Saturday, June 17, 2017 • 6:30PM
Johnny Appleseed Park

Join us for the 2nd Annual Quackers Riverway 5K presented by Franklin Electric! This 5K run/walk will start and finish at Johnny Appleseed Park and travel south along the St. Joseph River, tentatively turn west on State Blvd, and head back north along the River Greenway. Spy Run Avenue and the River Greenway are currently under construction. The project is projected to be completed in mid-June. Check back for more course details as the event gets closer. All proceeds from the event support SCAN’s mission to protect children, prepare parents, strengthen families, and educate the community to Stop Child Abuse and Neglect.

Early Bird Rate
(March 1 - March 31)
Registration Rate
(April 1 - June 15)
Race Day Registration
(June 17)

All pre-registered participants will receive a performance shirt and swag bag.

Limited swag bags and shirts will be available to Race Day registrants, but are not guaranteed.

Printable Entry Form

Schedule of Events

5:00pm: Packet Pick-Up & Race Day Registration Opens
6:15pm: Registration and Pick-Up Close
6:30pm: Quackers Riverway 5K
7:30pm: Kids Run
7:45pm: Awards

Packet Pick-Up & Race Day Registration
Saturday, June 17th
5:00pm - 6:15pm
Fort Wayne Turners (3636 Parnell Ave, Fort Wayne)


Top 3 overall timed male and female finishers will receive prizes.

Top 3 male and female timed finishers in the following age group will receive a prize:
12 and under, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, and 80 and over

Costume contest: Put your best feather forward and bring your duck costume! The most creative costume participating in the 5K will win a prize!

COURSE MAP - Coming soon

PLEASE NO PETS OR SKATES. Strollers are welcome.

Kids Run

There will be a free kids run for children 10 and under at 7:30pm at the race site. The distance will be 300-400 yards. There is no registration required and all finishers will receive a cool medal. An annoucement will be made and those wishing to participate will report to the designated place inside Johnny Appleseed Park.

Post Race Party

Join us after the race for the 29th Annual Weigand Construction Duck Race to Benefit SCAN! Stick around for kids activities, food trucks, live music, beer garden, and fireworks!


You may park at Fort Wayne Turners or along H.W. Baals Drive in Johnny Applseed Park. H.W. Baals Drive will be closed from the entrance of the Johnny Appleseed Park boat ramp to Parnell Street, please access park parking via Coliseum. Fort Wayne Turners can be accessed off of Parnell Ave. AERIAL PARKING MAP


Volunteer information coming soon.


2016 Results

2017 Quackers Riverway 5K Sponsors

Prevent Child Abuse Indiana
GuideStar Exchange Silver Participant BBB Accredited Charity United Way Agency Partner
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