Red Gold Run to Crush Hunger 10K, 5K and 1 Mile

in Elwood, IN at St. Joseph Center

  • Virtual Race
    Includes Custom Finisher Medal, Custom Race Bib, GMR Fees and US Shipping

    » $20.00 registration (through 10/29 at 11:59 PM EDT)
    Virtual Race Registration

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Location and Time

St. Joseph Center
1306 S A St, Elwood, IN 46036

. 7:30am until 8:45am - Race Day Packet Pick-Up & Late Registration
. 9:00am - 10k Start
. 9:15am - 5k Start
. 9:25am - 1-Mile Walk Start
. 10:30am - Event Awards - Held on the Grand Stage of the Red Gold Chili Cook-Off
. 11:00am - Course closes to participants

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About the Event

The Red Gold Run to Crush Hunger is a premium experience for all ages and fitness levels. As a participant of this race, you'll be providing roughly 120 meals to feed local families in need! Additionally, you receive an awesome long sleeve race shirt and finisher medal!

Register now so you can help Red Gold CRUSH HUNGER on Saturday, October 14, 2017. All proceeds from the race will go to Second Harvest Food Bank and the Morrisett Center Food Pantry to help with the fight against hunger in central Indiana.

After finishing this event, use your 'free bowl of chili' coupon at the 32nd annual Red Gold Chili Cook-Off and Colt's Blue Saturday in historic downtown Elwood!

Can't make it to Elwood, Indiana on October 14th? No problem! You can now join us to help Crush Hunger virtually! Sign-up for our virtual edition of the Red Gold Run to Crush Hunger where you can run the 5k or 10k race anywhere, alone or with your friends anytime during the month of October! Not only will your race entry provide meals to Hungry Hoosiers, but you also will receive our custom race bib and unique 4" finisher medal!

Virtual Option Details:
Where do I Run?
- Run anywhere, alone or with friends, outside or inside on the treadmill!

What do I Get?
- The 6th Annual Red Gold Run to Crush Hunger Unique Finisher Medal!
- The Crush Hunger custom race bib!
- FREE U.S. Shipping!
- The Crush Hunger even shirt is optional, add for $12.

How Much?
- $20 per entry!
- Virtual Option close date: October 12, 2017 at midnight.
- Your entry fee includes: service charges and shipping costs!

When do I Run?
- Anytime during the month of October!
- Submit your results online:

When do I receive my Swag?
- Shipping will begin 2 days before the event!

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Important Registration Details

  • Additional shirts may be purchased upon participant's request while registering
  • Group Rates apply for groups 4 or more
  • Late registrants will receive an event shirt while supplies last
  • Free youth registrants will receive a finisher medal (event shirt may be purchased)
  • Children under 5 are free
  • Group rates are not available at Packet Pick-up or Race Day

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The event will start at the St. Joseph Center in Elwood, IN and finish at the 32nd Annual Red Gold Chili Cook-Off! The course will take you through a scenic district of Historic Downtown Elwood and next to the Red Gold Corporate Headquarters! Expect a mostly flat course with a water station located mid-way.

EMS Medical and Physical Therapy support will be on site for emergency or conditioning needs.

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Registration/Participant Packet Pick-Up Party

Early Packet Pick-up Party: You may pick up your materials (shirt, bib, information packet) the day before the event on Friday, October 13 at the St. Joseph Center (1306 S A St, Elwood, IN 46036) from 11:00AM-1:00PM or 5:00PM-7:00PM.

Event Day Packet Pick-up: Saturday, October 14 at the St. Joseph Center (1306 S A St, Elwood, IN 46036) from 7:30 am to 8:45 am. You also have the option to sign-up for late registration at this time (See Cost/Rates for more information)

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You've earned it! Every race participant will receive a custom Run to Crush Hunger finisher medal!

Overall Male and Female winners in both the 10K & 5K will each receive:

1st place
- Red Gold Crush Hunger trophy
- $100.00 cash prize
- $75.00 gift certificate
- Red Gold Prize Pack

2nd place
- $50.00 gift certificate
- Red Gold Prize Pack

3rd place
- $25.00 gift certificate
- Red Gold Prize Pack

Awards will be given to the top two male and female finishers of the 5k and 10k events in the following age groups: 14 & Under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65+.

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Want to bring a team of 10 or more?

We encourage running groups and teams to join us to celebrate running and camaraderie. So, grab your friends, co-workers, running groups, and make it a party! Contact for more information on group pricing and benefits.


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