Indiana Dunes State Park, Chesterton, IN, 46304, Indiana, US

Start Date

03/13/2021

Runnin' with the Irish 5K

Please join us for the 21st Annual Runnin' with the Irish 5K in the Indiana Dunes State Park benefiting St. Patrick School in Chesterton.

7:00AM - Race Day Packet pick up starts 
7:30AM - Starting Line opens for first group of runners

**THERE WILL BE NO ONSITE REGISTRATION.  ONLINE REGISTATION WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL 7:30AM.  PARTICIPANTS WANTING TO REGISTER ON RACE DAY SHOULD REGISTER AT HOME ON THEIR COMPUTER OR PERSONAL DEVICE BEFORE HEADING TO THE RACE SITE.

In order to provide for a safe race environment, we will be utilizing a rolling start for this race.  The starting line will be open from 7:30AM-9:00AM. Participants will be asked to select a starting time window when registering.  Participants can start at any time during their selected starting time window.  We ask for the safety of all of our participants that you arrive no sooner than 20 minutes prior to your starting time ready to run and only start during your selected starting window.  Participants that do not start during their assigned times are subject to disqualification.  Your cooperation is the key to keeping this event safe for everyone.  Please remember the State of Indiana has a face covering requirement.  Everyone attending the event must wear a face covering at all times EXCEPT when running.

Race Shirts are not guaranteed for registrations that are received after March 1st

Age Groups
0-8; 9-10; 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; 80+
Awards will be given to the overall top female and male runner, the top female and male masters (40+) runner, the top three runners in each female and male age division, the top six runners in children’s age divisions (0-18)

Packet Pick-Up:  

Early Packet Pick-Up will be available on March 11th from 10AM - 5:30PM; and March 12th from 10AM - 3:00PM at the Extra Mile Fitness Co., 1330 E Lincolnway, Valparaiso, IN  Early packet pick up at the Extra Mile will end at 3:00PM on Friday.  Friday evening packet pick up will be from 4:00-7:00PM at Val's Pizza,112 S 11th St, Chesterton, IN.  Onsite packet pick up will begin at 7AM.  To help with social distancing, we ask if at all possible participants pick up their packets in advance.

Race awards will be available on-site from 10:00AM-11:00AM.  After that awards will be available to be picked up at the Extra Mile Fitness Co., 1330 E. Lincolnway, Valparaiso, IN  during regular business hours.

Bracket/Division Details & Fees:

  1. 5K Run

    Activity Starts: 3/13/2021 07:30 - Activity Ends:
    Registration opens : 1/14/2021 11:17
    Activity type:
    Requires Date of Birth
    Requires phone number
    Giveaway(s): T-Shirt
    Registration Periods:
    • Registration opens : 1/14/2021 11:17
      Registration closes : 2/27/2021 00:59
      Race fee : $25.00
      Processing fee : $2.45
    • Registration opens : 2/27/2021 01:00
      Registration closes : 3/13/2021 08:30
      Race fee : $30.00
      Processing fee : $2.74


  2. 5K Run Student Registration

    Activity Starts: 3/13/2021 07:30 - Activity Ends:
    Registration opens : 1/14/2021 11:17
    Activity type:
    Requires Date of Birth
    Requires phone number
    Giveaway(s): T-Shirt
    Registration Periods:
    • Registration opens : 1/14/2021 11:17
      Registration closes : 2/27/2021 00:59
      Race fee : $15.00
      Processing fee : $1.87
    • Registration opens : 2/27/2021 01:00
      Registration closes : 3/13/2021 08:30
      Race fee : $20.00
      Processing fee : $2.16


  3. 1/2 Mile Kid's Fun Run

    This will be a virtual event. Participants can pick up their race shirts at packet pick up but we will not hold this event on site.
    Activity Starts: 3/13/2021 09:30 - Activity Ends:
    Registration opens : 1/14/2021 11:17
    Activity type:
    Requires Date of Birth
    Requires phone number
    Giveaway(s): T-Shirt
    Registration Periods:
    • Registration opens : 1/14/2021 11:17
      Registration closes : 3/12/2021 18:00
      Race fee : $10.00
      Processing fee : $1.58


  4. 5K Non Competitive Fitness Walk

    This will be a virtual event. Participants can pick up their race shirts at packet pick up but we will not hold this event on site.
    Activity Starts: 3/13/2021 07:30 - Activity Ends:
    Registration opens : 1/14/2021 11:43
    Activity type:
    Requires Date of Birth
    Requires phone number
    Giveaway(s): T-Shirt
    Registration Periods:
    • Registration opens : 1/14/2021 11:43
      Registration closes : 2/27/2021 00:59
      Race fee : $25.00
      Processing fee : $2.45
    • Registration opens : 2/27/2021 01:00
      Registration closes : 3/13/2021 08:30
      Race fee : $30.00
      Processing fee : $2.74


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