5K: Designated parking will be at Emens Parking Garage and the garage off of McKinley Ave. on Ball State's Campus. The Semi-circle in front of Emens Auditorium will have a shuttle for runners to take to the starting line of the race. The last shuttle will leave at 8:30am. 

For more information about parking see Ball State's Campus Map.

There are multiple spots for parking, but Emens Parking Garage is highly encouraged for easiest access to the shuttle. 


Kiddie 100: Typical game day parking regulations will apply to Kiddie 100 participants.


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The Chase Charlie Races are a Homecoming Weekend tradition at Ball State University. The event consists of a 5K run/walk for all ages and the Kiddie 100 sprint for children 13 and under at halftime of the Ball State football game.

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