4th of July Blast 5K Run/Walk


Event Date

Tue, Jul 4, 2017


Valparaiso, IN


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4th of July Blast 5K Run/Walk

$25 $25 Closed

4th of July Blast 5K Run/Walk

$20 $20 Closed

About This Activity

Burn some calories before heading to your afternoon barbecue!  Join Valpo Parks for the 4th of July Blast 5K Run/Walk on Tuesday, July 4th at 7:30 a.m.  Event is for all ages and abilities.  New route for 2017!  Event will start and end at Foundation Meadows Park, 3210 N. Campbell Street.  Free parking available at start location, Growing Kids Learning Center, Cooks Corner Elementary and Valparaiso High School.  Bring your family and friends and start your 4th of July off with a bang!  Register by June 15th to guarantee your shirt size.  Additional shirts will be ordered, however, sizes after 6/15 are NOT guaranteed.  Chip timing by T&H Timing.  Age group awards ceremony following the race.  Come out and show your Independence Day Spirit while being healthy and fun.

Packet Pick Up : Monday, July 3rd, 10 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. at Extra Mile Fitness, 1330 Lincolnway, Valparaiso and 6:00-7:00 a.m. Tuesday, July 4th at race tent.

New for 2017, get ready for the 4th of July Blast 5K by joining the nationally recognized Jeff Galloway Training Program. The program is open to all runners of all abilities and is set to begin on April 25 and will run for 10 weeks right up to the 4th of July Blast 5K.  Every Tuesday, participants will meet and learn about nutrition, goals, hydration, the Galloway run/walk training method and more.  Interested individuals are encouraged to come out on April 25 for a "test run" before registering.  For more information or to register, visit:  http://www.jeffgalloway.com/training/

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