September 23, 2023
Richard A. Carlucci Recreation and Aquatic Center
Additional parking at Al & Jan Barker Sports Complex
Back Your Badge Marathon
Saturday, September 23, 2023
The Back Your Badge Marathon isn't just for runners or walkers. Come down to the Back Your Badge Victory Party and cheer on the hundreds of participants as they cross the finish line. The Victory Party at the Richard A. Carlucci Recreation and Aquatic Center is a fun place for both participants and spectators. There's no better way to celebrate than with outstanding food from specialty food vendors, great music, photo opportunities, and exciting kid activities. The Victory Party will be from 7am-1pm and is open to the public so bring the whole family to celebrate!
Parking may be limited at the Richard A. Carlucci Recreation & Aquatic Center, patrons are encouraged to park at the Al & Jan Barker Sports Complex and ride the shuttle to the Back Your Badge Marathon finish line.
Back Your Badge Marathon is a premier race event sponsored by the Town of Plainfield, Indiana to show support all Public Safety Agencies. Police, Fire, and Communications have all made a commitment to the health and wellness of their personnel. Join us in supporting Public Safety with at the First Annual Back Your Badge Marathon. The race features, 5k (3.1 Miles), ½ Marathon (13.1 Miles) and Full Marathon distances (26.2 Miles). The course travels a mix of everything the town has to offer. Run historic US 40, Plainfield Parks Trail System, and run by or through your local police station, fire station and communications center. You pick the agency you support, and each mile you run, or walk will be added to their running total. The agency with most total miles will earn the bragging rights and traveling trophy for 2023. All proceeds will directly benefit Public Safety Beneficent programs, Local Youth Assistance programs and a Paramedic Scholarship program.