Duneland Half Marathon & 5k

Sunday, October 27, 2024 Chesterton, IN

Duneland Half Marathon & 5k in Chesterton, IN

Get ready to tackle one of the most amazing half marathons in the nation – the Chesterton Half Marathon! This year’s race will mark the 10th race in the much-loved Race the Region series and promises to be bigger and better than ever before. 

The half marathon course has been officially certified and is a true test of your running prowess, with breathtaking views every step of the way. Starting and ending at the beautiful Dogwood Park, you’ll be running primarily along the Duneland bike trail, an incredibly scenic route that will take you through some of Indiana’s most picturesque neighborhoods and landscapes.

Not only will you be running an incredible race, but you’ll also be getting some incredible perks. Every participant receives a custom race shirt and a finisher’s magnet to show off their achievement. Awards will be given to the top three male and female runners in 14 different age groups. 

The Chesterton Half Marathon is more than just a race – it’s an experience you’ll never forget! With a generous 3 hour, 30 minute time limit, it’s a challenge worth taking on for runners of all skill levels.

Race Weather & Climate

Chesterton, Indiana, is a town situated in the northwestern part of the state, approximately 50 miles east of Chicago, Illinois, making it close to the Indiana-Illinois state line

On October 22 in Chesterton, Indiana, you can embrace the beauty of autumn. The average high temperature for this date typically reaches around 61°F (16°C), offering comfortable weather for outdoor activities and enjoying the vibrant fall foliage. The average low temperature in the evening drops to approximately 41°F (5°C). October is generally a pleasant month in Chesterton, with an average precipitation of 2.89 inches, making it an ideal time to explore the town and the scenic landscapes as the leaves display their rich autumn colors. Chesterton is located in northern Indiana.

Duneland Half Marathon Race Results

Duneland Half Marathon Course Map

See the race route map for the Duneland Half Marathon course map here.

Starting Time

The half marathon start time is 8:00 AM CDT.

There is a 3.5 hour time limit on the course.


To reserve your spot in the 2024 Duneland Half Marathon, you can use the registration link here.

Race Fees

  • There is a $45.00 fee for the half marathon.
  • There is a $30.00 fee for the 5k run/walk.

Duneland Half Marathon Race Website

Duneland Half Marathon Website

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