Race Information

Bacon Around the Bend 5K
South Bend, IN
St Joseph County
Jun 19, 2021 - Saturday
5K, 1M run
  • Details from event's RunSignUp.com listing:

    ***Local COVID-19 protocols will be in place and an all outdoor option will be available. Please refer to the most recent CDC guidelines for masking and social distancing. While St. Joseph County has lifted the mask mandate, we highly recommend that all unvaccinated individuals wear a mask when near individuals not in their household. Handwashing and hand sanitizing stations will be available and all volunteers serving food will be wearing a mask. *** 

    **Packet Pick-Up will be on Friday, June 18 from 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM at the Family Justice Center of St. Joseph County at 533 N. Niles Ave., South Bend. Please pull under the covered drive near the building and stay in your vehicle. Our team will bring your packet to you. You are welcome to have a friend pick up your packet. Additionally, packets will be available on Saturday morning from 7:00 - 7:30 AM.**

    *As of June 14, we are officially sold out of race shirts! Thank you for your overwhelming support of this event!*

    Join the Family Justice Center on June 19, 2021 for the fourth annual Bacon Around the Bend 5k! Participants will complete this 5k piggy pilgrimage while feasting on savory strips of meat-candy. Whether you run, walk, skip, or crawl, finishers will celebrate their achievement with post-race bacon-themed snacks at a finish line party hosted at Corby's Irish Pub. Participants over the age of 21 will also have the opportunity to toast their achievement with festive libations (bacon and Bloody Mary's anyone?). You run, we feed you bacon...it's that simple!

    Registration fees: 
    Adults - $35 includes race shirt, drink ticket, and bacon goodies
    Under 21 - $20 includes race shirt and bacon goodies
    Under 12 - $10 includes race shirt and bacon goodies

    We will also be offering a virtual option for 2021! This registration will include everything you need to recreate the festivities at home. Virtual participants will be able to pick up their goodies on Friday, June 18 during packet pick-up. 

    Bring your family (strollers welcome)!
    Costumes encouraged!


    This event is a celebration of everyone’s favorite food (BACON!) that also serves as an opportunity for the FJC to share its mission of providing help, healing, and hope to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, and their families. For more information on the services available at the Family Justice Center, please visit www.fjcsjc.org. Our 24-hour crisis number is 574-289-HELP. 

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Listing Status

  • Added to our Directory
    Apr 21, 2018
  • Last Updated in our Directory
    Feb 1, 2021
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    We hope to update it for 2022

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