Necktie 5K Walk & Run

Sat June 18, 2022 Directions

Necktie 5K Walk & Run

$20 8:00AM CDT - 9:00AM CDT Price increases after June 6, 2022 at 11:59pm CDT

We are BACK!!!  Join us Saturday, June 18, 2022 (Father’s Day Weekend) for the 15th 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 Timeline

Registration is limited to the first 500 people who sign up. So register early!

January 31, 2022
Online registration opens.

June 6, 2022
Deadline for early registration.Registration after this date will be $25 per entry. No exceptions.

June 15, 2022
Deadline for online and mail-in registration (unless we reach our cap of 500 before this date).

June 17, 2022
Packet pick-up, in-person registration available at the Beverly Shores Administration Building from 6:00 - 7:00 PM.

June 18, 2022
Race day registration opens at 6:45 AM and closes at 7:40 AM, or until we reach our cap of 500 registrations.

Before the Race - Kids Sprint & Group Stretches

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.

After the Race - Donuts & Live Entertainment

Refreshments (including bottled Gatorade, Dunesmart Donuts, and homemade Cookies) and entertainment will be provided to participants after the run.

Rebora Plaza, 1 East Lakefront Drive, Beverly Shores, IN
Corner of Lakefront Drive and Broadway at Lake Michigan.
Parking available at St Ann Church.
Parking \ Shuttle Buses

Parking near the start line is very limited. On race day, no parking is available at Rebora Plaza. There are a few spots at the Lakeview public beach (just west of Rebora Plaza) and at the public lot on Dunbar at Lake Front Drive.  Additional parking is available at St. Ann's Church (433 Golf Wood Rd).

Two shuttle buses will pick-up runners at St Ann's Church and the Beverly Shores Administration Building (on Broadway). The vans will take runners directly to the start line. For the safety of our runners, face coverings will be required at all times on shuttle buses.  The shuttle vans will run every 3 - 5 minutes starting at 6:30 AM. We advise you arrive early so you are not rushed. After the run, the shuttle vans will return runners to their cars.

Please do NOT park at the Train Station. This parking lot is reserved for riders of the South Shore Line.

Association of Beverly Shores Residents (ABSR)

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 ( for more information on ABSR events and ways you can get involved.

Past Results

Thank you to everyone who participated in the 2019 ABSR Necktie 5K Walk & Run.  Results Below.  The race was a great success!  If you have comments or suggestions, please email them to or complete the race evaluation in your results email.  Race photos are available to download from our FaceBook Page and checkout the great article on

Click below for a full list of results from the 2019 Necktie 5K Walk & Run:



Overall winners:
Andrew Weber, Male Overall Winner, Chicago, IL, 16:35
Emily Leonard, Female Overall Winner, Park Ridge, IL, 19:04
Craig and Julia Benes, Father \ Daughter, Chicago, IL, 24:26
Tom and Aidan Ilic, Team Father \ Son Team, Valparaiso, IN, 24:10

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 2022!
15th Annual Necktie Walk & Run
Saturday, June 18, 2022

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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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