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September 28, 2024

Fall Festival

The Fort4Fitness Fall Festival is the year’s biggest community celebration of fitness in Downtown Fort Wayne! Every year, thousands of athletes train for and participate in the Fall Festival. The Saturday event features four race distances (4 Mile, 10K, Half Marathon, and Triple Crown) to suit people of all ages and abilities! Participants are enthusiastically encouraged along the way by neighborhood cheer groups and live music performers, and they're awarded a finisher medal at the Finish Line at Parkview Field. Whether you're a beginner, a casual runner or seasoned competitor, this is the race for you! All participants will receive a race shirt, goody bag, and finisher medal.

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Schedule of Events

Prepare for Race Day! Participants are encouraged to arrive 30 minutes prior to start time. The Start Line for all race distances is near the intersection of Harrison and Baker Streets in Downtown Fort Wayne.

Start Time
Triple Crown
The Triple Crown starts with the 10K course, followed by the Half Marathon, and finishes with the 4 Mile for a total of 23.3 miles.

7:30 AM

This 6.2 mile course takes runners and walkers through historic Fort Wayne neighborhoods and past landmark churches, all while being cheered on by neighborhood groups and spectators that gather along the course.
7:30 AM

Half Marathon

The Fort4Fitness Half Marathon is a USATF certified course, equipped with water stops, cheer groups, and live entertainment.
8:30 AM
4 Mile
This walk/run takes participants into Downtown Fort Wayne with an exciting finish within Parkview Field!
10:30 AM


The parking garages that we recommend are: Harrison Square, Skyline Plaza, and the Civic Garage. Click here to view parking areas near the Start Line.

There are also several more options listed on the Downtown Improvement District website.

Yes. Gear Check can be found inside Parkview Field in the batting cages along the first baseline. It opens Saturday morning at 7:00 AM.

Packet Pick-Up is Friday (the day before Race Day) from 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM inside Parkview Field in the Lincoln Financial Event Center.

Someone else can pick up for you if they have a copy of your registration confirmation. If no one is able to pick up on Friday, Packet Pick-Up is available on Saturday (Race Day) morning from 7:00 AM until 1:00 PM in the batting cages at Parkview Field.

Yes. Please see the course maps for exact locations.

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