There’s something for everyone at the Fort4Fitness Fall Festival. Fort4Fitness encourages people of all ages and fitness levels are encouraged lead active lifestyles.
The 11th annual festival is at Parkview Field on Saturday, September 29. It includes a 4 Mile Run/Walk, 10K Run/Walk, Half Marathon and Full Marathon. The Fall Festival maps will take runners throughout Fort Wayne through various trails.
You must be in good health and physically prepared to take on the challenges of the Half Marathon and must be at least 10 years or older to participate in the Half Marathon. Wheeled and/or motorized devices (in-line/roller skates, bikes, skateboards, Heelys, wagons, etc.) and animals (except guide dogs) will not be allowed on the course.
You can join the Annual Fort4Fitness Festival Expo in promoting healthy living and fitness in the region. The expo is open to the general public free of charge and features both local and national exhibitors who provide attendees with information on health, demonstrations, giveaways and runner merchandise.
Merchandise vendors are also a part of the Festival Expo, which also serves as the location for Packet Pick-Up for Saturday’s races and hosts the conclusion of all of the Fall Festival races. Packet Pick-Up is the pickup of participants’ goody bag which includes giveaways, coupons, race info, race shirt, and the runner bib.
Registration is available through September 18. Half Marathon participants must complete the 13.1 miles in 4 hours or less (18 minute 18 second per mile pace.) The Kids and Seniors Marathon up the night before at Parkview Field on Friday, September 28
F4F is hosting “Race the Game” at Parkview Field on Wednesday, August 29. The goal is to complete 79 laps around the concourse, the equivalent of the marathon. Participants can start walking, jogging or running at 6:05 p.m. First pitch is at 7:05 p.m.
Officials will unveil the new F4F t-shirt and medal designs during “Race the Game”.