Fall Festival Blog

A Lesson of Perseverance

This story, provided by WANE 15, highlights Kristin Cohee's journey throughout her mom's recovery from illness, and how her mom inspired her to sign up and train for the 2018 10K. Last year on September 29, 2017, Kristin Cohee's mother…

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Random Act of Kindness

In case you missed it, WANE 15 featured stories of past participants during race week to gear up for the 2018 Fall Festival! Check out this story about a random act of kindness from 2017: Last year was the first time Molly Jo Rose and…

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2018 Race Shirts Are Here!

It’s the moment you’ve been waiting for – be prepared to "marvel" at all-important race shirt! Local Fort Wayne artist, Matt Plett, designed our 2018 “Run the Fort” participant race shirts and medals.  We are excited about the…

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Time to reveal the 2017 race shirts

What's something you look forward to in the races you participate in? We know we can't wait to see race swag with the shirt being our number one priority. We hope our runners and walkers love this very wearable poly/cotton blend performance…

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Anyone Can Do This

A couple of weeks ago, Fort4Fitness reached out to Kathy Bumgardner, a Fort Wayne woman who had participated in the Fort4Fitness Fall Festival in 2016. Kathy had left a Facebook review after last fall's race highlighting her 2016 health…

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Race shirts are here!

It’s the moment you’ve been waiting for – the reveal of the all-important race shirt! Fort4Fitness loves to give runners and walkers something new each year and the shirt style and shirt design are no exception. A community design contest…

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Summer long Kids Marathon starts Monday!

Don’t miss the kick-off to this year’s summer long Kids Marathon! It takes place Monday, June20 th from 3-7 pm at the ASH Centre (1701 Freeman Street, Fort Wayne). There will be plenty of fun kids’ activities Fort4Fitness Kids Marathon…

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We’re stepping up our shirt game

You asked for it, so of course we're doing it! This year, we are proud to offer all participants in the 4 Mile, 10K, Half Marathon and Marathon a name brand performance-material race shirt! And in July, we will reveal the design and shirt…

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