Hammond First Responder 5k


Join us for our 4th annual combination of “Star’s and Stripes’ and “Stop, Drop and Run” 5k.  We have now combined them to be called “Hammond Race for First Responders 5k” As always registration is FREE but we are asking our participants instead to donate an item or two from our list to assist our Hammond police officers and Firefighters while on duty. Optional finisher’s medals & T-shirts will be available for purchase. Proceeds from optional items will be used to purchase more items to donate. Optional items MUST be ordered by 9/1/2020 to be guaranteed for event. Timed bibs will be provided for all participants.


When: September 12th, 2020

Wolf Lake Green House

2100 Calumet Avenue

Hammond, Indiana 46320

Gates open at 8am

9/11 Memorial Moment of Silence prior to the race starting

5k starts exactly at 8:30

      Placement Awards Will Be Given

Police Donation List: Small Tool Kits, Pliers, Hand Sanitizers, Cooling Towels, Latex Gloves, Winter Gloves, Face Mask/Shields, Mini First Aid Kits, Black Writing Pens, CR123 Batteries. K9 Officers- Tennis Balls, Blankets, Gift Cards to purchase dog food

Our City Of Hammond consists of 7 fire stations and roughly 155 men and women who are housed at our fire stations to serve our community 24/7. Majority of their daily living expenses are from their own pocket including food SO LET’S GIVE BACK! This is a way for the community to thank and show our appreciation to all of our hard working men and women of the Hammond Fire Department.

Fire Fighter Donation List: Items that can be donated are: Strack Van Til Gift cards (majority of our stations use this store) Food for Less Gift cards, Shampoo, Dish Soap, Body Soap, Tooth Brushes and Tooth Paste.

If you cannot make it but wish to donate items please call 219-902-5980, Race Director, Celina