River City Rat Race
Sunday October 23, 2016
This year's River City Rat Race kicks off on a Sunday afternoon at 2pm, October 23. Although this race will attract some of the areas top runners, it is an event for all ages and is considered a "fun run." An awards ceremony will take place at the conclusion of the race and will include awards for age group, best costume and middle of the pack.
The starting line for the race is at the corner of Main and Barr Streets, adjacent to the Arts United Center. The Rat Race, both the 5K and 10K finish at the Old Fort, where runners will receive water, sandwiches, chips, cookies and fruit.
Participants can register online at runsignup.com. Registration fee is $30 until October 16 and $32 until Octover 21.
Runner packets can be picked up at the Central Branch YMCA on Saturday October 22 from 5-8pm. Participants can register at packet pick up for $35 (cash or check only accepted)
Race day packet pick up is from 12-1:30pm at the 1st Source Bank location at 200. E, Main Street. It is located near the starting line. There is NO race day registration.
For more information please visit rivercityratrace.com or pickup a flier at any YMCA branch in Fort Wayne and Columbia City.
What: 5K/10K Race
When: Sunday, October 23, 2016 at 2pm
Where: Start Line is at the Corner of Main and Barr Street. Finish Line at the Old Fort.
Why: Keeping Fort Wayne healthy and happy! Proceeds go directly to financially-challenged children and adults giving them an opportunity to experience the YMCA.
Fee: $30 to October 16
$32 to October 21
$35 at Packet Pickup
No race day registration