Register Today for the Popcorn Panic!

Popcorn-Panic-Race-2009-(19)The traditional Popcorn Panic races organized by the Valpo Parks Department, that kickoff Popcorn Fest day for many, have a new starting line. Central Park Plaza will be both the start and finish of the 34th Popcorn Panic on Saturday, September 7, which includes the 5-mile run and the 5K walking events.

Central Park is also the sight of the food tent and awards. The course length is the same as previous Popcorn Panic races. If registered by this Thursday, August 14, participants will receive their guaranteed t-shirt size as well as a cost savings. The price for Panic is $25 through August 14 and $35 through race day.

Register online at For more information, call the Valpo Parks Department at 219.462.5144.