FeNGke 5K Fun Run & Walk

FeNGke is the phonetic spelling of funky!  Dress up in a FUNKY, family-friendly, fun costume for a chance to win a fun prize for the best overall costume!

  • When:  August 17, 2024
  • 8 am - 8:45 am: Walk-in registration and packet pickup
  • Walk to the starting point - Mike Metz Trail Head
  • 9:00 am: Start of 5k Fun Run & Walk (approximate)
  • This is NOT a timed race!!  This is designed to be a fun family event for all who want to participate by walking, running, jogging, rolling, or any above combination.  Have fun, visit, and enjoy the scenery!
  • Trails are crushed limestone and boardwalk. 
  • No passing on the boardwalk unless someone steps into a rest side spot.
  • Be courteous of faster runners and allow them to pass at the first available spot.

Online Registration HERE   

Paper registration forms are available at Park Office 260-854-2225.

$30 Ticket - Full Goody Bag

  • Available online through July 27, 2024
  • Includes: T-shirt with graphic and assorted fun items
  • *(Swag bag Teeshirt art subject to change for printing purposes)

$15 Ticket - Run/Walk Ticket

  • Available online July 28, 2024 through August 16, 2024
  • Available at check-in on day of the fun run - EXACT CASH ONLY

Fun award will be given to the first male and female finisher in four age divisions:

  • Child: ages 10-12
  • Teen: ages 13-19
  • Adult: ages 20-50
  • Masters: ages 51 & up

One fun award will be given to the OVERALL best, funkiest costume!!  Let's see what you got!

2024 Swag Tee

Graphic on front - Event sponsors printed on the back.

* final t-shirt graphic may differ slightly for printing purposes. 


To become an event sponsor, contact the Park Office at 260-854-2225.

  • Product Sponsor
  • $100 Sponsor
  • $200 Sponsor - Bold larger print

2024 Event Sponsors to date include:

  • Billman Propane
  • Schlemmer Hardware
Course Map

2024 FeNGke Course Map

Indemnification Waiver

LaGrange County Department of Parks & Recreation is not responsible for personal injury, loss of items/children, or death. You are participating at your own risk, knowing that boardwalks may be slippery from dew or rain and limestone trails may have loose stones, standing water (rain), and be uneven in spots. By purchasing a ticket and participating in the FeNGke 5K Fun Run/Walk at Pine Knob Park, Howe, IN, you (and your family) are hereby agreeing to NOT hold LaGrange County Department of Parks & Recreation, LaGrange County Government, and any employees, volunteers, representatives of aforementioned, responsible for any injury, loss, or death. I know, but we have to put it in here now. Have fun!!


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