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Event Details
The parks department is proud to announce that the 2015 Popcorn Panic is included in the Calumet Striders Gold Cup Races!  The race is a five-mile run and five-kilometer (3.2 miles) walk. 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 12th at 7:30 am CT
  • Location: Downtown Valparaiso
  • Register by August 13: $30
  • Register after August 13: $35
  • Register after September 7: $40 

To register for the 2015 Popcorn Panic visit Runsingup.com. https://runsignup.com/Race/IN/Valparaiso/35thAnnualPopcornPanic No service fees.  Gold Cup members will receive a $1 discount for their entry.

Check out the Popcorn Panic Race Route!

Lit'l Kernel Puff for 2 to 9 year olds, click here: Lit'l Kernel Puff Race info and registration

    As a member of the 2014 Gold Cup Series, age divisions will be as follows:

    Walkers (Male & Female)

  • 12 & Under
  • 13-18
  • 19-29
  • 30-39
  • 40-49
  • 50-59
  • 60-69
  • 70 & Up

    Runners (Male & Female)

  • 0-8
  • 9-10
  • 11-12
  • 13-14
  • 15-18
  • 19-24
  • 25-29
  • 30-34
  • 35-39
  • 40-44
  • 45-49
  • 50-54
  • 55-59
  • 60-64
  • 65-69
  • 70-74
  • 75-79
  • 80 & Up

 

    First time runner?  First 5 mile?  Check out our new training program here!


Race Registration
New for 2015 Online Registration only through 9/7.  After 9/7 you may register in person at Extra Mile Fitness, at the Butterfield Family Pavilion on Friday, September 11th only from 3:30-6:30 p.m., and race day at the race tent 6:00-7:00 a.m.

To register for the 2015 Popcorn Panic visit Runsingup.com. https://runsignup.com/Race/IN/Valparaiso/35thAnnualPopcornPanic No service fees.  Gold Cup members will receive a $1 discount for their entry.

Photos
To view some of the photos from last year's Popcorn Panic race click here.

Sponsors and Volunteers
Would you like to volunteer, donate or help sponsor the race?  If so, please contact the parks department for more details!

Course Map
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