In this edition:


Gold Cup Race #8
SATURDAY MAY 21, 2022 @ 8:30AM

Lotus Reach 5K

Sunset Hill Farm County Park
775 Meridian Rd
Valparaiso, IN US 46385

Early Packet Pickup
May 20th, (11AM - 6PM) @ Extra Mile Fitness Co.: 1330 E. Lincolnway, Valparaiso, IN 46385

Schedule of Race Day Events
7:30AM: Race Day Packet Pick-Up
8:30AM: 5K Start

Online Registration

(Online Registration through Race Start)


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 (05/23) - Outdoor Group Run (All Ages)

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


Tuesday (05/24) - Stinky Tuesdays Group Run (Group Run All Ages - Post Run Social 21+)

6:00pm @ Northeast Corner of Blue Chip Casino
777 Blue Chip Dr, Michigan City, IN 46360
More Info

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


Wednesday (05/25) - Brewfest Group Run (Group Run All Ages - Post Run Social 21+)

6:30pm @ Brewfest
8347 Kennedy Ave, Highland, IN 46322
Leader: Ed Caccavale
More Info


Thursday (05/26) - 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.


In Memory of Joe Mis, our Track Program has been renamed in his honor to the:

"Joe Mis Junior Strider Track Program"

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 @ Location TBD (Check Remind & Facebook for Updates)

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

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You can also help support our entire 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.


If you would like to make a donation in honor of Joe Mis, you can do so 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 "Joe Mis Track" in memo area.



A New Strider Discount!

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!!!

Striders now receive a discount at ROADiD by going to this link and entering group name "Calumet Region Striders"!!!


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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