Space Race 5K/2K


2014 Race Results!  Thank you for supporting our event!

Hometown Happenings
Space Race 5K Run/2K Walk
Sunday, Sept. 21st, 2014, 9 am

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Proud members of the Calumet Region Striders Gold Cup Race series!

Challenger Learning Center of Northwest Indiana
2300 173rd Street
Hammond, IN  46323


  •  WIN a Family Science Night for your school or organization to the Challenger Learning Center!  This special event will be awarded to the school or organization with the most votes from the entry forms!
  • Make this race your first 5K and receive a “My First 5K” Award!
  • Age Division Awards.
  • Space themed activities for would-be astronauts of all ages including laser light shows and tours of the space simulators!
  • Come dressed in a space themed costume!

The Challenger Learning Center of NW IN which gets kids interested in science, technology, engineering, and math by having them participate in simulated space missions!


Register Online or Mail-In Entry Form.  Thru September 19th: $18 for Adults.  $12 for Kids (12 & under).  $2 off for Gold Cup members.  Enter coupon code “Gold“.

Wicking shirts for adults (cotton shirts for kids) available through September 12th at the extra cost of $10.

Race Day Registration:  From 8:00 am – 8:45 am.  $25 for all.  A limited number of shirts may be available for a cost of $10 each.

Packet Pick-up:  From 8:00 – 8:45 on Race Day.

Top Overall, Top Master (40+), Top Three finishers in each age group.
Age divisions: 0-8, 9-11, 12-14, 15-18, 19-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+

Split times at every mile, refueling (water) stations on the course. No pets, strollers, bicycles, skates, or other wheeled vehicles allowed on course.

An event like this is only possible through the generosity of our race sponsors.  Sponsorships are still needed to help cover the costs of race t-shirts, trophies, course management, etc.  Please consider adding your business to our list of sponsors.  Stop in and visit our current sponsors and thank them for supporting The Space Race.  Find out more about each sponsor by clicking on their logos.