In this edition:


Gold Cup Race #7
FRIDAY MAY 13, 2022 @ 6:00PM

Valpo Police K9 Unit 5K-9

Central Park Plaza
63 Lafayette Street
Valparaiso, IN US 46383

Early Packet Pickup
May 11th (10:30AM - 6:30PM) @ Extra Mile Fitness Co.: 1330 E. Lincolnway, Valparaiso, IN 46385
May 12th (10:30AM - 6:30PM) @ Extra Mile Fitness Co.: 1330 E. Lincolnway, Valparaiso, IN 46385

Schedule of Race Day Events
4:30PM: Race Day Packet Pick-Up
6:00PM: 5K Start

Online Registration

(Online Registration ends May 12, 2022 at 8:00am CDT. There will be race day registration.)


Upcoming Races

In the attachments to this email, you will find for your convenience the most up to date copy of our Gold Cup Schedule, a copy of the membership application, as well as the currently available paper registrations for the following races:


Change to Gold Cup Schedule

There has been 1 minor change to the Gold Cup schedule with regards to Gold Cup Race #16 (4H 4 Mile Hustle). This race will now be split by age, with those 15 & over completing the 4-Mile race, and those 14 & under completing the 1.5 mile race.


Group Runs this Week

Monday (05/09) - Outdoor Group Run (All Ages)

6:00pm @ Ironwood Brewery
6 Roosevelt Rd, Valparaiso, IN 46383
Leader: Karen Spoor
Distance: 4 Miles


Tuesday (05/17) - Stinky Tuesdays Group Run (Group Run All Ages - Post Run Social 21+)

6:00pm @ Shoreline Brewery & Restaurant
208 Wabash St, Michigan City, IN 46360
More Info

This run has rotating locations. Click more info for the list of future locations.


Thursday (05/12) & (05/19) - Outdoor Group Run (All Ages)

6:00pm @ Wicker Memorial Park (By the Volleyball Courts)
8554 Indianapolis Blvd, Highland, IN 46322
Leader: Heather Hobson
More Info

This run is weather permitting. If there is inclement weather, the run will be held indoors at the previous location of:
Hammond Sportsplex @ 6630 Indianapolis Blvd, Hammond, IN 46323.


Track Season Has Started!!!

(Preferred minimum age: Kindergarten class of 2023)

Learn the fundamentals of track!

Participate in practices, inter-squad meets, local/national meets and HAVE FUN!

(Practices twice weekly in Crown Point/Merrillville)

Great way to get your child more involved in track, no matter their experience!

All practices coached by certified coaches!


Strider membership required prior to registration.

Monday Practice: 6PM @ Dean & Barbara White Community Center
Wednesday Practice: 6PM @ Lake County Fairgrouds (By Fine Arts Building)

Email questions to Head Coach Deanna: stridersjr@gmail.com.

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You can also help support our Junior Striders Program by making a donation online, or by mailing a check to CRS, PO Box 225, Griffith, IN 46319. Please make checks out to the “Calumet Region Striders”, and put "Junior Striders" in memo area.



A Note From the Board

As we get further into the year, more and more runners are taking their runs outside.

Please make sure to ALWAYS CARRY ID during runs!!!

If something happens, don't be a Jane or John Doe!!!

A thank you to our sponsors!

The Calumet Region Striders is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. We manage the club on donations and sponsorship. If you would like more information on our sponsorship program, please contact our Vice President at: vp@calstrider.org







Calumet Region Striders Google Drive can be accessed here.

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