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Participant Info

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Described by Runner’s World writer Hal Higdon as “One of the most scenic 10K’s I’ve ever run”, the River City Rat Race is a 10K Race and 5K Race through the autumn parks and riverfront of downtown Fort Wayne, Indiana. The race is fun and family-friendly, and benefits the local YMCA.

YOU NEED TO REGISTER FOR THE RACE YOU WANT TO RUN!


Packet Pick-up:
Saturday Oct. 15, from 5-7:30pm at the Central Branch YMCA, 1020 S. Barr Street, and race day from noon-1PM in the Central Branch lobby.

Pre-race day registration is available on Oct. 15 from 5-7:30pm at packet pick-up for $40 at the Central Branch YMCA: 1020 S. Barr St., cash or check only. 


Race Day Registration available until 1PM at Arts United Center, 303 E Main St: $50, cash or check only. 

Race start is 200 E. Main St. - Finish line is at the the Old Fort!

Shirts form previous years will be available for $1 at packet pick up and at the finish line. 

Hop River Brewing Company will have their beer for sale at the finish line so bring a photo ID! They are graciously donating a portion of each sale back to the Rat Race. There will be a restricted area for consuming alcohol. 

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