Lit'l Kernel Puff
Kids, start your engines! Children can be a part of the Popcorn Festival races by running in this one-of-a-kind race.
- Ages: 2-9 years old as of race day
- Date: Saturday, September 8, 2018
- Location: Downtown Valparaiso
- Race will begin at the intersection of Washington and Lincolnway
- Packet Pick-up: Friday, September 7 from 3:30 - 6:30 p.m.
- Location: Butterfield Family Pavilion
About the Race
Kids run for fun in this 100 - 300 yard event; distance varies by age group.
Children are divided into age categories when running and the race will begin at 8:30 am with the two year old age group.
Everyone will receive a t-shirt and participation ribbon.
*Easily Identifiable Start and Finish Lines for 2018
*Youth Size 2-4 shirts available
Registration fees are as follows:
through August 3: $10
- After August 3: $20
To register by phone, call 219-462-5144, Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The preregistration deadline is Wednesday, September 5th, earlier if the maximum registration of 675 is reached. You may register at the Butterfield Family Pavilion on Friday, September 7th 3:30-6:30 p.m. This race fills up every year, please register early!
While you're here entering your little ones in the Lit'l Kernel Puff, register yourself for the Popcorn Panic 5 Mile Run or the NEW 5K Run/Walk.
Thank you to our 2018 sponsors: General Insurance Services, The Skillman Corporation, Van Gogh Drywall.