Water Drop 5K Run/Walk

Sign up today for the 6th Annual Riverfest Water Drop 5K Run/Walk and 3rd annual Water Droplet Kids Run benefiting the Wabash River Enhancement Corporation. Both events are part of Wabash Riverfest. The 5K race will start at the Tapawingo Park Band Shelter and the kids run will begin at the ice rink at Tapawingo Park in West Lafayette, IN. The 5K race will be officially timed with generous sponsorship from the Tippecanoe County Partnership for Water Quality! Come out for the races and stay for all the Wabash Riverfest activities following the event, including many family friendly events and the canoe races on the Wabash River all day long.




Color Me Green 4-H Dash

Join the members of  4-H from across the state by participating in a 5K family fun run/walk. Be splashed with color by the 4-H Junior Leaders while you run or walk the course.


  • Registration: $20
  • Saturday, July 11 at 9:00 am
  • Benton County Fair Grounds (2743 W State Road 352, Boswell, Indiana 47921)


Upcoming WRRC Events


We have some exciting events coming up very soon! First we have the election of new officers. The positions that are available for selection are:

  • President
  • Vice-President–Susan has volunteered to stay in this position
  • Treasurer–Currently open
  • Membership director–Barb has volunteered to stay in this position
  • Secretary

 Please let us know if you are interested in any of these positions.  We will have a formal vote on Saturday, June 13th at Panera on the Levee at 9:30 AM. It will be to your advantage to attend, to elect your choice of candidates. Please support this event, we cannot have good choices without everyone’s input.

Next, we have talked with Bryce Carlson, Professor at Purdue and extreme runner that just finished his Race Across America today!! 3100 miles!!  What an accomplishment!! He has agreed to come and speak to us on June 16th at 6:30 PM at Sargent Preston’s in downtown Lafayette. He will talk about his epic journey across the USA and his experiences. He will also be available to answer questions. This is a tremendous accomplishment and it should be interesting to hear about his adventures on the roads of America. Please note this on your calendar, come eat, drink and enjoy the stories!!

 The next night, June 17th is the second Farmer’s Market 5K. Don’t forget to come and enter so you will be in tip top shape for your next race! The Farmer’s Market  will be at Cumberland Park in West Lafayette and registration starts at 5:45 PM. The race will start at 6:30 PM. As usual it will be the same night as the Farmer’s Market so you can fill up on goodies while you are there!

Please plan to come see us at these events and join in the fun at WRRC!!!

Keep running,

Cyndi Meacham
Wabash River Runners Club President