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Sun September 22, 2024 West Lafayette, IN 47906 US



$32.50 9:45AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT
393 spots left. Price increases after June 30, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT


$32.50 9:45AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT
153 spots left. Price increases after June 30, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT

Kids Run

$12 9:30AM EDT - 9:40AM EDT
393 spots left. Price increases after June 30, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT
Open to ages 12 and under.

Virtual Challenge

393 spots left. Price increases after June 30, 2024 at 11:59pm EDT


$0 7:45AM - 11:00AM EDT
Events: Bike Rider (course monitor) Course Marshal Check In Finish Line Sweeper Water Stop Kids Run Volunteers Clean Up


This race benefits the Public Schools Foundation of Tippecanoe County.  Our mission is to promote excellence in education and encourage classroom innovation by providing grants in academics and the arts to teachers in the public schools in Tippecanoe County.  

We are thrilled to share that Mary Lou Donuts, a community staple since 1961, will be our new cupcake sponsor! We're very excited to start building new race traditions with this long-time local favorite. Many thanks to Purdue University College of Education for being our cupcake partner as well. It's been great to see so many representatives from the College of Education participate in the Cupcake Run for so many years. We greatly appreciate their support. 

Please note that inventory for medals and race shirts is set in August, so register by then to guarantee your receipt.  

SCHOOL PARTICIPATION CONTEST:  If you are a teacher, student, or school employee, please indicate as such on your registration, as well as what school you represent. The school with the most participants will receive a traveling trophy.  Help out your school and get as many friends/coworkers to participate and win that trophy!  

PACKET PICKUP: Saturday Sept 21, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM in the parking lot of Mary Lou Donuts at 4150 Commerce Drive, Lafayette IN 47905

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at


Cumberland Park
3101 N Salisbury St
West Lafayette, IN US 47906

Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.

Running is more fun with friends!

Fun for the whole family!

Strollers are allowed, so feel free to bring the whole family!

Volunteers and Entertainers Wanted!

Volunteers can register for free and choose a job that interests them (water stops, check-in, etc).  We also need energetic groups along the race course to cheer on our runners!  If you're interested in providing entertainment at our race, please contact us at PSFTC


Course Map

This year's race course is the same as last year's. It takes advantage of the new, wider paths throughout Cumberland Park and includes a loop around the pond in the Purdue Research Park. 



Q: I cannot come, what are my options?  Can I get a refund?
A:  Sorry there are no refunds for any reason.  We offer 3 different options to choose from.
1) You may have a friend pick up your swag at packet pickup or on race day and run/walk anywhere you want.
2) You may sell/give away your entry to a family/friend at no additional cost. (Available until September 20)
3) Donate your registration fees to the Public School Foundation of Tippecanoe County!
Q:  When is Packet Pickup?
A:  Saturday Sept 21 at Mary Lou Donuts from 9am to noon. The address is 4150 Commerce Drive
 or Race day Sunday September 22 at the event, Cumberland Park
Race Day Check In opens at 8:00am 
Q:  Are there water stops on the course?
A:  Yes, every 1-2 miles. 
Q:  Will the race still happen if it is raining or storming?
A:  Yes!!!  We will only delay for lightning or tornado.
Q:  Can my kids register for the 5K or 10K?
A:  Yes, they sure can!  
Q:  Is the course stroller-friendly?   May I push a stroller? 
A:  Yes – please be courteous of runners in a hurry.  
Q:  Is the event dog-friendly?  Can I bring my dog? 
A:  Yes – and no charge:)  you know the rules… clean up. Please be respectful of other runners. 

Q:  Parking?
A: Parking is available at Cumberland Park. There are also other lots in or near the park if you'd like a nice stroll/cooldown walk before and after the race.
Q:  Can I Walk?
A:  Yes, you may walk the 5K.  There is a 90 minute time-limit to complete the 5K or 10K, so the 10K requires that you run to finish in time.

Q:  Are there Awards? 
A: Yes. Awards will be MAILED to the top finishers. The top three female and top three male for 10K and 5k - plus top three teacher finishers in each of the those categories (male/female for 10k ad 5k) will receive awards.

Q:  Any other questions?
A:  Email Christine:

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