Public Enemy 5K/10K Run/Walk| Hometown Happenings
Sunday, June 25th, 2017, 8:00 am (7:00 am sign-in)
Lake County Fairgrounds, 889 S. Court St. Crown Point, IN
Shirts are NOT included in the entry fee. A limited number of shirts may be available at an extra cost of $12 on race day.
Using our past to benefit our community!
In 1934, “Public Enemy #1” escaped from the Crown Point Jail using what he claimed was a wooden gun. In 2008, actor Johnny Depp came to Crown Point to portray the Hoosier bank robber in “Public Enemies”.
- Coupon for a Free Beer from Tavern On Main.
- Crown Point Police K-9 demonstrations.
- The Tommy Gun used by John Dillinger in the months leading up to his death.
- Bring $5 & get your photo with a Hollywood Movie Car used in the films “Public Enemies” & “Road to Perdition”. Proceeds benefit the Crown Point K-9 Unit.
- Dillinger display & “2 for 1” tickets to the Dillinger Museum from the South Shore Convention & Visitors Authority.
- Costume Contests! Come dressed as a cop, gangster or flapper.
- Soap gun carving contests PLUS find a “money sack” on the course & win prizes!
- Post race snacks & pizza from Carriage Court Pizza & DJ music by DJ Donnie.
- Awards for Top Overall, Top Masters & Top 3 Finishers in each age group
- Raising money to help the Crown Point K-9 Unit purchase a new “bite suit” for training the dogs.
The COURSE: The timed Public Enemy 5K/10K Run/Walk takes place through the Fairgrounds. Included along this wooded route is a covered bridge, historic buildings and a scenic lake.
COST: Timed 5K/10K & non-timed 2K: $20 for adults, $10 for kids (12 & under) thru June 23rd. Shirts available thru June 19th at an extra cost of $12.
After June 23rd & on Race Day: $30. Limited # of shirts available for purchase at the event.
Saturday 4:00 – 5:00 PM, Orangetheory Fitness, Crown Point, 852 N. Superior Drive (on Broadway in front of Aldi’s).
EARN back your entry fee! Simply share the link from your confirmation email with your friends via facebook, email. or tweets. When they use your link to sign up, you receive $2 back on your credit card!
Registration/sign-in is at 8 am. If you have any questions, email us at Tim@yourhometownevents.com
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+
Advertising & Sponsor Information
Make a difference! Your generosity helps cover the costs of t-shirts, insurance, 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 our events.
Crown Point Auto Repair & Restoration
Custom Dosing Pharmacy
IDLifeChicago.com – Jennifer Wentz
Orangetheory Fitness Crown Point
Tavern on Main Craft Bar & Eatery
Willy’s Works Fireworks