INDIANAPOLIS, Indiana – Registration is now open for the Extra Yard 5K, set to take place downtown Indianapolis on Sunday, January 9 as part of College Football Playoff (CFP) National Championship weekend. The 3.1-mile route will be announced at a later date.
Runners can register for the event at ExtraYard5K.com, where teachers can enter for just $10. Registration for the general public will start at $30 and entry fees will increase to $35 on Tuesday, October 26. All proceeds of the Extra Yard 5K will benefit the CFP Foundation’s Extra Yard for Teachers programming in support of PK-12 education across the country.
“We’re thrilled that the College Football Playoff is once again hosting the Extra Yard 5K to raise money for Extra Yard for Teachers programming,” said Britton Banowsky, executive director of the CFP Foundation. “We look forward to continuing to celebrate educators through initiatives such as this and are grateful to the community for coming together in support of the cause.”
Each Extra Yard 5K participant will receive a t-shirt and medal, while the top overall male and top overall female finishers will each win two tickets to the CFP National Championship, slated for Lucas Oil Stadium on Monday, January 10, 2022.
Alongside the Extra Yard 5K and the CFP National Championship, a multitude of additional events will come to Indy over national championship weekend, including Playoff Fan Central, AT&T Playoff Playlist Live!, Allstate Championship Tailgate, Taste of the Championship and the Extra Yard for Teachers Summit for local Indiana educators.