What better way to explore breathtaking trails, observe scenic downtown views and savor local cuisine than taking part in a fun race in Fort Wayne? Check out some of the one-of-a-kind events for runners and walkers alike happening this summer in Fort Wayne!

Fun Runs in Fort Wayne

Thirsty Thursday Pub Run

This hoppy race brings together fun, friends and booze as runners walk or run through downtown Fort Wayne, finishing at Parkview Field for a baseball game. T-shirt, admission to the ball game, and Tincash to spend at the game are just some of the perks that come along with registration!

Date: July 6, 2017

Location:1301 Ewing St., Fort Wayne, IN

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Joseph Decuis ¼ Marathon Trail and 5k

For the first time ever, Joseph Decuis is opening their scenic Farmstead and trails to host this luxurious and picturesque race. Registration includes a gourmet, farm to table brunch served by the award winning Joseph Decuis Chefs, live entertainment, post race massage therapy, and more!

Date: July 15, 2017

Location: Joseph Decuis Wagu Farm

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Insane Inflatable 5k

For those looking for a little more fun and laid back experience, the Insane Inflatable 5k is perfect for anyone who want to let loose. The course consists of the world's largest and wildest inflatables. There is plenty of food, festivities and fun at the post race celebration, too!

Date: July 22, 2017

Location: The Plex

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Taste of the Arts Beat Beethoven 4 Mile Run/Walk

Runners will try to beat Beethoven as they run 4 miles within the time it takes to perform his 5th Symphony. Kicking off the Taste of the Arts festival, this race wraps all throughout the downtown Fort Wayne area, over the Martin Luther King bridge and through Headwaters Park before finishing at Freimann square for the city’s largest post race celebration. All proceeds will go towards Arts United, a fundraising arts council that currently assists Fort Wayne Ballet and Philharmonic, Youtheatre, Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Civic Theatre, Historical Society and many more.

Date: August 26, 2017

Location: 300 E Main St, Fort Wayne IN

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Pufferbelly 5k

If you’re looking for a more family friendly and budget conscious event, this 5k race/walk and kids 1 mile fun run is a great opportunity to explore and celebrate some of Northeast Indiana’s most popular parks. Proceeds go toward the restoration and development of Fort Wayne trails.

Date: August 12, 2017

Location: Salomon Farm Trail

Fort Wayne, IN 46825

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