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Destination Races – Tour de La Porte & Run Nash

Our 2021 Destination Races – Tour de La Porte & Run Nash

August 21 & 22, 2021 – La Porte, IN
November 13, 2021 – Nashville, TN

This year the destination race is the Tour de La Porte, August 21-22 in La Porte, Indiana where attendees can run the half marathon, run or walk a 5k, maneuver through the kids obstacle course or cycle any distance from 5 to 100 miles. For more information on their weekend events and to register click here. The Tour de La Porte Race Directors have generously offered a 15% discount to any FRTR member. Use code FOXRIVER21 when you register and make sure you thank them on race day!

Because we’re all overachievers, we’re also heading to Nashville Tennessee to run in their marathon, half marathon and 5k November 13. For more information on their weekend events and to register click here.

The club typically makes recommendations on hotels and dining options and plans several activities for our destination races. This year is no different.

Tour de La Porte Suggested Hotels
These are three hotels within a short drive to the race. There are no special group rates.

  • 1.3 mi from race start: Holiday Inn Express – 101 E Shore Pkwy, La Porte, IN 46350 (219-325-3700)
  • 0.5 mi from race start: Travel Lodge by Wyndham – 438 Pine Lake Ave, La Porte, IN 46350 (219-325-3808)
  • 3.8 mi from race start: Hampton Inn – 1777 West High-Point Drive, La Porte, IN 46350 (219-362-6100)

Let us know you plan to join FRTR in La Porte and watch for further details on a Friday night group dinner and Saturday afternoon or evening celebration.

Watch for more details on the trips, restaurants, and accommodations as we get closer to the two races. If you have questions about either race, please contact our FRTR Race Coordinator.

Additional Information for Tour de La Porte

RUN OPTIONS: Saturday 21st, Half Marathon ($40), 5k Run($20), 5k Walk($20), Kids Mini Obstacle Course($1). Starting 7am or later

CYCLE OPTIONS: Sunday 22nd, 5mi to 100mi – you pick. ($40)

*all run/bike pricing increases by $5 after June 27th. (except for kids)

Race website:

Packet pick up: Friday, Aug 20th, 2pm to 7pm “drive thru” at Cummings Lodge, 350 Grangemouth Rd., La Porte, IN.