The 2014 race was won by John Damen (above left), 34, Fort Wayne, Indiana finishing in a course record time of 35:15. Bridget Niezer (above middle), 25, Fort Wayne, Indiana won the women's 10K in a time of 42:17. Both earned the title "2014 RRCA Indiana State 10K Champion." (Jenny Robinson, 34, Fort Wayne, Indiana completed the 10K course in 40:18, but due to an anomaly at the start, Robinson is not eligible to be declared the overall winner). The Wheelchair division was won by Randy Outman (above right), 49, Fort Wayne, Indiana (1:04:30). Complete searchable results are available here.
This 6.2 mile race is a natural progression for runners and walkers who have completed the 4 Mile race in the past and want a bigger challenge but may not be ready for the Half Marathon. This race shares the same start, exciting stadium finish and portions of the scenic Half Marathon course. All participants receive a short-sleeve, moisture-wicking shirt and a finisher's medal.
Other race info:
- Race will was run on September 27, 2014.
- The race started in front of the historic Baker Street Station in downtown Fort Wayne, and concluded with an exciting finish at Parkview Field. The course takes racers through historic Fort Wayne neighborhoods and past landmark churches.
- All participants who complete the course receive a finisher's medal
- Awards are given to the top three male and female finishers in the following categories/ age groups: Overall Wheelchair, Overall Open; Overall Masters (40+); 14 and Under; 15-19; 20 to 24; 25 to 29; 30 to 34; 35 to 39; 40 to 44; 45 to 49; 50 to 54; 55 to 59; 60 to 64; 65 to 69; 70 to 74; 75 to 79; 80 and Over.
- Overall awards are based on gun time, age group awards are based on chip time
- Triple Crown/Double Play participants start the race 5 minutes prior the 10K race start. Runners who start early with the Triple Crown/Double Play participants are not eligible for overall awards, but remain eligible for age group awards
- Race numbers are required to participate
- You must be in good health and physically prepared to take on the challenges of the 10K
- Non-competitive wheelchairs and push strollers are allowed in the 4 Mile only.
- Wheeled and/or motorized devices (in-line/roller skates, bikes, skateboards, heelys, wagons, etc.) and animals (except guide dogs) will not be allowed on the course.
- The use of electronic devices is strongly discouraged.
- Entry fees are NON-REFUNDABLE and CANNOT be applied to future years. NO EXCEPTIONS!