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5K River Walk/Run




2017 Swiss River Run 5k Run Age Groups

2017 Swiss River Run 5k Run Results

2017 Swiss River Run 5k Walk Results

PLACE & TIME -- 8:00a.m.

The event will start and finish at the Old Ferry Landing on the south end of Ferry Street in the Paul W. Ogle Riverfront Park. Race Sign-In packets may be picked up after 6:30am. Late registrations will be accepted until 7:30am. 


The 5K will begin at the edge of the Ohio River and progress down scenic Market Street. The course will circle the town of Vevay and finish back at the Ogle Riverfront Park. The course will be run on hard surface (flat and fast) . 


All runners will be timed. Awards will be given to the top 2 finishers in 7 age categories in both male and female divisions along with an overall winner in each division. Awards presented in 5K Run Divisions. Age brackets: 14 and under, 15 thru 18, 19 thru 29, 30 thru 39, 40 thru 49, 50 thru 59, and 60+.


This event will be competitive only to the extent that the top 4 females and top 4 males will receive awards. There will be no age categories. Times will be read off at the finish line. 


The 46th Swiss Wine Festival will be underway during the 5K Vevay River Walk/Run. The festival offers wide variety of food booths, entertainment on 4 stages, Arts & Crafts, Grape Stomp, Amusement Rides, Grand Festival Parade, Fireworks, and Riverboat Cruises. For more information email ltolbert@embarqmail.com or visit our web site at www.SwissWineFestival.org “Celebrate a Taste of our Heritage.” 


The first 150 Walkers/Runners to register will receive a Swiss Wine Festival 5K River Walk/Run T-Shirt. Late registration does not guarantee participant a T-shirt. Return entry form only to: Vevay River Run, Swiss Wine Festival, and P.O. Box 151, Vevay, IN 47043. You must be registered by 7:30a.m. race day. (Keep top portion for your records). Use of 5K photos are prohibited without written permission from Swiss Wine Festival.




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