The Great Squirrel Stampede

Join us for a family and pet-friendly 1K/3K at Coxhall Gardens in Carmel, September 17, 2022!

About this event

This fall marks the 200th anniversary of the Great Squirrel Stampede of 1822! Hamilton County Tourism will be celebrating the historic invasion…and The Carmel Clay Historical Society is joining the fun with a nutty race for all ages. Proceeds will help fund the new Carmel Clay History Museum, scheduled to break ground near Midtown this year.

Grab your friends & family and enjoy a beautiful morning walking or running the paths at Coxhall Gardens in Carmel, IN. Strollers and (friendly) furry friends are welcome for this low key 1K/3K!

$30 per individual, $40 per couple, or $50 per family includes the following:

  • – Free Squirrel Stampede t-shirt
  • – Fun scavenger hunt along the route for prizes
  • – Rose & Lois Coffee Bar with free cold coffee drinks and shaved ice
  • – Ribbons for age-group race winners

Click here to learn about the The Great Squirrel Stampede of 1822.

Click here to visit the Hamilton County Tourism website and Great Squirrel Stampede activities.