2022 Purdue Boilermaker Half-Marathon & 5k, presented by Franciscan HealthSaturday, October 22, 2022 in West Lafayette, IN at Purdue University - Ross-Ade Stadium
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Shirt guarantee deadline date is Sunday, October 16
» $60.00 Half-Marathon (through 7/31 at 11:59 PM EDT)
» $65.00 Half-Marathon (8/1 at 12:00 AM EDT through 10/16 at 11:59 PM EDT)
» $70.00 Raceweek Half-Marathon (10/17 at 12:00 AM EDT through 10/21 at 8:00 AM EDT)
» $55.00 Half-Marathon STUDENT (through 7/31 at 11:59 PM EDT)
» $60.00 Half-Marathon STUDENT (8/1 at 12:00 AM EDT through 10/16 at 11:59 PM EDT)
» $65.00 Raceweek Half-Marathon STUDENT (10/17 at 12:00 AM EDT through 10/21 at 8:00 AM EDT)
» Packet Pickup & Race Day $75, Students $70
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Shirt guarantee deadline date is Sunday, October 16
» $30.00 5K (through 7/31 at 11:59 PM EDT)
» $32.00 5K (8/1 at 12:00 AM EDT through 10/16 at 11:59 PM EDT)
» $35.00 Raceweek 5K (10/17 at 12:00 AM EDT through 10/21 at 8:00 AM EDT)
» $27.00 5K STUDENT (through 7/31 at 11:59 PM EDT)
» $30.00 5K STUDENT (8/1 at 12:00 AM EDT through 10/16 at 11:59 PM EDT)
» $32.00 Raceweek 5K STUDENT (10/17 at 12:00 AM EDT through 10/21 at 8:00 AM EDT)
» Packet Pickup & Race Day $40, Students $35
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|About the Purdue Boilermaker Half-Marathon & 5k, presented by Franciscan Health|
BOILER UP on Saturday, October 22nd at the Purdue Boilermaker Half-Marathon & 5K, presented by Franciscan Health!
The 2022 race will be mark the 11th running of the event! Join thousands of runners and walkers as you start and finish at Ross-Ade Stadium, the home of Purdue football! The half-marathon course will meander through the cities of West Lafayette, Lafayette, and of course the Purdue University Campus. Not up for a half-marathon? Stick to the 5k!
Get registered by October 16th to guarantee your shirt! And, all finishers will receive an amazing medal, which are unique to the half-marathon and 5k events.
We are proud to continue our support for the Purdue Athletes Life Success Program (PALS). Since 2012, over $100,000 has been donated to this incredible summer camp for underserved youth in Tippecanoe County.
Whether you are a Purdue alum, student, fan, or have no affiliation to the school at all, the Purdue Boilermaker Half-Marathon & 5k is a must-do this fall!
|Help support the Purdue Athletes Life Success Program!|
We are proud to once again support the Purdue Athletes Life Success Program (PALS). PALS is a free, summer development program for underserved youth, ages 8-14, in Tippecanoe County. Since the inaugural 2012 event, over $100,000 has been raised for PALS!
For more information on this program, visit https://www.purdue.edu/hhs/hk/pals/
|Half-Marathon Course Description|
Experience all there is to see in West Lafayette and Lafayette! Participants will start just outside of Ross-Ade Stadium, before beginning along this scenic course. Take in the sights and sounds of both of these beautiful cities as you pass Birck Boilermaker Golf Course and Kampen Golf Course, before crossing over the Wabash River into historic downtown Lafayette, where you will run along Main Street and past the Tippecanoe County Courthouse.
Once back in West Lafayette, treat yourself to the perfect tour of the Purdue University Campus as you pass by many iconic sites, such as Academy Park, Memorial Mall, the France A. Cordova Recreational Center, the Elliott Hall of Music, the Engineering Fountain, the Stadium Mall, and the David Ross Memorial and Garden. Then, cross the finish line outside of Ross-Ade Stadium!
---RECOVERY / AID STATIONS---
Expect top quality water station and replacement fluids along the course. Medical stations will also be included along the way.
|Here's What You Get!|
Shirts (Oct. 16 shirt guarantee cut-off)
---Half-marathon participants will receive a high quality, long sleeve, tech shirt.
---5k participants will receive a great looking long sleeve, blended shirt.
Half-Marathon & 5k Finisher Medals
---Medals will be unique to each distance
---Includes some great freebies, including coupons to local businesses around Purdue University
---Once you cross the finish line, refuel with our great food and drink options!
|Participant Shirts & Finisher Medals|
Register by October 16 at 11:59pm to GUARANTEE your shirt! Shirts and/or sizing may be limited to anyone signing up during race week (October 17 - 22).
