You're taught from a young age to stop, drop and roll if your clothes catch fire. In the spirit of that practice, let's substitute run in the mix! The Stop, Drop and Run 5K Run/Walk is just the way to do it! You can also run with a firefighter! Yes, you heard right! Firefighters from Porter Fire Department will be running in their gear to challenge themselves and you! So come on out and have some fun!
The Porter Firefighters are raising funds to purchase replacement dive parts, new training aids and station upgrades.
Race Location: Hawthorne Park, 500 Ackerman Dr., Porter, IN 46304 Raceday Times - 7:00am - Raceday registration opens - 8:00am - Stop Drop and Run 5K Run/Walk - 8:40am - Approximate time for Award Ceremony Entry Fees: -Pre-race Registration $25.00 up to race day -Dri-Fit shirts guaranteed until Monday July 24, 2017 -Race Day Registration $30.00 includes a Dri-Fit shirt while supplies last. -Packet pick up and Race Day Registration begins at 7 a.m. on race day -Strollers are welcome, dogs are welcome. Please ensure all dogs are up to date on shots, on a six foot leash, and friendly with adults, children and other dogs. Awards: Unique awards given to top 3 overall runners. Medals for top 3 finishers by gender and age bracket. Age Groups: 10 and under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+ Course Description: Street and bike trail running, starting and finishing in same location, Hawthorne Park. Race Timing: The race will be chip timed and results posted at www.thtiming.com. Amenities: -Water stations through course. -Improved route marking -Packet pick up, race day registration, after the race refreshments and snacks. -Restrooms will be in the Community Building at Hawthorne Park and at Porter Fire Department on route. Parking: Limited spots in Hawthorne Park. Additional parking in grass at Waverly Rd. and Franklin St. Parking attendants will be on site.