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Spring Ahead 15K and 5K Runs

Sun March 10, 2024 Portage, IN 46368 US Directions



8:30AM CDT


8:45AM CDT


3100 Willowcreek Rd
Portage, IN US 46368



SPRING AHEAD AND DON'T LATE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 

Runners who do not start at the appropriate time will be disqualified.
Hosted by the Portage YMCA

"Because YOUR training deserves a GREAT racing experience!"

This is a Race the Region event (#3 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

5K and 15K Race Awards:

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                                                 

Entry Fee: Early registration fee—$30 (no additional processing fee) - $25 without a shirt.  Price increases on March 2nd.  Race Day - $40

Shirt sizes and availability are only guaranteed if registered before Feb. 15th

Pre Packet Pick Up:  Will take place on March 8th from 10 AM - 6 PM and Saturday, March 9th from 10 AM - 5 PM at the Extra Mile Fitness Company, 3400 Calumet Ave., Valparaiso, Indiana 46383.

Race Day Registration and Packet Pick Up:  Onsite packet pick up will be from 7:30-8:30AM  Online registration will remain open until the start of the race.  Participants wanting to register race morning should register online prior to arriving at the race site.

Starting time for each race is as follows:

  • 15K - The participants in the 15K start together at 8:30 AM. (Participants must start by 8:35AM.  Starting the 15K after 8:35 will result in a disqualification)
  • 5K - The participants in the 5K will start together at 8:45 AM.  (Participants must cross the starting line before 8:50 AM in order to receive a chip start time.  Participants starting after 8:50 AM will be assigned the gun time as their starting time)


Race Contact Info

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