Stop, Drop, and Run 5K

1 Mile

Event Date

Sun, Jul 24, 2016


Chesterton, IN

About This Activity

You're taught from a young age to stop, drop and roll if your clothes catch fire. Well, it's time to use that practice for fun! 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! We're adding a Kids Fun Run to the festivities, bring the little ones out for a good time!

The Porter Firefighters are raising funds to purchase replacement dive parts and desperately needed hand tools.

Race Location: 
Hawthorne Park, 500 Ackerman Dr., Porter, IN 46304
Raceday Times
- 7:00am - Raceday registration opens
- 7:30am - Junior Firefighter Fun Run (Kids Run, 9 and under)
- 8:00am - Stop Drop and Run 5K Run/Walk
Entry Fees:
-Early registration $20.00 includes a tee shirt (by Monday May 16, 2016) Increases to $25.00 until race day.
-Race Day Registration $30.00 includes a tee shirt while supplies last.
-Packet pick up and Race Day Registration begins at 7 a.m. on race day
-Strollers are welcome, NO PETS ALLOWED.
Unique awards given to top 3 overall runners. Medals for top 3 finishers by gender and age bracket.
Age Groups: 
10-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50+
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
-2 water stations through course.
-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.
Limited spots in Hawthorne Park. Additional parking in grass at Waverly Rd. and Franklin St. Parking attendants will be on site.

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