Field Station Frenzy 5K Trail Run

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Oct 06, 2024 at 9:00 AM

Field Station Frenzy 5K Trail Run

709 N Mineral Springs Rd

Porter IN, 46304


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Entry Fee $30
(Lowest or Early Registration)

Entry Fee 2 $35
(Highest or Late Registration)

Prize Money: no


  • 5K

Type: Trail

Course Map: Download Map

Percent of the course on un-paved trails: 80%

First Year of the Event: 2015


Venue: Chellberg Farm – Indiana Dunes National Park

5 km Trail Run/Walk
1 km ​Kiddie Fun Run
500 m Tot Trot

The course features the scenic trails of the Indiana Dunes National Park, including portions of the Little Calumet River Trail and passes by several historic landmarks. Grass, mulch, dirt trails, and boardwalk will make up the majority of the course. This is a trail run and you should expect uneven surfaces, slippery leaves, roots, rocks, fallen branches, and other obstacles.  No strollers or pets allowed.

Why Join in the Frenzy?

Fun, scenic trail run and walk inside the new national park

Well-marked, carefully-measured, course, with professional chip timing

Long-sleeve tech shirts, custom bib numbers, finisher medals, and one-of-a-kind awards

Costumes and crazy outfits encouraged!

Free on-site child care provided for all participants

Part of the Calumet Region Striders’ Gold Cup Elite Series

Support nature-based early childhood education

No hidden processing or credit card fees

COVID-19 Procedures to keep everyone safe and healthy


No photos available.


Past Event Dates

Held on Oct 01, 2023

Held on Oct 02, 2022

Held on Oct 03, 2021

Held on Jun 01, 2019

Held on Jun 02, 2018

Held on Jun 03, 2017

Held on May 29, 2016

Held on May 30, 2015

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