Northeast Indiana Base Community Council 

  "America's Most Engaged Military Community!"


Registration Now Open!

Looking to participate in your first 5k or 10K race? Love to walk with your furry friends? Are you a seasoned runner looking for a new challenge? Or, are you looking for a great cause to support? The Northeast Indiana Base Community Councilhas the event for you!

Saturday, July 24, 2021 at 9 a.m., the Northeast Indiana Base Community Council will host its 7th Annual Race for the Warrior 5k/10k runway race at the Fort Wayne International Airport. Here you can celebrate in patriotic style by running, walking, rucking down the same airstrips that used to service more than 100,000 military personnel during World War II.

Each participant will receive an official Race for the Warrior t-shirt, and a swag bag provided by our sponsors and community partners. Afterward, stick around for a great post-race party that includes music, food, bounce house, military static displays (including a new virtual reality military experience) and activities for all ages! Runners aged 21 and over will also receive one free beer as part of their registration.

Avid runners will be excited to know that our race is an official Fort Wayne Running Club Point Series Race!

Race packet pickup will be held Friday, July 23 from 4-7 p.m. at Fleet Feet and the day of the race at the registration area starting at 7:30 a.m.

The Race for the Warrior is a fundraiser that supports the Northeast Indiana Base Community Council’s Military Support Fund and other year-round programs for members of all branches of the U.S. armed forces, veterans and military families.

Interested participants can sign up and find additional race information at

Video race highlights from our 2020 race can be viewed by clicking here.


Northeast Indiana Base Community Council

P.O. Box 10306

Fort Wayne, IN 46851

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