Packet pick-up will take place on Saturday, September 30th from 8 AM - noon Central at Running Vines located in downtown Chesterton, Indiana (119 S. Calumet). There will also be packet pick-up on race day from 5:30 - 7:30 AM at the park under the blue tent. Please be advised if we have long lines you may only be issued your BIB number and can pick-up your t-shirt after you finish the race. You may have someone pick-up your packet for you if they have your name and date of birth or a copy of written permission. Each runner will receive their BIB and t-shirt at packet pick-up. Finisher medals will be handed out after you finish the race. 


Registration closes on Thursday, September 28, 2017. If you are not registered at this time you will be considered a late registrant. Late registration can be completed via email or phone after online registration has closed or in person on Saturday, September 30th from 8 AM - noon at the packet pick-up location listed above. Cash and credit card are the only 2 forms of payment that will be accepted. A registration form and waiver must be signed by each participant. T-shirt and medal will not be guaranteed if you register late. You will receive your BIB number if you register in person. To register via e-mail, please send an e-mail to csands15@gmail.com, a registration form will be sent to you with instructions on how to complete this process.   


Announcements will begin at approximately 7:30 AM. Runners will begin lining up after the conclusion according to their estimated mile time. Any changes to the course will be sent to you via e-mail as soon as we have that information available. 


All finishers will receive a medal. Awards will begin at 9:15 AM for the 10K and 10:30 AM for the Half Marathon. The following will receive awards for placement in age categories. Overall male and female for each race, along with the following age group category in each race: 10 and under, 11-12, 13-14, 15-18, 19-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, and 80 +

Run when you can, walk if you have to, crawl if you must, just NEVER give up!

-Dean Karnazes