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Runners at Race Start for Fort4Fitness Fall Festival

Community Event

October 1, 2022

Charity Partnership: Fort4Fitness Fall Festival

Parkview Field

The Fort4Fitness Fall Festival features four races distances (4 Mile, 10K, Half Marathon, and Triple Crown) to suit people of all ages and abilities. The race has a staggered start with the various distances beginning at different times. The 4 Mile Run/Walk start time is 10:30 a.m. and costs $40 plus a service fee. Visit the Fort4Fitness web site for race start times and more details.

Virtual options for the 4 Mile, 10K, Half Marathon, and Triple Crown are open as well. These participants will complete their distances at any time or place, and will receive a race shirt and finisher medal.

You may show your support to your wellness program by selecting PFW as your Charity Partner. Ask not only your fellow runners and walkers, but also your family and friends to choose our university as well.

Choose your race and register for Fort4Fitness Fall Festival by September 28 at 11:59 p.m EDT. Cost of the race varies according to the distance you select.

Walk, Run, and Roll with the herd

Select PFW as Your Charity Partner.

When you register for a Fort4Fitness event such as the Fall Festival, you can support the university's WellRec program by selecting Purdue University Fort Wayne under the Charity Partner drop down list (Step 2 of 4 on registration form).

Through this partnership, when Purdue Fort Wayne reaches a minimum of 100 supporters, 10 percent of those registration costs comes back to our WellRec program. All students, employees and their spouses, retirees and their spouses and community members are encouraged to join our Fort4Fitness Charity Partnership.

Friday, September 30
Noon-8 p.m.

Participants for Saturday's race must pick up their race packet, Vera Bradley goody bag, race shirt and runner/walker bib on Friday, September 30. The Festival Expo will begin on Friday with  Fort4Fitness merchandise, sponsor's tents, food and entertainment (ends at 7 p.m.). The last 1.2 miles of the summer-long marathon program for kids and seniors will take place at 6:30 p.m. Visit the schedule of events on the Fort4Fitness web site.

Purdue Fort Wayne participants and those who join the PFW Charity Partnership are invited to meet at the PFW WellRec table/tent from noon to 8 p.m. for light refreshments.

Eric Manor, director of WellRec


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