Stay tuned for shirt and medal previews!
|Age-Group and Overall Awards|
Overall results will be posted as quickly as possible, and age-group awards can be picked up at the Packet Pickup tables, just outside Ross-Ade Stadium.
---Awards will be given to the Top 3 male and female finishers, in 5-year increments in both the half-marathon and 5k.
---5k age-group awards will be available for pickup at 9:30am
---Half age-group awards will be available for pickup at 10:30am
Top 3 Overall Half-Marathon Finishers (Male and Female)*
--- 1st place - $200
--- 2nd place- $100
--- 3rd place - $50
*Prize money amounts were updated on September 17
|Expo (Friday) and race (Saturday) Packet Pickup|
We strongly encourage you to pickup your packet at the Friday Expo, but it will also be available on race morning. Race Day pickup will be on the north side of Ross Ade Stadium.
Expo Packet Pickup - Friday
---After you get your packet, be sure to stick around for the Expo and mingle with all of our awesome sponsors and vendors!
---Date: Friday, October 21
---Time: 12:00pm - 8:00pm
---Location: To be determined
Raceday Packet Pickup - Saturday
---Date: Saturday, October 22
---Time: 6:00am - 8:00am
---Location: Ross-Ade Stadium
|Schedule of Events - Raceday (Oct. 22)|
Location - Ross-Ade Stadium
6:00am - Packet Pickup & Registration opens*
6:30am – Gear Check opens
7:50am - Opening ceremonies
7:58am - Wheelchair & Hand cycle Start
8:00am – Packet Pickup & Registration close*
8:00am - Half Marathon Start
8:10am - 5K Start
9:30am – Half & 5k (Overall) and 5k Age-group awards may be picked up
10:30am – Half Age-Group awards may be picked up
12:30pm – Gear Check closes
Please note, there will be no Kids Fun Run for the 2022 event.
*If you do not pick up your packet at the expo or on race day, your packet is not guaranteed. Race shirts will not be mailed after the race.*
|Kids Fun Run - CANCELLED|
Due to lack of participation in previous years, we have made the decision to cancel the Kids Fun Run from future events.
We apologize for the inconvenience.
Limited parking on raceday is available in the Ross-Ade North Stadium Parking Lot.
Once this fills up, additional parking is available in the Northwestern Avenue Garage (504 Northwestern Ave., West Lafayette). This garage is roughly a 1/2 mile from Ross-Ade Stadium.
Keep your personal belongings safe during the race and check your items into Gear Check, located just west of Packet Pickup, on the north side of Ross-Ade Stadium.
Opens - 6:30am
Closes - 12:30pm
|Restroom Facilities on Raceday|
The restrooms on the northwest side of Ross-Ade Stadium will be open to the public.
Please DO NOT use the portable toilets in the parking lot. These are only reserved for football gamedays.
Participants must be AT LEAST 10 years old to compete in the half-marathon
For both the half-marathon and the 5k, we ask that our participants be able to maintain a pace of at least 18 minutes/mile.
Participants are NOT permitted to run or walk with the following:
|Volunteer with us!|
This event would not be possible without the amazing support we receive from the community! Join in on the excitement as an individual or with a group of friends, family or co-workers!
All volunteers will receive a shirt and refreshments!
For more details on these positions, go to purduehalf.com/volunteers.html
Friday, October 21
---Expo Packet Pickup (Shift #1 - 15 needed)
---Expo Packet Pickup (Shift #2 - 15 needed)
Saturday, October 22
---Volunteer Check-in (3 total needed)
---Race Day Packet Pickup (15 total needed)
---Gear Check (12 total needed)
---Cone Crew (4 total needed)
---Start/finish Setup (5 total needed)
---Water Stations (80 total needed)
---Course Marshal (100 total needed)
---Finisher Medal Distribution (10 total needed)
---Finish line Refreshments (10 total needed)
|Sponsorship / Vendor Opportunities|
Looking to increase your audience? The Purdue Boilermaker Half-Marathon & 5k is the perfect opportunity! This event draws participants from over 30 states each year, but nearly 50% of our participants are local, joining us from right here in West Lafayette and Lafayette! If interested, contact Jason Springer at Jason@TuxBro.com.
Still have questions? Just click on the Contact the Organizers button on the left-hand side of this page and we will be happy to answer anything you have questions about!