Strassenfest Wettlauf Registrations Now Open
JASPER (NNDC) – Registrations are now being accepted for the 2015 Strassenfest Wettlauf. The 4K road race and fitness walk will be held Saturday, August 1, as part of the Jasper Strassenfest celebration.
The race, which begins at 8 a.m. at the corner of 9th and Main streets, is run over rolling, paved city streets. The route will be well-marked and policed and will have water stations and splits.
Participants will receive a unique 2015 Wettlauf tee shirt (while supplies last). Awards will be presented to the first three finishers in each male and female category in the 5-K run. Overall male and female awards will be presented in each category.
Age groups for each division have been revised. The new age groups are 0-10 years of age, 11-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, and 70 and over. There will be no times or awards for the fitness walk.
Entry fee is 15 dollars until July 27 and 20 dollars after July 27. Entry fee for children 12 or under is 10 dollars. Registration and liability forms are available at www.jasperstrassenfest.org and at all area sporting goods stores and fitness centers. Advance entry may be made by mailing payment and registration/liability waiver to Strassenfest Wettlauf, c/o Debbie Schmitt, 578 N. 750W, Jasper, IN, 47546. Pre-registrants can pick up their race packets the morning of the race. Late registration may be completed the morning of the race beginning at 6:30.