Saturday, September 2, 2023 • Bluffton, IN
Celebrate the 49th edition of the Parlor City Trot, featuring a half-marathon, alongside 10K and 5K runs. The half-marathon is a key part of the Fort Wayne Running Club’s point series, promising a well-organized, flat, fast, and scenic race. Join the Bluffton tradition, exploring the charming streets and pathways of Bluffton, IN, and the serene Ouabache State Park.
On race morning, starting at 6:15 am, gather at the Bluffton City Gym for convenient packet pickup. The races kick off on Main Street at the intersection with Walnut Street, near the iconic Wells County Courthouse, and culminate on River Road at Pickett’s Run Park. Participants can vie for Overall, Masters, and Age Group awards across all race distances, adding a competitive edge to this time-honored Bluffton event.
Race Weather & Climate
Bluffton is situated in the northeastern part of Indiana, serving as a city in Wells County. Located approximately 25 miles south of Fort Wayne, Bluffton is a welcoming community with a mix of small-town charm and economic activity. As part of northeastern Indiana, it provides residents with a tranquil setting while maintaining convenient access to the amenities of larger urban centers.
You can expect an average high temperature of around 78°F and a low of approximately 57°F. Late summer is in progress, providing warm and pleasant days with mild nights. The weather reflects the transitioning season, and September typically sees an average rainfall of about 3 inches in Indiana.
Parlor City Trot Half Marathon Race Results
Parlor City Trot Half Marathon Course Map
See the race route map for the Parlor City Trot Half Marathon course map here.
The half marathon start time is 7:30 AM EDT.
There is a 3.5 hour time limit on the course.
To reserve your spot in the 2023 Parlor City Trot Half Marathon, you can use the registration link here.
- There is a $40.00 fee for the half marathon.
- There is a $30.00 fee for the 10k.
- There is a $25.00 fee for the 5k.