Mark your calendars for this year, September 9th, 2017. 8:00 a.m. Start!REGISTER NOW
The Michiana Runners Association, Inc. (MRA) presents the Game Day Chase benefiting the Kelly Cares Foundation, which will be held on September 9th, the morning of the Georgia vs. Notre Dame football game.
The 5k/10k race is designed to get runners ready to cheer on their team with themed miles, football flair, and a special end zone section at the finish line. The race will start and finish at Eddy St. Commons across from Notre Dame campus and a variety of the shops will be participating in the race.
Overall female & male and Masters female & male awards will be given out as well as other door prizes and goodies. So lace up those shoes, put on your team gear, and start your celebration at the Game Day Chase!
Run through the goal post to the sound of the Sand Bar Bums.
Can't make it to our race--No problem! Sign up for our Virtual Run and you can participate anywhere in the world -- be sure to share your experience on social media using the #GameDayChase.
Notre Dame Students: When you register don't forget to list your dorm so you can participate in the 2017 GDC Dorm Challenge! Win a Pizza Party for your dorm (sponsored by Papa Johns) and a surprise gift for all members of the dorm from Brian and Paqui Kelly!2016 RESULTS
Packet Pick-up: Packet pick-up will be from 3 pm - 8 pm Friday, September 8 and 6:45 am - 7:45 am Saturday, September 9 at the Harper Cancer Institute located at the corner of Notre Dame Ave and Angela Blvd adjacent to Eddy Street Commons.
On-site Registration: On site registration will be available at packet pick-up both Friday and Saturday. Cash or check only please! However, shirts will not be guaranteed to those who do onsite registration. Registration will be held in the same location as packet pick up, which is at the Harper Cancer Institute located at the corner of Notre Dame Ave and Angela Blvd adjacent to Eddy Street Commons.
Race t-shirts are only guaranteed to first 1,000 pre-registered runners
Registrations after Thursday, September 7th do not guarantee a race shirt.
Free parking will be located in the St. Joseph Regional Medical Center Pavilion 2 & 3, behind St. Joseph High School, at 707 E. Cedar St., between ND Ave. and St. Louis St. Street parking all around the buildings will also be available.
There will be shuttles provided by Transpo for participants running between the parking lots and McAlister's Deli at Eddy St Commons. The shuttles will begin at 6:00 am and end at 6:45 am approximately. Shuttles will then begin again after the race starting at 8:00 am.
Race Times: Both the 10K and 5K races will begin at 8:00 am at Eddy St Commons. For a look at the full course, please click the maps tab above.
Volunteer Check-In: Volunteers should check in with the Game Day Chase Committee at the Old National Bank across from Brother's at Eddy St Commons for their volunteer shifts on Friday and/or Saturday. Thank you to Fleet Feet Mishawaka for sponsoring our volunteer t-shirt!
Game Day Chase Participant Map