5K Details

The Heroes 5k recognizes the Whitley County EMTs for 2023. In recognition the team award will be designed and donated by the Whitley County EMTs.

Starting downtown Columbia City at 8:15 AM shortly after the Marathon starts the course follows the Marathon course west till branching off at the Oak Street and head down Old Trail Road. The Course will head out into the country before turning around and joining the Marathon Course to return to town for the final mile finishing alongside the Whitley County Courthouse.

Packet Pick-up Friday (10th) night is located at Running Around Screen Printing (227 West Van Buren Street Columbia City, IN 46725) from 3:00PM to 8:00PM (eastern time) and then race morning (11th) on the Courthouse lawn by the Start/Finish line from 6:30AM to 7:45AM (eastern time)

There is 1 staffed Aid Station (Culligan Water) near the turn around on Old Trail Road.

3-Person Team Competition:
The Heroes 5K will be incorporating a team competition to the race. This will consist of 3 persons, Male or Female or any combination of that will compete for a team trophy. Scoring will be based off of the total time of the 3 persons finishing times added together.

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