2016 Spring Fling

Spring Fling Registration Form

Register Online

Presented by:

Purdue University Calumet Fitness Center

Special Features:

  • Dry Fit, High Tech Running Shirt
  • Ramp Run Gloves To The First 250 Pre-Registered!
  • Race Timing Provided By T&H Timing
  • Middle Of Race Run Up Incline Ramps In Parking Garage

Race Headquarters:

Purdue University Calumet
Student Union Library Building

Sign-up Info:

Race Information, Application or Register Online

Race Hotline: (219)989-2175

Make Checks Payable To:

Purdue University Calumet or Register Online
(Note:  There is an additional fee added for online registration)

Send Entries To:

Purdue University Calumet
Student Accounts – Lawshe 130
2200 169th Street
Hammond, IN  46323

Phone:  (219)989-2175


Spring Fling 5K Ramp Run:

This 2016 CRS Gold Cup Series Race is a 3.1 Mile Run/Fitness Walk that starts at the stoplight entrance to the FRC and SULB Buildings on 173rd Street. The first mile of the course runs through the scenic neighborhood surrounding the university. The second mile brings you back to the PUC campus where you’ll run up a series of consecutive incline ramps to the top of the PUC’s parking garage. The third mile take you back out on the streets and includes a 300-meter asphalt, tree-lined, straight-a-way finish designed for “kickers” and fast finishers!

Race Timing:

All runners/walkers must wear their assigned chip provided by T&H Timing Services during the 5k in order to be included in the computerized race results. Specific instructions on how to attach the chip will be included in your race packet on race day morning.

PUC Racing Series Circuit Finisher Award:

The PUC Racing Series Circuit consists of two races. Race No. 1 is Saturday, April 16, 2016 – Spring Fling 5k Ramp Run and Race No. 2 – The Fall Frolic / Jennie Hamilton Memorial 4-Mile Run held on Sunday, November 6, 2016. All those who complete both events receive a circuit series participation award in the form of a Spring Fling / Fall Frolic medal.

Award 5K:

Overall and Masters (40 and over) male and female winners receive special awards from Fleet Feet Sports in Schererville. Top 3 age group division winners, Clydesdale & Athena division winners, PUC students, Faculty/Staff also receive Spring Fling 5k Ramp Run awards.

Registration/Packet   Pick-Up/Start Time:

Registration & packet pick-up begins at 7:30am – Saturday, April 16th in the SULB Building.

Race Results:

Finish results will be provided by T&H Timing Services and available for viewing on their website as well as at www.calstrider.org and at PUCRaces website – purduecal.edu/pucraces

Entry Fee:

NO race day or late registration discounts after April 13th

  Shirt No Shirt
 Before April 13  $20 $15
 After April 13  $25  $20

Family Discount:

Pre-Registered runners/walkers ONLY. NO race day or late registration discounts after April 13th

  Shirt No Shirt
1st  Family Member $20.00 $15.00
2nd Family Member $18.00 $13.00
3rd to 6th Family Members $16.00 $11.00


From I-94
From East
– Exit on Kennedy Avenue North to 173rd Street (first light). Turn left and go to first stop light.  Turn right into parking lot.
From West – Exit Indianapolis Boulevard North to 173rd Street (second light). Turn right and go 3 blocks to first light.  Turn left into parking lot.