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SouthWest 5k & 10k

Saturday March 16th, 2024 @ 10:00 am

Indian Trails Park

10313 Aboite Center Rd, Fort Wayne, IN 46804

MAIN RACE INFO

*Race Location - INDIAN TRAILS PARK - 10313 Aboite Center Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46814

*Race Start - 10:000 AM Indian Trails Park

*Parking Lot Open For Racers - 10:00 AM Indian Trails Park

*Packet Pickup and Day before(April 28th) Registration - 5:00pm-7:00pm - TBA LOCATION

*Race Day(April 29th) Packet Pickup and Registration - 7:30am-9:00am - Indian Trails Park

*Course maps HERE

*Ages 13(by 12-31-2024) and up

*5k and 10k Run/Walk races

*Limited to 500 total racers

*Limited to 500 total racers

WHAT YOU GET

*Professionally chip timed event

*USATF sanctioned race

*All participants get a race t-shirt

*All finishers get a medal

*Run flat fast paved roads to start with the remainder on flat fast paved aboite trails

*Aid stations ~ every 1 miles (Water, Gatorade, Coke)

*Age group and Overall Awards, scroll down for info

 

TENTATIVE SCHEDULE

March 15th, 2024

*5:00 PM - 7:00 PM: Packet pickup and late registration @ TBA LOCATION

March 16th, 2024

*7:30 AM-9:30 AM: Race day registration and packet pickup

*9:30 AM: Mandatory pre-race meeting

*10:00 AM: Race start

*10:45 AM: Half Marathon Grab and Go Awards begin

PARKING

*There is plenty of parking at the Memorial Coliseum, ~$8/day with all spaces no more than a 1/4 mile from the race start/finish and bathrooms

PACKET PICKUP/REGISTRATION

*Bring a photo ID and to packet pickup and registration.

*Cash, check, Venmo(3%), Paypal(3%) and Credit Card payments(3% fee) can be accepted for day before and race day registrations.

RACE TIMING, RESULTS, AND TIMING CHIP PICKUP

*The race will be chip timed with results at www.rubletiming.com LIVE as you finish

*Post-race results will be posted LIVE as racers finish

*Bibs will be given out in race bags for pre-registered and day before registration.   Race Day given as you register

NUMBERING

*All participants will receive numbered bibs to be pinned in a visible front location.

COURSE

*Course maps are linked HERE

*Mostly flat out and back course with a few rollers between the 5k and 10k turn around points

*Start at Indian Trails park behind the Jorgensen YMCA, run Aboite Center Road to Eggeman and then jump on the Aboite Trails out to the turn around point(s) before returning back to the park on paved trails.

*The courses will be marked with signs and tape and volunteers will also help direct runners.

*Police at any intersections/trail crossings that traffic needs controlled

*There will be aid stations on the run about every mile

*See ‘Food and Water’ for details on water.

AUDIO DEVICES

*Headphones, headsets, walkmans, ipods, mp3 players, or personal audio devices allowed

*See ‘USATF Rules’ for more info on all rules.

RESTROOMS

*There will be porta-johns at the race start as well as Indian Trails bathroom facility unlocked for racers

*On course there will be several port o johns, sent in pre-race email exact mile locations

T-SHIRTS, MEDALS, AWARDS

*T-Shirts will be in the race packet. 

*Finisher medals will be given at the finish line. 

*Age group and Overall awards will be given out in the half and full marathon, TBD breakdown announced soon

*Awards will be done on a grab and go basis as soon as your result/placing is confirmed post race

FOOD AND WATER

*Water and Gatorade will be available pre-race

*Aid stations ~ every 1.5 miles (Water and Gatorade)

*Drinks and some snack food will be available post-race at the finish line.

CONTINGENCY PLANS

*The race start may be delayed up to 1 hour if the weather is anticipated to clear up.

*If weather forces a cancellation we can offer a 50% discount to a future 2024/25 event.

USATF Rules

*A complete list of USATF rules can be found here

*If all participants do their best to follow the rules and race fairly, there should be no issues.

Contact

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123-456-7890 

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