What the Hill Half and 5K

“Because YOUR training deserves a GREAT racing experience!”

This is a Race the Region event (#5 in the series) Click here for more information about the series

*Custom Finishers Medal

*Custom Finishers Certificate

*Timing mats at the Starting Line and Chip Timing for Finish Results

*Live results via text and email messaging

*All turns will have directional signs

*No processing fee for online signup

*Brooks Short Sleeve Moisture Wicking Technical Race Shirt

5K and Half Marathon Race Awards:

Race the Region series points for top overall and age group finishers will be awarded for both races!

The half marathon race course will incorporate 2 miles of the Coffee Creek trails, the roads in the surrounding neighborhood, and nearby county roads.  The 5K will be held on the trails at Coffee Creek.

Custom Unique Overall & Age Group Awards – Top Overall Male & Female, Top Masters Male & Female, Top 3 Male and Female in the following age groups, 10 & under, 11-12, 13-14,15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75 and up                                                 

Entry Fee: 5K – $25, Half Marathon – $40  Both races have a “no shirt” option that will save $5.  Participants must register before 4/15 in order to be guarenteed a shirt size.

Pre Packet Pick Up:  Will take place on Fridat, May 21st from 10AM – 6PM and Saturday May 22nd from 10AM – 5PM at the Extra Mile Fitness Company, 1330 E Lincolnway, Valparaiso, Indiana 46383.

Due to the current health crisis participants are asked to pick up their race packets in advance.  There will be no pre or post-race activities.  Addtionally, because of the current COVID 19 pandemic will be limiting this event to 500 participants.  We will be utilizing a rolling start for each race distance.  This will allow runners to start individually or in small groups of associated participants (family member or participants that live together) during designated times.  When registering, participants for the Half Marathon will be asked to select a 10-minute starting time window between 7:30AM – 8:00AM.  Participants for the 5K will be asked to select a 10 minute starting time window between 8:00AM – 8:30AM.  Participants may begin their race anytime during the selected time window.  There is a limit of 100 starting positions available for each starting time window and they are available on a first come, first serve basis.  In order to maintain safe distancing and traffic control on the race course participants must start during their selected starting time slot.  If a particular starting time is not available it means it has reached the maximum number of participants for that time slot.  Please do not ask us to make any exceptions, because we will not.  The race course will remain open until 10:30AM.  

Water stops will be provided for the half marathon

Should the condtions of the current health crisis improve and the restrictions on group gatherings be removed we will revert back to a more traditional race start set up and everyone in the Half Marathon will start at 7:30AM and everyone in the 5K will start at 8AM.

May 23, 2021


Half Marathon
May 23, 2021 (Sunday) - 07:30
13.1 miles
Solo Road
5K Run/Walk
May 23, 2021 (Sunday) - 08:00
3.1 miles
Solo Road


May 23 2021 : Partly cloudy throughout the day.
17.7°C - 28.6°C (63.9°F - 83.4°F)

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The information about this race is based on information provided by the organisers 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]
Last checked on 2021-06-20


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