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Fort 4 Fitness Fantasy of Lights 5K and 2K


  • Franke Park 3411 Sherman Boulevard Fort Wayne, IN, 46808 United States (map)

In the evening darkness on Saturday, November 18, 2017 and Sunday, November 19, 2017, runners and walkers will gather at Franke Park for the second annual Fort4Fitness Fantasy of Lights 5K and NEW Family 2K Walk. Just prior to the 6:30 pm start, the course will be illuminated by the 'first lighting' of 110 brilliant larger-than-life and animated light displays depicting holiday scenes as part of Blue Jacket Inc.'s Fantasy of Lights display. Runners and walkers will receive a Fort4Fitness Fantasy of Lights long-sleeve t-shirt commemorating the event. 

NOVEMBER 18: FANTASY OF LIGHTS 5K 6:30 PM AND 8:00 PM

During the 5K registration process, participants will select the start time of their choice (6:30 pm or 8:00 pm) until that time is full. Waves are combined in the race results and therefore awards are combined. See below for more details about awards.

NOVEMBER 19: FANTASY OF LIGHTS FAMILY 2K WALK (1.2 MILES) 6:30 PM

 

LOCATION: FRANKE PARK, 3411 SHERMAN BLVD, FORT WAYNE

 

2017 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 17

Packet Pick-up/Check-in for both 5K and 2K 3:00-8:00 pm
Franke Park Pavilion #1

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 18 - FANTASY OF LIGHTS 5K

Packet Pick-up/Check-in - 5K ONLY 3:00-7:30 pm
ranke Park Pavilion #
Start: Pavilion #1 Lot
Wave 1: 6:30 pm
Wave 2: 8:00 pm

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 19 - FANTASY OF LIGHTS FAMILY 2K WALK (1.2 MILES)

Packet Pick-up/Check-in - 2K ONLY 4:00-6:00 pm
ranke Park Pavilion #
Start: Pavilion #1 Lot
6:30 pm

COURSE MAP 

Subject to change.

 

PARTICIPANT INFO

  • Registration for both days closes on Wednesday, November 15 at 11:59 pm. There is no on-site registration. 
  • Saturday waves at 6:30 PM and 8:00 PM are capped at 1,500 participants each.
  • Shirt guaranteed to participants who register by 11/1/17 (if race is not yet sold out)
  • Note: Saturday 5K participants will receive a bib with chip timing and post-race snacks. There will be no timing or food for Sunday 2K participants. 
  • Strollers are allowed, but must be registered. A small portion of the route is gravel. Please consider this when registering a stroller or wheelchair and run/walk with a stroller or wheelchair at your own risk. The Saturday 5K course has more gravel on the route than the Sunday walk. See link to map here.
  • Children ages 5 and under are FREE but must be registered. (If you would like your child to receive a t-shirt, please register for youth pricing ages 17 and under.
  • Registration fees entitle our participants to the following amenities:
    • Long-Sleeve Cotton T-Shirt - Adult and youth sizes are unisex (guaranteed to those who register through 11/1/17)
    • Goody Bag - Includes giveaways
    • Saturday 5K ONLY: Chip Timing / Race Results. Post-Race Times are made available online to all participants who finish the full course. Snack and beverages provided to all 5K finishers.

PACKET PICK-UP

Franke Park - Pavilion #1
3411 Sherman Blvd., Fort Wayne
Photo ID or Confirmation Email required for pick-up/check-in

*You may pick up another participant's packet if you bring a copy of their confirmation email or photo ID with you (or have it with you on your smartphone).

Strollers are allowed, but must be registered.

Earlier Event: June 17
Father's Day 5K Run
Later Event: November 23
MAZOCK'S 41ST THANKSGIVING MORNING RUN