Homeward Bound is an annual event that takes place to raise funding for and awareness about affordable housing and homelessness.
The event is organized and governed by a local steering committee made up of dedicated community leaders. Every dollar raised goes directly to the benefiting agencies of HomesteadCS, LTHC Homeless Services, Family Promise, and PATH. The 2018 Homeward Bound Walk and 5K Run will be held on Sunday, April 22nd at Memorial Island at Columbian Park.
The Homeward Bound Walk is an approximately 2-mile non-competitive walk and the 5K Run is 3.1-mile professionally chip timed event.
Both races will take place rain or shine. An on-course for the 5K and post-race refreshments will be provided for participants of the walk and run.
Runners, walkers, wheelchairs, strollers, and dogs on leashes without a history of aggression are welcome. Please no bikes, skateboards or rollerblades.
Sunday, April 22nd
5K Run Registration and Check-In: 11:00 AM-11:45 AM
5K RUN START: NOON
Awards and refreshments to follow
Homeward Bound Walk Registration and Check-In: 1:00 PM -1:45 PM
HOMEWARD BOUND WALK START: 2:00 PM
Refreshments and family fun to follow
1915 Scott St.
Lafayette, IN 47904
Chip timed 5K Run with shirt (Ages 11 and Up): $25.00 for pre-registration or $30.00 on race day
Chip timed 5K Run without shirt (Kids 10 and Under): Free
Homeward Bound Walk: Free but individual and team donations are encouraged since this is a charity event. Every walker who donates at least $25.00 will receive a t-shirt.
In addition to at least a $25.00 donation, we ask that each walker shoots to raise at least $125 by asking friends and family to support you by contributing to your fundraising goal. Donations can be made online or in-person using cash, check or credit cards. Read more about how to raise funds for this event: Click Here!
IMPORTANT INFO REGARDING WALK REGISTRATIONS: The Homeward Bound Walk is a way to combat homelessness and provide stable housing for people in our community. We encourage everyone to come together to support this cause!
NOTE: Shirts not guaranteed after April 1st. Register early! No refunds for any reason.
Medals (1st, 2nd, and 3rd place)
19 and Under
60 and Over
Largest Walk/Run Team
Most Raised Online
Most Raised Day-of-Event
Best Real Estate Team
Best Real Estate Team Honorable Mention
Volunteers are needed for the 2018 Homeward Bound Walk and 5K Run. If you would like to volunteer, please contact us at email@example.com.
TIMING & RESULTS
The 5K Run will be chip timed using disposable bib chip technology by The Franklin Finish, LLC. Results posted following the event at www.franklinfinish.com.