Be a part of the 41st running of the Popcorn Panic. A community tradition for four decades, this event has over 1,000 participants annually, running and walking through our tree-lined city streets. In teams or as individuals, you can choose to run the 5 mile or run or walk the 5K.
Ages: All ages welcome
Date: Saturday, September 7
Time: 5 mile - 7:20 a.m.; 5k - 7:30 a.m. CST
Location: Downtown Valparaiso - Washington Street and Lincolnway
Fees: Register by August 7: $30
Team Fee: $10
Returning for 2019: Middle School Competition. The school that has the most students register for the 5K event will receive a traveling trophy and also a donation to their athletic department on behalf of Valpo Parks.
How to Register:
Online at www.runsignup.com
Walk-in registrations will be accepted at Extra Mile Fitness on September 4 and 5 and at Butterfield Family Pavilion on September 6 from 3:30 - 6 p.m.
Register by 8/7 to guarantee shirt size. No shirt option saves $5
Fee increases after 8/7
Click HERE to register!
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.