Half Marathon Race Info


Participants will enjoy breathtaking views of the downtown Milwaukee skyline, Lake Michigan and Henry Maier Festival Park as they race over the Daniel Hoan Memorial Bridge, a Milwaukee landmark and throughout the course.

Race Highlights

  • Run the Hoan Bridge
  • Medals for all finishers
  • Tech shirts for Half Marathoners - available in men’s and women’s sizes
  • Health & Fitness Expo and Packet Pick-Up prior to race day
  • Post-Race Party at Henry Maier Festival Park featuring live music, food and beverages
  • One FREE Summerfest General Admission ticket, valid any day of Summerfest 2015
  • Bib timing and scoring
  • Great course support with 10 Aid Stations serving water & Gatorade, Misting Stations (pending weather), First-Aid and course entertainment
  • USATF sanctioned race


  • Through 12/31/14 - $65
  • 1/1/15 - 3/11/15 - $75
  • 3/12/15 - 5/29/15 - $85
  • 5/30/15 - 6/9/15 - $95
  • Expo Registration (6/11 - 6/12) - $120

Entry Requirements

  • Must be 16 years of age or older to partcipate.
  • 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 a parent/guardian
  • All participants MUST finish within 3 ½ hours
  • There will be NO entry fee refunds or transfers
  • A fee of $25 will be charged for all returned checks

M² Challenge 

Runners that register and finish both the Summerfest Rock ‘n Sole Half Marathon and the Madison Mini Marathon (held August 22, 2015) may participate in the M2 Challenge, to receive a special 2 event medal. Runners can sign up for the M2 Challenge for free when they register for either event. 

Download Registration Form

Download a paper registration form here.