New Year, New Goals Join Epic Racing Events for the Fit in the Fort 100 Mile Challenge

Hey Epic Runnners and Walkers,
A new year means new goals and Epic Racing Events is here to help motivate you toward those goals.  Join our 45 day virtual challenge with the goal to run/walk 100 total miles from January 15th to February 28th.  Each participant will log their own miles of run/walking in our virtual results log.  Activity can be done outside, on a treadmill or on a walking track.  View our leaderboard to see how you are doing compared to other area run/walkers. This is a free event created to help run/walkers get started on their successful 2023 training journey.  Any questions can be directed to  We will have a few random drawings for prizes from everyone who logs their miles.  Let's Do Something Epic in 2023.  Register Here:

Join Epic Racing Events for the Cupid's Chocolate Chase 5K

Hey Epic Runners:

Epic Racing Events is proud to announce that our event will return to downtown Fort Wayne again at Parkview Field on Sunday, February 19th at 2 PM.  After a 2 year alternative location due to Covid, we are happy to be returning back to where it all started.  As always, we will have plenty of chocolate waiting for you at the finish line and be sure to grab your 2 EE's wine slushy(additional cost) at our amazing after party at the Lincolcn Financial Event Center.  The Fort Wayne Chocolate Fountain will also be on hand at our after party to indulge those chocolate cravings.  In addition to the 5K, we will also be bringing back the Mocha Mile.  Grab a friend and lets #DoSomethingEpic at the Cupid's Chocolate Chase in 2023. 

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