Event Calendar

16th Annual BEYOND THE BADGE 5k Run/Walk & 1.5 mile Family Stroll

Sep 17, 2017
Crown Hill Cemetery, 700 W. 38th St. (North Gate), Indianapolis, IN

16th Annual "BEYOND THE BADGE 5K Run & Walk"; 1.5-mile Family Stroll.

✵ WHAT: Public RUN & WALK event for TEAMS, INDIVIDUALS, & FAMILIES that raises funds for the Jason M. Baker Public Safety Scholarships.

✵ WHEN: Sunday, September 17, 2017

■ Race Day Registration & Packet Pick-up is available at Crown Hill from 7:30 to 8:45 a.m.
■ Church Service begins at 8:00 a.m.
■ Opening Ceremony begins at 8:20 a.m.
■ 5K Run/Walk begins at 9 a.m. and the Family Stroll will immediately follow.
■ Awards Ceremony to follow the 5K event.

✵ DESCRIPTION: event held to HONOR all of our public safety heroes. It's "A TIME TO SAY THANKS"

All proceeds to benefit the Jason M. Baker Public Safety Scholarships created in memory of Jason M. Baker, a Sheriff's Deputy killed in the line of duty on this date in 2001, and provides funds for scholarships for those pursuing a career in public safety. Be sure to check out our website to see our scholarship winners, and encourage those you know seeking a career in Public Safety to apply! It could even be YOU!

Awards, water stops included on both routes, great refreshments following, drum corps, church service, roll call of fallen heroes, and other special events. Long sleeve event t-shirts are available with your registration, ETC.!

Event features a 5K run and walk for TEAMS & INDIVIDUALS, as well as a 1.5-mile family stroll. Both courses include the beautiful Heroes of Public Safety Memorial. The 5K route is a scenic route through beautiful Crown Hill and includes a memorable trip to the top of "the Crown." Yay, no traffic! Just deer! :-) To view a course map (a Google map) and the event site, please visit: http://tinyurl.com/5K-Course

We don't say that lightly! There's some fierce 5K team competition between law enforcement departments and fire departments! And our 5K civilian team competition is huge! The top team in both competitions, public safety and civilian, will be awarded a beautiful team trophy and up to ten team members in the top three teams will receive a race medal.

The 5K run is scored and prizes are awarded for INDIVIDUALS and TEAMS. For INDIVIDUALS, the top three winners (male and female) in each age division will be awarded a beautiful race medal (see it on the website!). For TEAMS, the top team in both competitions, public safety and civilian, will be awarded a beautiful team trophy and a race medal will be awarded to ten team members (max.) on the top three teams.
NOTE: The 5K Fitness Walk and the 1.5-mile Family Stroll are not scored and participants will not be eligible for scoring or awards.

✵ EVENT WEBSITE: www.Love2Run5K.com or www.HeroesOfPublicSafety.org

✵ WHERE TO MEET: Enter the 38th St. & Clarendon Road gate and park. Event starts and finishes in front of the Crown Hill Mausoleum. The 38th St. Gate is noted with a red marker on the north grounds on this map: http://goo.gl/Z7g2i (you might have to copy & paste it into your browser's address bar). The Crown Hill Mausoleum is noted with a purple marker.

✵ COST: Varies by event.

✵ REGISTER ON-LINE: Tuxedo Brothers - www.tuxbro.com

✵ TO VOLUNTEER: contact Marty Davis at mdavis@crownhill.org

✵ RACE SPONSORS NEEDED: All great events need financial and in-kind support in order to raise funds. If you're interested in learning more about sponsorship opportunities for the Beyond the Badge 5K Run & Walk, please contact:
Jerry Baker: 317.574.1045 / jasonbakerscholarship@gmail.com
Janice Starnes: 765.318.2466 / jan_star29@hotmail.com

✵ PLEASE VISIT www.heroesofpublicsafety.org for complete information, including TEAM info.

For a complete list of our PUBLIC TOURS & EVENTS for 2017 (with photos!), please visit:


Beyond the Badge 5K
Web: www.Love2Run5K.com
Facebook: CrownHill.org

Crown Hill Funeral Home & Cemetery
Web: CrownHill.org
Facebook: CrownHill.org
Twitter: @CrownHill_FHC

Crown Hill Heritage Foundation
Web: CrownHillHF.org
Facebook: CrownHillHeritageFoundation
Twitter: @CrownHillCem

Crown Hill Tour Guide & Historian Tom Davis tweets history, pics, & trivia: @CrownHillTom

CELEBRATING 150 YEARS with “CROWN HILL: History, Spirit, Sanctuary”
In celebration of Crown Hill's 150th Anniversary, Crown Hill Heritage Foundation and Indiana Historical Society Press have published a fantastic coffee table book that’s been chosen as the SILVER PLACE WINNER in Foreward Review's prestigious "BOOK OF THE YEAR" Contest in the Regional Category!

CROWN HILL: History, Spirit, Sanctuary is a beautiful 380-page coffee table book which tells the story of our nation's third largest non-government cemetery from it's founding in 1863 (during the Civil War) until today. Authors Douglas Wissing, Marianne Tobias, Rebecca Dolan, and Anne Ryder cover many topics including extensive history, personal and poignant stories, natural history, and numerous vignettes of individuals and families who rest within its historic Gothic gates. It features over 600 beautiful, full color photographs by Marty N. Davis and Richard Fields, including a number of aerial photos of Crown Hill that will capture your attention as they allow you to see Crown Hill as you've never seen it before! Author Douglas Wissing beautifully weaves together 150 years of Crown Hill history with local and state history, creating the context which allowed Crown Hill to become the "City on the Hill" - the final resting place of many of our pioneers, civic leaders, politicians, musicians, actors, artists, automotive manufacturers and Indianapolis 500 notables, military and public safety heroes, and countless others.

CROWN HILL: History, Spirit, Sanctuary is available for purchase at the Crown Hill Funeral Home and Cemetery office during regular office hours or may be ordered off of either website. The total cost is $40 per book, or $50 if mailed. You may also order you copy by phone or by mail for $40 each and pick your book up at the Funeral Home and Cemetery office Monday-Friday, 8:30 am - 5:00 pm. For more information, please contact Marianne Randjelovic at development@crownhill.org or call (317) 920-4165.

Beyond the Badge Rack Card Photos

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