Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and Hammond Parks & Recreation invite walkers and runners of all ages to compete in the Kathleen Pucalik Memorial 5K Roadie Run leading up to the 17th Annual Festival of the Lakes. New this year, the Gold Cup walk/run starts and ends at The Wolf Lake Pavilion on Saturday, July 10, 2021. Registration begins at 7 a.m. and the race begins at 8 a.m. Early registration is $20 on or before July 2nd, and $25 after until race day. A free children’s race begins at 8:15 a.m. and children will receive a complimentary t-shirt. Awards will be presented to the Overall top 3 Male and Female; Overall top 3 Male and Female Master winners; Top 3 awards in Athena (170 lbs.+) and Clydesdale (210 lbs.+) and Top 3 Male and Female finisher in each age division. Age divisions are: 8 and under; 9-10; 11-12; 13-14; 15-18; 19-24; 25-29; 30-34; 35-39; 40-44; 45-49; 50-54; 55-59; 60-64; 65-69; 70-74; 75-79; 80 and over.
Visit www.festivalofthelakes.com/events/5k/ for an online entry form or stop by the Hammond Sportsplex at 6630 Indianapolis Blvd. Entries are also being accepted on temporuntiming.com via runsignup.com. Parking for the race will be in the Wolf Lake Pavilion lot off of Calumet Avenue. For more information, call 219.853.7667.