Event Information

5:26pm - 5:26pm

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana Hosting One of the Last 5K’s of the Year

December 2019 – Portage, IN

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana is teaming together with local businesses for the 5K Arctic Dash and Little Igloo Youth Fun Run. Set for Saturday, December 7, 2019, this general admission road race is only $20 per runner, before Nov. 2 and $25 per runner on or after Nov. 3. Runners can also register the day of the race. Registration for the Little Igloo Youth Fun Run is only $5 and parents can run this race for free with child.

Again this year, the Calumet Region Striders awarded the 5K Arctic Dash the last Gold Cup race of the year!

Awards will be given to first, second, and third-place finishers in various age categories with awards presented to the overall female and male runners and male and female masters. All Little Igloo Youth Dash participants will receive a finisher’s medal.

The race will include great giveaways, great local food, photo booth, and music! But the fun doesn’t stop there. The ugly sweater contest is back! Wear your ugliest sweater and win a prize!

“The best part for parents is free childcare during the race. We have activities planned inside the Club for kids while their parents run,” stated Stephanie Hamilton, race director. Childcare is available for ages 4 and up.


Saturday, December 7, 2019

Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana – Portage Club

5895 Evergreen

Portage, IN 46368

  • Little Igloo Youth Fun Run: $5 Entry Fee: 1 Mile – Begins at 8:30 AM
  • 5K Arctic Dash: $20/$25 – Begins at 9:00 AM
  • Registration for both races begin at 8:00 AM

Online Registration is open now by visiting For more information, contact Stephanie Hamilton at (219) 764-2582, Extension 235 or via email at

All proceeds from the 5K Arctic Dash and Little Igloo One Mile Youth Fun Run will support healthy lifestyle programming at Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana.

Boys and Girls Club of Portage


  • 5895 Evergreen Ave
  • Portage, IN 46368