On the Hill 5K set for September 23 at Saint Meinrad Archabbey

Tuesday, August 15, 2023

Saint Meinrad Archabbey will host an in-person and virtual On the Hill 5K walk/run on Saturday, September 23, 2023. Registration is now open for the event.

Registration is $20 per person before September 1, and $25 after. The fee for kids ages 17 and under is $10 each. A free t-shirt will be provided to all registered participants. There will be two water stations along the route and refreshments at the finish line.

Proceeds will benefit North Spencer Community Action Center.  NSCAC is a non-profit corporation that provides social services to residents in Spencer County. Services include food and clothing donations, healthcare, utility assistance, educational programs, and more.

Prizes will be awarded to the top male and female in each age range (under 12, 12-17, 18-30, 31-50, 50+), as well as attendance prizes (must be present to win). The registration form is at


The On the Hill 5K begins at 8:30 a.m. Central Time, with registration open at 8 a.m. The start/finish line is at the Archabbey Gift Shop, along Indiana State Road 545.

Participants are welcome to join the Saint Meinrad monks for Mass in the Archabbey Church before the race at 7:30 a.m. (running clothes welcome).

Parking is available in the Gift Shop and Abbey Caskets parking lots. For more information, contact Jill Memmer at 812-357-6616 or jmemmer@saintmeinrad.edu.