Spring Ahead 15K and 5K Runs

Sun March 21, 2021 Portage, IN 46368 US Directions


$25 8:30AM CDT Price increases after March 20, 2021 at 11:59pm CDT


$25 9:00AM CDT Price increases after March 20, 2021 at 11:59pm CDT
3100 Willowcreek Rd
Portage, IN US 46368

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

*Custom Finishers Certificate

*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:

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                                                 

Entry Fee: Online registration fee—$25 (no additional processing fee) - $20 without a shirt

Pre Packet Pick Up:  Will take place on Friday, February 5th from 10AM-6PM and Saturday, February 6th from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. at the Extra Mile Fitness Company, 1330 E Lincolnway, Valparaiso, Indiana 46383.

Due to the current health crisis participants are asked to pick up their race packets in advance.  There will be no pre or post-race activities.  Addtionally, because of the current COVID 19 pandemic will be limiting this event to 500 participants.  We will be utilizing a rolling start for each race distance.  This will allow runners to start individually or in small groups of associated participants (family member or participants that live together) during designated times.  When registering, participants for the 15K will be asked to select a 10-minute starting time window between 8:30AM - 9:00AM.  Participants for the 5K will be asked to select a 10 minute starting time window between 9:00AM - 9:30AM.  Participants may begin their race anytime during the selected time window.  There is a limit of 100 starting positions available for each starting time window and they are available on a first come, first serve basis.  In order to maintain safe distancing and traffic control on the race course participants must start during their selected starting time slot.  If a particular starting time is not available it means it has reached the maximum number of participants for that time slot.  Please do not ask us to make any exceptions, because we will not.  The race course will remain open until 10:30AM.  

Should the condtions of the current health crisis improve and the restrictions on group gatherings be removed we will revert back to a more traditional race start set up and everyone in the 15K will start at 8:30AM and everyone in the 5K will start at 9AM.

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Please note this is a Bella and Canvas - #3055 Men's Jersey Short Sleeve Ringer Tee


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