Fantasy of Lights 5K and 2K

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In the evening darkness on Saturday, November 18, 2017 and Sunday, November 19, 2017, runners and walkers will gather at Franke Park for the second annual Fort4Fitness Fantasy of Lights 5K and NEW Family 2K Walk. Just prior to the 6:30 pm start, the course will be illuminated by the 'first lighting' of 110 brilliant larger-than-life and animated light displays depicting holiday scenes as part of Blue Jacket Inc.'s Fantasy of Lights display. Runners and walkers will receive a Fort4Fitness Fantasy of Lights long-sleeve t-shirt commemorating the event. 

november 18: Fantasy of lights 5K 6:30 and 8:00

During the 5K registration process, participants will select the start time of their choice (6:30 pm or 8:00 pm). Waves are combined in the race results and therefore awards are combined. See below for more details about awards.

November 19: Fantasy of lights family 2k walk (1.2 miles) 6:30
 
location: Franke Park, 3411 Sherman Blvd, Fort Wayne

 

2017 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

Friday, November 17

Packet Pick-up/Check-in for both 5K and 2K 3:00-8:00 pm
Franke Park Pavilion #1

Saturday, November 18 - FANTASY OF LIGHTS 5k

Packet Pick-up/Check-in - 5K ONLY 3:00-7:30 pm
​Franke Park Pavilion #1​
Start: Pavilion #1 Lot
Wave 1: 6:30 pm
Wave 2: 8:00 pm

Sunday, NOVEMBER 19 - FANTASY OF LIGHTS FAMILY 2k WALK (1.2 MILES)

Packet Pick-up/Check-in - 2K ONLY 4:00-6:00 pm
​Franke Park Pavilion #1​
Start: Pavilion #1 Lot
6:30 pm

Course map - TBa

 

participant INFO

PACKET PICK-UP

Franke Park - Pavilion #1
3411 Sherman Blvd., Fort Wayne
Photo ID or Confirmation Email required for pick-up/check-in

*You may pick up another participant's packet if you bring a copy of their confirmation email or photo ID with you (or have it with you on your smartphone).

Strollers are allowed, but must be registered.

CONFIRM YOUR ENTRY 

 

GET FESTIVE in the best costume contest!

Fort4Fitness and Blue Jacket Inc. are teaming up to offer a Best Costume Contest. Dress up for the race and at Saturday's Packet Pick-up, enter to win a prize pack of a gift certificate to Blue Jacket Clothing, Inc. and a gift certificate to the Fort4Fitness merchandise store. Come to the Blue Jacket Inc./Costume Contest table at Packet Pick-up to sign up for the contest. Prizes will go to overall 1st, 2nd and 3rd place as well as top 14 & Under Kids male & female awards. 

PARKING

View the 2016 course map and parking map here (2017 TBA). 

AWARDS

5K awards will be given for the following:

Awards WILL NOT be presented AT the event due to the spacing of the two wave/start times. Results from both waves will be combined to determine the award winners. Awards will be published online following the 5K and the physical awards will available for pick up or mail out once winners are notified. 

There will also be awards presented for the Best Costume Contest in the following categories: 
1st, 2nd, 3rd Place for Best Costume - Adult 
1st Place for Best Costume - Kids Male and Female

 

SPECTATORS - TBA

 
The Fantasy of Lights: A Holiday Tradition

Fantasy of Lights is northeast Indiana’s favorite winter holiday event! This drive-through event is situated in Franke Park and transforms the park into a spectacular winter wonderland with 110 larger-than-life brilliant, animated light displays. Click here to learn more.

THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO RAN OR WALKED IN THE INAUGURAL FANTASY OF LIGHTS 5K! 
2016 RACE RESULTS
2016 EVENT PHOTOS