Crown Hill Walking Club 2017

walkingclubCrown Hill is pleased to bring back our popular Walking Club.

From May 1st until October 31st  we invite you to get active, enjoy some friendly competition and win prizes! The Crown Hill Walking Club is free to the public. You can sign up online or fill out an application and return it via email to  Walkers must fill out an application before participating. Runners can join too, just follow the rules for the walking club!


You must be 18 years or above to be a member of the walking club. It will be based on the honor system and you must walk during the posted times Crown Hill Cemetery is open. (Gate hours: North Gate at 38th & Clarendon Rd. – 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. through September and maybe some of October, then it closes at 6 p.m. The South Gate at 34th St. & Boulevard Pl. gate is open 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. year round.)

After each walk, record your miles with at the front desk inside the funeral home. The office phone number is 317-925-3800. Mileage walked must be inside the Cemetery and miles walked outside do not count. You must fill out a Walking Club Application to be a member of the Crown Hill Walking Club. As walkers reach the miles of 25, 50, 75 and 100 they will receive prizes to encourage them to keep going. The walker with the most miles on October 31st will receive a gift card as a prize!

Please be mindful and considerate of services occurring in the cemetery and alter your route if necessary.

Walking Routes:

0.51 Mile Walking Route – Short and easy route by the Gothic Chapel
0.95 Mile Walking Route – From the Gothic Chapel to the Crown & back
1.00 Mile Walking Route – Easy route on the north grounds
1.45 Mile Walking Route – Easy route on the north grounds
2.05 Mile Walking Route – Starts at 34th St., includes Gothic Chapel
2.47 Mile Walking Route – Starts at 34th St., goes by Dillinger’s grave
3.03 Mile Walking Route – Nice 5K route with hills, including the Crown
4.15 Mile Walking Route – Perimeter route with the Crown
5.00 Mile Walking Route – Perimeter route with the Crown, plus some
6.05 Mile Walking Route – Most challenging route but fun to do

Other Routes:

In addition to the ten maps above you’re more than welcome to create your own map for running or walking, or you can download theses other route maps we’ve created, which include a 5K route map [PDF] and this online interactive 5K route map currently used for the annual Beyond the Badge 5K Run / Walk for teams and individuals that’s held each September and is pictured here. Hundreds of runners and walkers join us for this great event every September. You can also download our 3-mile and 5-mile route maps. You can also check out this Google Map of Crown Hill with lots of interesting locations marked

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