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Oak Ridge Prairie

Make-A-Wish - Run for Wishes 5k

Bring the family and run or walk October 9th at beautiful Oak Ridge Prairie to help make wishes come true for children battling critical illnesses.

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Make-A-Wish - Run for Wishes 5k

Time & Location

Oct 09, 2021, 9:00 AM

Oak Ridge Prairie, 301 S Colfax St, Hammond, IN 46323, USA

About the Event

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Bring the family and run or walk October 9th at beautiful Oak Ridge Prairie to help make wishes come true for children battling critical illnesses. Get ready for a one-of-a-kind, scenic and memorable run that will take you through the trails, past the airport runway, and back to the finish line, where refreshments and snacks will be waiting for you! Event Schedule 7:45 - 9:00 A.M. - Packet Pickup at the Pavilion 9:00 A.M. - Kids Half-Mile Fun Run 9:30 A.M. - 5K Run/Walk 10:45 A.M. - Awards Ceremony

Registration options include a 5K Run and a Kids Half-Mile "Fun Run"   5K registration includes; t-shirt* and a goodie bag! *T-shirt guaranteed to those registered by September 9th Kids Half-Mile Fun Run registration includes; a "fun run" goodie bag! An additional option for a t-shirt is available upon signup. The fun run course will be one loop around the lake located near the 5k start. Signs will be posted on race day, along with volunteers to assist in directing participants. Refreshments, snacks, and music will be available for all at the post-race party!  Computerized Timing for the 5k race provided by Tempo Run Timing. 5k course map will be announced soon!

  1. Psst... want a free race entry? Help children's wishes come true and earn a free race! Here's how: Click "Donate" at the top of this page then submit your donation If you donate over $120, you will receive a free 5k race entry. If you donate over $60, you will receive a free kids fun run entry. Event Schedule 7:45 - 9:00 A.M. - Packet pickup at the pavilion 9:00 A.M. - Kids half-mile fun run 9:30 A.M. - 5k run/walk 10:45 A.M. - Awards ceremony - Top Male/Female 5K times, Top 3 Male/Females times in the following age groups: 12U, 13-18, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60+   Want to make a day of it? Oak Ridge Prairie will be hosting their annual hayrides on the hour starting at 5:00 P.M., followed by a campfire that evening. Pack a lunch, bring the family and enjoy all that Oak Ridge has to offer. You won't be disappointed! Are you interested in volunteering for this event? Click Here If you would like to sponsor our race, please reach out to Sharon at sstillman@oki.wish.org.

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