Forest Ridge Academy to host annual Hawaii 5K

2013-09-18T00:00:00Z Forest Ridge Academy to host annual Hawaii 5KTimes Staff
September 18, 2013 12:00 am  • 

SCHERERVILLE | Forest Ridge Academy will host its annual Hawaiian-themed 5K Trail Run, noncompetitive walk, and three-quarter-mile Kids Fun Run on Sept. 28 at Oak Ridge Prairie County Park, 301 S. Colfax St., Griffith. The Kids Fun Run begins at 9:30 a.m., while the walk and Hawaii 5K, a CRS Gold Cup Series Race, begin at 10.

The entry fee through Friday is $10 for Kids Fun Run with T-shirt, $20 for students in kindergarten through grade 8 to run/walk, and $25 for adults to run/walk, and an extra $5 after that date. Register by Friday to guarantee a tech shirt. Reservation forms are available at Forest Ridge Academy, 7300 Forest Ridge Drive, Schererville, or register online at or

Race day registration will begin at 8 a.m. Splits and water will be given at first and second mile markers. Final results will be chip-timed by T & H Timing and posted at finish line,, and

Hawaii Five-O and Hawaiian attire is encouraged.

Prizes will be awarded to male/female overall and masters winners, top 3 male/female finishers by age group: 0-8, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14, 15-18, 19-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, and 80-plus. Fun awards will be given for best costumes.

All proceeds benefit the Forest Ridge Academy Scholarship Fund. Contact FRA at (219) 756-7300 or for more information.

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