Popcorn Panic

Race Registration


Online Registration only through September 6. Registration is available in person at the Butterfield Family Pavilion on Friday, September 8 only from 3:30-6:30 p.m., and race day at the race tent 6-7 a.m. For help or questions, please email Race Director, Dan Lukes.
  

Event Details


As is tradition, we will offer the 5-mile run and now we will offer a NEW 5-kilometer (3.1 miles) run as well! This annual race offers a challenging course and a scenic tour of Valparaiso. You're invited to race as an individual or as a team - sign up with your family, co-workers, or school.  
  • Day / Time: Saturday, September 9 at 7:30 a.m. CT
  • Location: Downtown Valparaiso - Washington Street and Lincolnway
  • Register by August 10: $30
  • Register After August 10: $35
  • Register After September 6: $40
  • Team Fee: $10
  • NEW FOR 2017!!  We will be offering a new Middle School Competition.  The Middle School which has the highest number of participants will receive a traveling trophy and a donation to their school's athletic department!  For more details, email Dan.
Register for the 2017 Popcorn Panic. No service fees! Registration will be taken through 7 a.m. Race Day.

Packet Pick up

 
Pick up early at Extra Mile on East Lincolnway on Wednesday and Thursday, September 6 & 7 from 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM.  Pick-up is also available Friday, September 8 at Butterfield Family Pavilion from 3:30-6:30 p.m.

Races for 2 to 9 year olds: Lit'l Kernel Puff Race info and registration.
 
 
Please note, Popcorn Panic has a non-duplication of awards policy.  A participant who finishes in the top 3 overall in either the run or walk event does not qualify to win an individual age group plaque.

Photos 


View some of the photos from past years Popcorn Panic races.
     


Sponsors & Volunteers 


We are always looking for more partners to aid either monetarily or through donating their time. If your company or your group would you like to volunteer, donate or help sponsor the race, please 
contact the parks department for more details! 
   

Course Map (the new 5K run will follow the 5K Walk course):

Popcorn Panic Course Map