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Join us Saturday, June 17, 2023 (Father’s Day Weekend) for the 16th annual Necktie 5K Walk & Run. As the name implies, participants are encouraged to wear neckties during the run in recognition of fathers everywhere! Prizes will be awarded to participants with the most-creative neckties. Prizes are also awarded to the first father\son and father\daughter teams to finish together. This is the perfect opportunity to spend quality time with your dad and enjoy beautiful views of Lake Michigan.
Pre-registered participants may receive a commemorative race number and official race shirt. T-Shirts are short-sleeved and unisex-sized; available in Kid's Small - Adult XXL.
The top three finishers in each age group will receive a necktie. Also, awards will be given to the first father-son and first father-daughter teams to run the race together and cross the finish line together.
Family \ Group Discount
Groups of 4 or more who register online at the same time will receive a $5 discount per registration. A discount will also be given to participants who register early and do not wish to get a t-shirt.
Registration is limited to the first 500 people who sign up. So register early!
January 31, 2023
Online registration opens.
June 5, 2023
Deadline for early registration. Registration after this date will be $25 per entry. No exceptions.
June 15, 2023
Deadline for online and mail-in registration (unless we reach our cap of 500 before this date).
June 16, 2023
Packet pick-up and in-person registration available at the Beverly Shores Administration Building (across from Beverly Shores Train Station) from 6 - 7 PM.
June 17, 2023
Race day registration will be available! Arrive early! Race Day Registration opens at 7 AM and closes at 7:40 AM. T-Shirt Sizes may be limited on Race Day.
Before the race, join us for the Kid's Sprint. The Sprint will take place at 7:40 AM near the registration tables. It is free! Registration is not require. The Sprint is open to ages 8 and under. All kids who participate win a prize! Group Stretches will follow the Kids Sprint.
Refreshments (including bottled Gatorade, Dunesmart Donuts, and homemade Cookies) and entertainment will be provided to participants after the run.
Parking near the start is extremely limited. There are a few spots at the public beach (just west of the start), but they require a National Park Pass and they fill up early. Street parking will not be permitted.
We advise you park at St Ann of the Dunes Church, one mile south of the start line (Click here for a map to St. Ann's) and take a shuttle bus to the start line. Look for the blue "Shuttle Stop" signs. After the race, the shuttle bus will take you back to your car. Arrive Early to allow time to shuttle to the start line. Masks are optional.
We have many photos from past races. There may even be a picture of you!
2022 Necktie 5K - Facebook
2019 Necktie 5K - Facebook
2018 Necktie 5K - Facebook
2017 Necktie 5K - Facebook
2016 Necktie 5K - Facebook
2015 Necktie 5K - Facebook
2014 Necktie 5K - Facebook
2012 Necktie 5K - Facebook
2011 Necktie 5K - Facebook
Thank you to everyone who participated in the 2022 ABSR Necktie 5K Walk & Run. Results Below. It was the PERFECT day and the race was a great success! If you have comments or suggestions, please email them to firstname.lastname@example.org or complete the race evaluation in your results email. Race photos are available to download from our FaceBook Page.
Click below for a full list of results from the 2022 Necktie 5K Walk & Run:
Luke Benes, Male Overall Winner, Chicago, IL, 16:43
Emily Leonard, Female Overall Winner, Park Ridge, IL, 19:18
Brian and Maggie Fudacz, Father \ Daughter Team, Schererville, IN, 23:55
Greg and Taylor Neff, Father \ Son Team, Granger, IN, 23:53
This event would not have been possible without the support and assistance of our sponsors and volunteers. Special thanks to our Sponsors!
We look forward to seeing you in 2023!
16th Annual Necktie Walk & Run
Saturday, June 17, 2023
2022 Race Winners:
The Association of Beverly Shores Residents (ABSR) is a volunteer organization. Our mission is to promote the well being of the community, give voice to the concerns of its residents, and foster community spirit; to keep residents informed on matters of interest and concern to the Town of Beverly Shores and to disseminate information and take appropriate actions pertaining to those issues. The ABSR does this through monthly newsletters, children's activities, community social events, promoting environmental awareness, beautification projects, etc.
The Necktie 5K is organized by the Program Committee of the ABSR. Visit the ABSR website (www.absr.org) for more information on ABSR events and ways you can get involved.
If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.
Rebora Plaza, 1 East Lakefront Drive, Beverly Shores, IN
Corner of Lakefront Drive and Broadway at Lake Michigan.
Parking available at St Ann Church.
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