An independent co-educational school serving preschool through Grade 8.
Clark Run, Saturday, October 21, 2023

The Stanley Clark School’s mission is to inspire and challenge students to achieve excellence in academics, the arts, athletics, and character. We invite the entire community to experience this commitment to excellence through a healthy activity for the whole family. The SCS’s Parents Association (PA) has organized this event and we are excited to see you there!

The 10th Annual Clark Run is a family friendly event featuring a 5K Run, 3.5K Walk and .05K Tiger Trot. The Stanley Clark School's Parents' Association is excited to showcase the beautiful rolling hills of South Bend’s south side and offer a unique, well organized race for area runners. This is a fundraiser for the Parents' Association.

Clark Run General Information

Race Start Time (EST)
Saturday, October 21, 2023

9:45 AM Tiger Trot (ages 6 and under)
10:00 AM 5K run / 3.5K walk

The Stanley Clark School, 3123 Miami Street, South Bend, IN

The Course
The 3.1 mile run and the 2.2 mile walk head east from the main lot of the Stanley Clark campus through the Ridgedale neighborhood. The rolling hill course will be challenging but rewarding for everyone involved and will finish up the tree-lined drive back to the main lot. Timing is provided by T&H Timing out of Valparaiso.

Registration Information 

General Registration
Register online now. On race day, registration fees increase by $15 per participant.

Family Registration
Please download and print a family registration form. Mail form and check to The Stanley Clark School PA, 3123 Miami Street, South Bend, IN, 46614. On race day, the family registration fees increase to $175 for 4 people and $25 per additional member.

Register by Sept. 30 to guarantee your free t-shirt

Registration Fees
5k Run - $35 ($30 Youth: 14 and younger)

3.5K Walk - $30 ($25 Youth: 14 and younger)

Tiger Trot - FREE (must have registration and signed waiver by parent/guardian)

A family rate of $120 for the first 4 members and $20 per additional member is also available. The family registration form can be found under the registration link. Mail form and check to The Stanley Clark School PA, 3123 Miami Street, South Bend, IN, 46614. On race day, registration fees increase by $15 per participant, with the family rate moving to $175 and $25 each additional person. Registration fees are non-refundable. Online registration closes on Wednesday, October 18, at 4:00 PM EST. Please call 574.286.5594 if you wish to register after that date.

Free T-shirts
A free t-shirt is guaranteed to all who register by October 1, 2023. After this date registrants will receive a t-shirt while sizes and supplies last.

Additional Race Details

Packet Pick-up
Option 1: Day Before Race on Friday, October 20 – Noon to 6:00 PM at The Stanley Clark School – Inside the Main Building's Front Doors.

Option 2: Race Day on Saturday, October 21 – 8:30 AM to 9:30 AM at The Stanley Clark School

Parking Availability 
Parking will be available in the main lot in front of the main building. If the main lot is completely full, please use the grass lot outside of the Clark campus at the corner of High Street and Donmoyer. 

Awards will be given to overall M/F finishers in 1st, 2nd and 3rd place, current Miami/Iroquois M/F 1st place finishers, and 1st place M/F SCS Alumni finisher. Age group awards will be given to the top M/F finishers in the following age categories: 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+. All 8th grade and younger 5k participants will receive finisher awards.

For More Information
Contact Tom Carter at 574.286.5594 or email

Out of respect and safety for other participants, dogs will not be allowed on the course or at the school. Furry four-legged runners can be dangerous when running in a crowd. Thank you!!