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Run for Refugees 5k Run/Walk

May 25, 2019 # 3

The Welcome Network is excited to announce the 2nd Annual Run for Refugees 5k Run/Walk fundraiser. This purpose of this race is to spread awareness and advocate for refugees. 100% of funds raised will go to supporting refugees in Northwest Indiana as settle into their new homes. 

The race begins at 10:00 AM on Saturday, May 5th, 2018 in beautiful Wicker Memorial Park in Highland, IN.  The walkers will begin at approximately 10:00 AM and the runners wave will begin at approximately 10:15 AM. The early bird entry fee is $30.00 ($35 after 3/31 and free for children 10 and under) and proceeds will be designated to assisting refugees settled into Northwest Indiana and Chicagoland. Race entry includes a race t-shirt. Finishers Medals will be presented to top  6 (3M/3F) runners. Come join us and help spread awareness for the refugee crisis!

There will also be a raffle, one ticket will be given per donation which is TBA.

Race day packet pickup begins at 9:00 AM at shelter #1 at Wicker Memorial Park in Highland, IN.

The Welcome Network is a 501©(3) nonprofit organization that exists to caringly provide practical resources, spiritual mentoring, and real community to internationally-born residents of Northwest Indiana and South Chicagoland.

No Rain Checks 


The information about this race is based on information provided by the organizers or found on the official website of the event. Always check the official website for up-to-date information. If you have noticed any mistake, let us know at [email protected]



Run For Refugees 5k Run/Walk

May 25, 2019 (Saturday) - 10:00
5 kilometers
Road Solo

While you are in Highland