Quarter Marathon Race Info


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

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

  • Run the Hoan Bridge
  • Medals for all finishers
  • Tech shirts for Quarter Marathoners - available in men’s and women’s sizes
  • Health & Fitness Expo and Packet Pick-Up 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 of Summerfest 2014 ($18 value)
  • 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 12/31/13 - $40
  • 1/1/14 - 3/12/14 - $50
  • 3/13/14 - 5/30/14  - $60
  • 5/31/14 - 6/11/14 - $65
  • Expo Registration (6/12 - 6/13) - $75

Entry Requirements

  • Must be 16 years of age or older to participate
  • 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 hours 45 minutes
  • 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.