University of Southern Indiana

Race Information

Hearts on Fire 5K

This year's ninth annual Hearts on Fire 5K  solely featureed the USI campus. The inaugural race in 2010 is proud to be known as the largest "first time" 5K in the Evansville area with 750 registered participants. 

The event  features an athlete division Run/Walk starting at 9 a.m. followed by a Cupid Fun Run (kids run) at 10:15 a.m.

A portion of the proceeds from the Hearts on Fire 5K will be used to offer programming and provide professional development opportunities for student clubs within USI’s Pott College. 

The Cupid Fun Run is for kids ages 0-9 years at a distance of 100 meters. No registration is required for the Cupid Fun Run.

Strollers are welcome.

The Hearts on Fire 5K Expo

8 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Interact with local organizations and businesses from the Evansville area.

Free Stuff and Awards

Each registration includes an event t-shirt.


15 & under 25-29 40-44 55-59 70+
16-20 30-34 45-49 60-64
21-24 35-39 50-54 65-69

Packet Pick-up

Location: Recreation, Fitness and Wellness Center at the University of Southern Indiana
Time: Friday night before the race (February 9) from 4:30 to 7 p.m., and Saturday morning of the race, starting at 7:30 a.m.


Location: Subaru
Time: Thursday before the race (February 8) from 4:30 to 7 p.m.

Contact Glenna Bower


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