Summer Series Update (7/17/20)

Hey all Race Participants:

 I wanted to send out a quick note to update everyone on the more immediate plans for the Epic Racing Events Summer Series for 2020.  As many of you know, Governor Eric Holcomb recently released his plan for dealing with the current Covid-19 crisis that has affected many recent or upcoming events.  We realize that many of you have had to deal with disappointment and cancellations, regarding your spring or early summer goal races.  As reported, Indiana has entered stage 4.5 of our 5 stage process for re-opening our state.  For more detail on this process please visit 

In response to the 5 stage approach for re-opening the state, Epic Racing Events has devised the following tentative plans for our Summer Race Calendar.  Please be advised, if the re-opening process is halted in anyway by the state or governing body then Epic Racing Events will have to adjust our plans.  The Germanfest 5K and the 3RRC 8K were held throughout the month of June as virtual events. Thank you to everyone who participated in those events.  Provided that Indiana meets all the criteria to advance to the last stage of re-opening, Epic Racing Events plans to hold the New Haven 5K/10K and the Epic 7K/15K as regularly scheduled "Live" events.  We are excited to announce that all participants who complete all 4 events will once again receive the Epic Racing Events Summer Series Medal. In addition,  In closing, I just wanted to thank all the area participants for your understanding and willingness to adjust and make this pivot with Epic Racing Events during these challenging times.  I look forward to seeing each of you at the start line very soon. 

Be Safe and Stay Active

Mike Else, Executive Race Director

Epic Racing Events wants to show you a good time

Epic Racing Events primary focus is to provide you with safe, but unique events that allow each participant to enjoy their race day. We want each runner to have a memorable race day experience regardless of where they are located in the pack. Epic Racing Events strives to deliver the highest quality in course management, pre and post-race amenities and communication with the participants both before, during and after an event. We want to make your running journey the best it can possibly be.

Epic Racing Events LLC was founded by Mike Else, a Fort Wayne resident, avid runner and endurance athlete. Mike has participated in all levels of races from 5K to 100 mile Ultra Marathon distance. He began racing in 2003 and appreciates the value of a well organized event, whether it's a road race or on the trails.

Epic Racing Events is proud to be part of the Fort Wayne and Northeast Indiana running community.  We look forward to seeing you at our next event.  

We want you to "Do Something Epic"....see you at the start line soon!


Meet the Race Director


Mike Else

Executive CEO / Race Director