Polar Bear 5K

Sat February 26, 2022 Valparaiso, IN 46385 US Directions

Polar Bear 5K

9:00AM CST - 10:30AM CST
5501 N. Campbell St.
Valparaiso, IN US 46385

Don't let the winter weather stop you from getting outside and enjoying this fun & challenging cross-country style 5K course NEW this year at Lakewood! This cross-country style race is fun for the whole family with a 5K course through beautiful Rogers Lakewood Park property.  Please be aware that the race will be in cold conditions, on pavement and gravel with possible snow, slush, and ice. Dress appropriately for the weather. Refreshments such as hot chocolate, water and other goodies will be available after the race. Run will be chip timed by T & H Timing.

Register by 2/12 to guarantee a knit stocking cap.  No cap option saves $5.

Packet Pickup and Event Check-in begins at 8:00AM the day of the race. Day of registration includes price increase of $5 and available online only until 8:45AM. 

Plenty of parking on site, see map below for specific locations


  • Plaques will be awarded to the Top Overall Male, Top Overall Female, Top Male Masters and Top Female Masters (40 and over)
  • Age Group Awards will be presented to the 1st, 2nd, 3rd Place Male and Female in each category:
    14&under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+. 

The race course will remain open until 10:30AM.  

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