (you can email us at to purchase a shirt for children for $12) and proceeds will be designated to assisting refugees/asylees settled into Northwest Indiana and Chicagoland. Race entry includes a race t-shirt. *Finishers Medals* will be presented to Top 6 (3M/3F) runners. Come join us and help spread awareness regarding victims of war, violence and persecution throughout the world!

There will also be a raffle, one ticket will be given per donation. Raffle prizes include Starbucks gift basket, complimentary hotel stays, Comfort Roast coffee gift basket, and more. 

Race day packet pickup begins at 9:30 AM at Shelter #1 at Wicker Memorial Park in Highland, IN.

The Welcome Network is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization that exists to caringly provide practical resources, spiritual mentoring, and real community to immigrants and refugees of Northwest Indiana and South Chicagoland.

*No Rain Checks* 


Race Contact Info
If you have any questions about this race, please contact the race director at

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