About CLRS

The purpose Crazy Legs Race Series (CLRS) is to promote non-pavement races in the Northwest Indiana region through the development and management of new and existing races. At all of our events you will experience a fun and challenging course design in a low-key atmosphere. Races will be held in parks or areas in the Lake, Porter and Laporte counties.

Paul Stofko

About Paul

Paul "Crazy Legs" Stofko is an ultra runner, race director, father, running coach and personal trainer. He is also available to time small races and consult new race directors about ins/outs of race directing. For more information please e-mail him at: stofko121@yahoo.com

Upcoming Crazy Legs Races:

Date:
Monday, Sept 3rd, 2018
Time:
9:00 am CDT
Where:
  • Hawthorne Park
  • 500 Ackerman Drive
  • Porter, IN
Entry Fee:
$20: per person if received by Aug 25, 2018
$25: per person if received after Aug 25, 2018

Come experience the beautiful Town of Porter by running this event. This race will be a 2 mile, out-and-back course on pavement streets. We will be starting at the Community Center at Hawthorne Park. I am encouraging you to grow your "stache" out for this event. If you are unable to grow a mustache I will be provide you with one. Part of the proceeds will be benefiting the Porter Parks and Recreation Department.


Each runner will receive a one-size-fits-all winter hat and gloves

Date:
Sunday, Sept 23rd, 2018
Time:
9:00 am CDT
Where:
  • Bluhm County Park
  • 3855 S 1100 W
  • Westville, IN
Entry Fee:
$20: per person if received by Sept 9, 2018
$25: per person if received after Sept 9, 2018

See if you can find Bigfoot as he or she roams the course. If you get a picture or video of Bigfoot with your phone, show it to us at the end of the race. You will then be entered into a special raffle for a chance to win prizes.


ALL RUNNERS WILL RECEIVE A WINTER HAT


The course can be muddy, wet, or dry depending on weather. There will be one creek crossing near the end of the race. Come enjoy getting dirty!

Date:
Sunday, Oct 21st, 2018
Time:
9:00 am CDT
Where:
  • Red Mill County Park
  • 0185 S Holmesville Rd
  • La Porte, IN
Entry Fee:
$20: Runner: per person if received by Oct 7, 2018
$25: Runner: per person if received after Oct 7, 2018
$10: Walker: per person if received by Oct 7, 2018
$15: Walker: per person if received after Oct 7, 2018

The Black Cat Strut 5k Trail run and Non-Competitive 5k Walk, "Race for Buddy," is in honor of our cat, Buddy, who brought great joy to our family. My wife, Rachel, adopted Buddy from the Independent Cat Society (ICS) in the 1990s. Sadly, he left our lives two years ago after spending 20 years on this earth. Part of the proceeds of this race with be donated to the ICS. More info about ICS can be found at www.catsociety.org.

Date:
Saturday, Nov 10th, 2018
Time:
5:00 pm CST
Where:
  • Sunset Hill Farm County Park
  • 775 Meridian Rd
  • Valparaiso, IN
Entry Fee:
$45: per person if received by Oct 30, 2018
$25: per person if received after Oct 30, 2018

Come experience Sunset Hill County Park at night. The course will be 4 miles through the farm and will include Roller Coaster Hill. Headlamps are mandatory and can be purchased during the regristration for $10, but I will only have a few for sale. All runners will receive a winter hat and gloves.

Date:
Sunday, Nov 25th, 2018
Time:
9:00 am CST
Where:
  • Hawthorne Park
  • 500 Ackerman Drive
  • Porter, IN
Entry Fee:
$20: per person if received by Nov 11, 2018
$25: per person if received after Nov 11, 2018

This course consists of paved streets and bike trails. You will run out 2 miles and return on the same route. Part of the proceeds will benefit the Town of Porter Parks Department to purchase playground equipment.


This race will feature "Turkey Bowling," using a 4 pound frozen turkey. Six lucky raffle winners will get a chance to bowl to win prizes. One raffle ticket will be in your goodie bag and extra tickets can be purchased for $1. Bowlers will have two shots to knock down all the plastic bowling pins. If you obtain a strike or spare you win!


The first 100 runners will receive a one-size-fits-all, winter beanie knit hat.

Date:
Sunday, Dec 16th, 2018
Time:
9:00 am CST
Where:
  • Creek Ridge County Park
  • 7943 W 400 N
  • Michigan City, IN
Entry Fee:
$20: per person if received by Dec 2, 2018
$25: per person if received after Dec 2, 2018

We are heading to Creek Ridge County Park for the Santa Dash this year. Runners will complete two laps around this park to achieve the 5k distance. The course could contain mud, ice, or snow. Who knows? All runners will receive a Santa Hat, so come on out!