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Biggest Loser Race Series - Half Marathon/5K

Location: Lake County Fair Grounds

889 Court Street
Crown Point, IN 46307

Motivation. Support. Inspiration. Fun!

Franciscan Health is partnering with "The Biggest Loser" for a non-intimidating race series designed to challenge America to get fit! It's time to get off the couch, hit the pavement and be inspired to achieve your fitness goals.

The Biggest Loser Race Series challenges Americans to get fit and stay healthy across the country. Participants of all levels join past contestants running and walking in the half marathon and 5K distances as they continue their journey to keep the weight off.

A race for all fitness levels - whether you are ready to set a personal record or this is your first race - come join us at The Biggest Loser Race Series! Each registered participant and finisher will receive the following:

  • The Biggest Loser Finisher's Medal
  • Commemorative Biggest Loser Race Series Shirt
  • Drawstring Backpack
  • Chip-Timed Race for Runners and Those Tracking Personal Goals
  • Free Downloadable Race Photos
  • Award Divisions for Runners and Walkers
  • Celebrity appearances by former contestants from "The Biggest Loser." Schedule to make appearances this year are Marci, Season 11 contestant, and Andrea, Season 16 contestant.
  • Hydration Stations with Water/Sports Drinks Along the Course & Food at the Finish Line
  • Last but not Least...a Truly Inspirational and Unforgettable Experience

New for 2017... All Race Series participants will get FREE entry into the 8-week, online Biggest Loser/Franciscan Health Community Challenge. The Biggest Loser Community Challenge, presented by Franciscan Health, goes from February 27-April 23. Lean more.

Race Day Start Times and Schedule (all times Central)

  • 8:00am – Half-Marathon (wave start)
  • 8:30am – 5K (wave start)
  • 10:30am – Motivational Mile

For more information about Race Day and the Community Challenage and to register, visit

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