20th annual Mastodon Stomp 5k walk/run

Event Details

Date(s) & Time(s)::

April 19, 2015 at 2:00 PM

Location: Gates Athletics Center at IPFW

Phone: 260-481-6647

Email: tillapau@ipfw.edu

Event Description

April 13, 2015 Updated Apr 13, 2015 at 10:33 AM EDT

Indiana University–Purdue University Fort Wayne (IPFW) will bring together hundreds of runners, joggers, and walkers from all over northeast Indiana and northwest Ohio for the 20th annual Mastodon Stomp fundraiser to benefit IPFW cross country and track and field programs. This event is dedicated to Tony Laux, 1996 IPFW cross country runner.

The event takes place Sunday, April 19. Registration and check-in will open at noon in the Gates Athletics Center, with events beginning at 2 p.m.

A 100 meter "Kids Stomp" will take place at 2:45 p.m., followed by a 400 meter "Kids Dash" at 2:55 p.m. The awards ceremony will take place at 3:15 p.m. Awards will be given to the top overall runners, 1st male and female IPFW student, 1st IPFW male and female IPFW alumni, and 1st male and female college employee. Age group awards will also be given.

Students can register for $8, with no late fee. The first 50 IPFW students to register at the Gates Athletics Center Customer Service Desk will have their fee waived.

Fort Wayne Track Club (FWTC) members can pre-register for $15 ($25 after April 12). General registration is $18 ($25 after April 12). Registration for the kids' events only is $5.

Runners can register online. The race flyer is available for download from the FWTC website (PDF file).

The IPFW Mastodon Stomp is brought to you by Parkview Physicians Group-Cardiology, Three Rivers Running Company, IPFW Intramurals, BSN Sports, Prairie Farms, Indiana–Purdue Student Government Association, Fort Wayne Track Club, IPFW Department of Athletics, and IPFW Center For Healthy Living: Campus Clinic and Wellness Programs.

For more information, contact Judy Tillapaugh, IPFW wellness/fitness coordinator, at 260-481-6647 or tillapau@ipfw.edu

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