5K Race Information

START TIME: Approximately 7:20 am CST

Participants will enjoy breathtaking views of the downtown Milwaukee skyline, the Historic Third Ward, Water Street and the Summerfest Grounds.

Parking Info
Limited parking will be available for free on race day at the Summerfest Grounds near the Mid Gate. Additional free parking will also be available at two structures, the Milwaukee Street Structure and Chicago Street Structure, in the Third Ward near the new Start Line, from 5:00 am – Noon on race day. Participants and spectators may park at the Italian Community Center for $5.

Race Highlights

  • Medals for all finishers
  • Cotton t-shirt for all participants
  • Health & Fitness Expo and Packet Pickup prior to race day
  • Post-Race Party on the Summerfest grounds featuring live music, food and beverages
  • One FREE Summerfest General Admission ticket, valid any day during Summerfest 2014 ($18 value)
  • Bib timing and scoring
  • USATF sanctioned race


  • Through 3/12/14 - $25
  • 3/13/14 - 6/11/14 - $30
  • Expo Registration (6/12 - 6/13) - $45

Entry Requirements

  • There is no age limit to participate, however, anyone under the age of 12 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian
  • Registration available at Packet Pick-Up unless field limit is reached
  • Registration over the phone or by fax will NOT be accepted
  • Only one participant per application
  • Application may be photocopied
  • Waiver MUST be signed in order to process application; anyone under the age of 18 must have waiver signed by parent/guardian
  • All participants MUST finish within 1 hour
  • There will be NO entry fee refunds or transfers
  • A fee of $25 will be charged for all returned checks

Download Registration Form

Download a paper registration form here.