Ringing in Spring is where the region's runners gather to kick off the spring running season.
* Gold Cup Elite Series Race * Organized by long-time local runners and the YMCA for 23 years * Disposable on-the-bib chip timing * Long-sleeve wicking 1/4 zip shirts - choose male or female fitted. See our website for details. * No shirt = $15 discount * 5K and 10K events - starting together * Prediction walk - a friendly competition to see how close you come to your predicted time * Gear check * Early shirt/bib pickup * USATF certified course - see course map and certification map on our website * Kid's fun run at 10:15am - 125 or 250 yards depending on age * Pasta on the Run - $5 pasta to go, the night before the race. Must pre-order. * Free child care (must preregister - see our website) * 100% of proceeds benefit the Valparaiso Family YMCA