Mark your calendars for this year, September 17th, 2016. 8:00 a.m. Start!
The Michiana Runners Association, Inc. (MRA) presents the Game Day Chase benefiting the Kelly Cares Foundation, which will be held on September 17th, the morning of the Michigan State vs. Notre Dame football game.
The 5k/10k race is designed to get runners ready to cheer on their team with themed miles, football flair, and a special end zone section at the finish line. The race will start and finish at Eddy St. Commons across from Notre Dame campus and a variety of the shops will be participating in the race.
Overall female & male and Masters female & male awards will be given out as well as other door prizes and goodies. So lace up those shoes, put on your team gear, and start your celebration at the Game Day Chase!
Run thru the goal post to the sound of the Sand Bar Bums.REGISTER NOW
Packet Pick-up: Packet pick-up will be from 2 pm - 8 pm Friday, September 16 and 6:45 am - 7:45 am Saturday, September 17 at the Harper Cancer Institute located at the corner of Notre Dame Ave and Angela Blvd adjacent to Eddy Street Commons.
On-site Registration: On site registration will be available at packet pick-up both Friday and Saturday. Cash or check only please! However, shirts will not be guaranteed to those who do onsite registration. Registration will be held in the same location as packet pick up, which is at the Harper Cancer Institute located at the corner of Notre Dame Ave and Angela Blvd adjacent to Eddy Street Commons.
Race t-shirts are only guaranteed to first 1,000 pre-registered runners
Registrations after Thursday, September 15th does not guarantee a race shirt
Free parking will be located in the St. Joseph Regional Medical Center Pavilion 2 & 3, behind St. Joseph High School, at 707 E. Cedar St., between ND Ave. and St. Louis St. Street parking all around the buildings will also be available.
There will be shuttles provided by Transpo for participants running between the parking lots and McAlister's Deli at Eddy St Commons. The shuttles will begin at 6:00 am and end at 6:45 am approximately. Shuttles will then begin again after the race starting at 8:00 am.
Race Times: Both the 10K and 5K races will begin at 8:00 am at Eddy St Commons. For a look at the full course, please click the maps tab above.
Volunteer Check-In: Volunteers should check in with the Game Day Chase Committee at the Old National Bank across from Brother's at Eddy St Commons for their volunteer shifts on Friday and/or Saturday. Thank you to Fleet Feet Mishawaka for sponsoring our volunteer t-shirt!
Game Day Chase Participant Map