Sunday, September 8, 2019 • Crown Point, IN • Course Map
Set for its annual late summer running through the city known as the “Hub of Lake County” here in northwest Indiana, roughly an hour’s drive from Chicago, the Hub City Half Marathon takes runners on an out-and-back tour through its winding city streets and historic neighborhoods.
Runners start the out-and-back course for the race at the Lake County Fairgrounds, just a short drive south of downtown Crown Point. From there, the race heads south briefly, running a lap around Fancher Lake, before heading north toward downtown Crown Point and onto the Erie Lackawanna Bike Trail.
Once you make it to the turnaround point on the bike trail where it intersects with Highway 30, you’ll head back almost entirely along the route you’ve just run all the way back to the Lake County Fairgrounds for the race finish, where there will be a DJ and the traditional post-race snacks and drinks.
For runners who sign up for the half marathon by August 30, you’ll receive a wicking race shirt and a finishers’ medal.
All along the way, you’ll be running through a city whose history dates all the way back to 1834, and where celebrities like Cassius Clay and Rudolph Valentino were said to have been married.
In addition to the half marathon, the race also features a 20-miler and a 5K.
Race Weather & Climate
Located in the northwest corner of Indiana, about 50 miles southeast of Chicago, Crown Point typically sees mild to warm weather in September, when temperatures average between about 51°F and 75°F.
On race day (Sept. 8), the average low is 54°F and the average high is 77°F.
- 2018 Hub City Half Marathon Results
- 2017 Hub City Half Marathon Results
- 2016 Hub City Half Marathon Results
- 2015 Hub City Half Marathon Results
- 7:30 AM – 20-mile
- 8:00 AM – half marathon
- 8:15 AM – 5K
- $55 – $65 for the half marathon
- $65 – $75 for the 20-miler
- $35 for the 5K
To reserve your spot in the 2019 running of Crown Point’s Hub City Half Marathon, full marathon, 20-miler or 5K race, register online at RunSignUp.com here.
Official Race Website
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