Shirts may be limited starting Oct. 13!

Boiler UP on October 21st at the 2023 Purdue Boilermaker Half-Marathon & 5k, Presented by Franciscan Health!

Prices increase on Friday, October 20, and the last day to guarantee a shirt was October 12! As always, Purdue students will receive a $5 discount for both the Half-marathon or 5k!

Join the crowd of thousands of runners and walkers at this incredible event, which starts and finishes outside of Ross-Ade Stadium, the home of Purdue football! The half-marathon course will meander through West Lafayette, and of course the Purdue University Campus. Not up for a half-marathon? Stick to the 5k for a route closer to campus!

We are proud to support the Purdue Athletes Life Success Program (PALS) for the 12th consecutive year! Since 2012, over $110,000 has been raised for the underserved youth of Tippecanoe County!

Whether you are a Purdue alum, student, fan, or have no affiliation to the school at all, the Purdue Boilermaker Half-Marathon & 5k is a must-do this fall!

Half-Marathon (thru October 19)
$75 (public)
$70 (Purdue student)

5K (thru October 19)
$37 (public)
$32 (Purdue student)

Boersma Family Trust Fund

For the 2023 event, we will also be recognizing Doug Boersma, a member of the Purdue Athletics sports medicine department from 2012-23 who tragically passed away on June 21. 

Doug was a Purdue alum (’97), and was an avid runner and outdoorsman. He would have undoubtedly found his way into the field of participants for this year’s Purdue Boilermaker Half-Marathon. Doug is survived by his wife, Cari, and daughters McKenna, Ashlyn and Kayden. A portion of the proceeds from this year’s run will be donated to an educational trust fund established for his three daughters.

Please consider making a contribution to the Boersma Family Trust via Venmo (@Boersmafamilytrust) or through mail, c/o Farmers & Merchants Bank, 275 Sagamore Pkwy W., West Lafayette, IN 47906.