Celebrate Father’s Day weekend by running with or in honor of your father, grandfather, or father-figure. Bring the entire family for a 5K and a free kid’s fun run. The Father’s Day 5K will be a WALK, RUN, or RUCK. The course will circle around Lakeside Park’s beautiful rose garden and shaded park. For the health and safety of our participants, this year’s race will not include a pancake breakfast before the race. Proceeds will benefit Associated Churches’ programs, Military Families and A Baby’s Closet.

  • Kid's Fun Run

    Children of all ages are able to participate in a FREE Kid's Fun Run before The Father's Day 5K.

  • Church Teams

    Get your church members to participate for a chance to win a trophy. Congregations are encouraged to bring the most participants from each church. Church teams receive DISCOUNTED pricing. 

    Create your Church Team and add members here >>

  • RUCK for ABC

    Ruckers are asked to fill their backpacks with 10 lbs. of baby item donations (such as diapers, wipes, & wash) to support A Baby’s Closet. Ruckers will be entered into a new category for an award.

  • Volunteer

    Volunteer at the Father's Day 5K by helping set-up, face painting, being a course marshal, etc. Find out more areas you can help here >>

  • Lakeside Park Course 

    The course will circle around Lakeside Park's beautiful rose garden and shaded park. View the full course map here >>

  • Advance Packet Pick-Up

    Bibs, T-shirts, and Chips will be available the day before the race, Friday, June 18th at The Wolf Mission House of Associated Churches, 624 E. Wayne St, Fort Wayne, IN 46802. Time is to be determined at a later date.

  • Recognition Awards

    Awards will be given to the top female and male participants in each age group. View Categories >>

  • Honor Your Father

    For an additional $100, you can add your father-figures name to the back of the race t-shirt. Find this option when you sign-up for the race.

  • Support Our Programs

    The FD5K donations will support Military Families and A Baby’s Closet. These programs aid local parents and children with food, baby items, and living assistance.


In 2019, over 500 runners, families, and businesses came to this 5K.

Join us and be a part of this Father's Day 5K.

Social Media

Join us and share this event through social media. #FD5K or #FD5K2021


Share our Father's Day 5K with co-workers, patrons, family, and friends.


The FD5K donations will support ministries like Military Families and A Baby's Closet. These ministries aid local parents and children with food, diapers, and utility assistance. 


Celebrate Father's Day weekend by running for your father, grandfather, or father-figure. Bring the entire family for a fun morning of activities,

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ADDRESS/602 E Wayne St,

Fort Wayne, IN  46802

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