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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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Eric Klosterman

Ball State University





Keep up with us online to stay informed about the 2019 races!

Join the Virtual 5k or 10k!


Can't make it on race day? 


Don't let this stop you from joining in the Chase Charlie Races! Register by October 6th for the 5k or  10k Virtual Race option  and we will mail you your t-shirt!


1. Plot your distance, (5k or 10k),

2. Time yourself as you run/walk within the week of October 13th-19th, and

3. Send us your results by October 19th at 5pm! We will post your results on our results website.

4. Look for your Chase Charlie Shirt in the mail the week of October 21st!


Registration Prices for Virtual Races

Virtual Race Entry + Cotton T-shirt =$20.00

Virtual Race Entry + Tech T-shirt =$30.00


Proceeds benefit the Sport Administration Fund for Excellence, a professional development fund for Sport Administration students.