Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the Hammond Port Authority are proud to announce Race to the Rescue, an event to honor our first responders.

Head to The Pavilion at Wolf Lake on Sunday, September 11th for a day full of activities for everyone. Opening ceremonies begin at 7:45 am, 9K run at 8 am, 5k run/walk immediately following the 9k, kids races, 20-mile cycling road race at 10 am, 9k fun bike ride at 1pm, family activities, raffles, and more!

Register today on In person registration available at The Hammond Marina beginning Monday, August 22nd.

Road race: $40

9ks and 5ks: $25

Kids races: $10

Road Race & Run Combo: $55

Proceeds benefit The Region Police Pipes and Drums and the Hoosier Burn Camp. If you'd like to volunteer or donate to this event, contact us at

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