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BRUSH TRAILER PROGRAM

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

The brush trailer program this year will begin Monday, April 13 and will run through October 23. The trailer can be reserved for the removal of large amounts of brush.  If a homeowner is trimming his own bushes or trees, they can schedule a trailer to be dropped off to put their brush in. This... more

TESTING SITES AND THE CARES ACT

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

The following is a message by the Elkhart County Health Department. Haga click aqui para ver el comunicado de prensa en español. Incident Command has been asked to share where testing sites are and if the person being tested would be charged for the test being processed. It is still required... more

CITY OFFICES CLOSED FRIDAY, APRIL 10

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

City offices will be closed Friday, April 10 after 1 p.m. If you need to speak with a City staff person, please call Friday before 1 p.m. or Monday, April 13. As a reminder, City buildings remain closed to the public and some staff may not be working due to measures taken by the City to help... more

Upcoming Events All »

Board of Public Works & Safety & Stormwater

Monday, April 13, 2020, 2:00pm

Redevelopment Commission

Tuesday, April 14, 2020, 3:00pm

CANCELED–Community Relations Commission

Tuesday, April 14, 2020, 7:00pm

Maple City Walk

The 12th Annual Maple City Walk is scheduled for Saturday, September 19, 2020. Participants have their choice between a marathon, half-marathon and 10K as they enjoy a beautiful walk along the Maple City Greenway and Pumpkinvine Nature Trail. All participants will check in and start their walk at the Clover Hills Building at the Elkhart County Fairgrounds. From there, they will follow the Maple City Greenway and Pumpkinvine Nature Trail until they reach their respective turnaround point. The marathon route guides walkers all the way to Middlebury and back. This family friendly event is open to all ages. Children under 15 receive free admission, but still must register for the event.


Registration

You may register for the event in person at the Goshen Parks & Recreation Administrative Offices located at 524 E. Jackson St., Goshen, Indiana 46526. You may also register online (link provided below). 

Online Registration

Day-of registration is available on Saturday, September 19 starting at 6:30 am at the Clover Hills Building located at the following address:

Elkhart County Fairgrounds (Gate 6)
Clover Hills Building
17746 County Road 34
Goshen, IN 46528


Schedule

6:30 am: Day-of registration and check-in at Elkhart County Fairgrounds, Gate 6, Clover Hills Building. Parking is adjacent (17746 County Rd 34, Goshen, IN) until the walk begins. There are portable toilets at Gate 6 and along the route.

7:30 am: Marathon and Half-marathon begins. Walkers are allowed 5 hours to complete the 13.1-mile course along the Pumpkinvine Nature Trail and 9 hours to complete the 26-mile course.

9:00 am: 10K walk begins. Day-of registration and check-in for the 10K is from 8:00 – 9:00 am. 10K walkers can also start at 7:30 am if desired.


Course Notes

  • Children under 15 must be accompanied by an adult.
  • A roving volunteer will carry a first aid kit. In case of emergency, call 911.
  • Water and light refreshments provided.
  • Bring your own water bottle. You can fill personal water bottles and pick up light refreshments at the halfway point.

Volunteers

We need your help! We are always looking for volunteers to help us with this wonderful community event! Volunteer assignments include:

  • Registration/Check-In
  • Food/Drink Stations

If you are interested in helping out, please contact Tyler McLead at 574-537-3843 or e-mail tylermclead@goshencity.com. You may also sign up online at Acts of Service.


Sponsors

We are actively looking for sponsors for the 2020 walk. If you are interested in supporting the event, please download and view the sponsor packet below. For more information, please contact Tyler McLead at 574-537-3843 or e-mail tylermclead@goshencity.com

Sponsor Packet


To view current programs and activities, please consult the 2020 Activity Guide

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