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Paws for Brittany

May 10, 2014 Registration 8am, Walk/Run 9am

Wildwood Park, 1800 S. Roddis Ave., Marshfield
2.3-mile walk/run to honor Brittany Zimmermann. Proceeds benefit Marshfield Area Pet Shelter. Dogs on leashes welcome.

Cost: Adults $25, children 6-12 $10, under 6 FREE. Register by April 21 to guarantee a t-shirt.

Register online at http://pawsforbrittany.com/

Angie: 715-207-9180



Splash N Dash presented by Antigo Swim Club

Jul 12, 2014 8:30am

Veteran's Memorial Park Jack Lake, Deerbrook, WI
"Splash" into the crystal clear waters then "Dash" off for a 5 k Trail Run.

Michelle Koss 715-627-2094
More information: www.splashndashantigo.webs.com



4th Annual Mike's Run

Jun 21, 2014 7:30am Registration, 9am 5-Mile Start, 9:15am 2-Mile Start

Jack Hackman Field, Marshfield WI
Mike was an incredible father, brother, son, and friend. He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends.. On the surface, Mike had it all – Valedictorian, State Champion athlete, loving family, and a great heart. Everyone knew Mike was destined for success and happiness. However, inside he struggled with anxiety and depression for most of his life. He battled that illness in every way possible, before ending his life on June 23, 2010.

Marshfield Clinic and the family and friends of Mike Hackman are joining together to speak out about mental illness. Through Mike's Run, we want to bring an awareness of mental health problems to the public and provide a hopeful message for all of the people affected by these challenges. Help us spread awareness of mental health issues and decrease the stigma. We need your support.

Race Information:
5 Mile Run-
- $20 registration fee
- Route on bike/walking trail and on neighborhood streets
- Cash prizes awarded for top finishers. high school athletes are not eligible to win cash prizes per WIAA regulations
- No walkers, rollerblades or stollers on this course.
- Course map available at www.marshfieldclinic.org/mikesrun

2 Mile Fun Run/walk-
- $15 registration fee
- Route on bike/ walking trail around the fields
- Families and strollers are welcome

Schedule of Events:
7:30 a.m. -- Registration
9:00 a.m. -- 5 Mile Start
9:15 a.m. -- 2 Mile Start

Post Race Activities:
Award presentation following the race.
Proceeds from Mike's Run will benefit mental health services at Marshfield Clinic such as family resources, support groups and new treatment options.

NEW THIS YEAR-- Form a team and encourage your friends and family to get involved!

Danielle Nystrom, 715-316-8009


Leader-Telegram Lil' Buckshot Run

Aug 27, 2014 6pm

Carson Park - Eau Claire, WI 54703
Join Special Olympics WI for the 32nd Annual Leader-Telegram Buckshot Run. This 2 Mile run/walk in and around beautiful Carson Park is ranked one of the top 10 races in Wisconsin. It’s family friendly yet tough enough for the hard-core competitors. Ages 5-85 typically participate. The Lil' Buckshot race is geared toward those who cannot participate in the larger 2 and 5 Mile race on Saturday, August 30, or for those who want to do both days.
Registration and check in for the Wednesday night event begins at 5:30 and the race starts at 6pm. Concessions, music and an awards ceremony will follow.
100% of money raised from the race stays locally to help 1,000 Special Olympics athletes with intellectual disabilities train and compete in sports year-round. It’s a life changing opportunity for these kids and adults.
The Leader-Telegram Buckshot Run is good ol' fashioned family fun. For details about Saturday's race, please check the calendar of events for Saturday, August 30.
Volunteers needed. Contact Karen ASAP, kkraus@specialolympicswisconsin.org


Karen Kraus
715-833-0833
Volunteers needed. Contact Karen ASAP, kkraus@specialolympicswisconsin.org



Leader-Telegram Buckshot Run

Aug 30, 2014 9am

Carson Park, Eau Claire, WI 54703
Join us for the 32nd Annual Leader-Telegram Buckshot Run benefitting Special Olympics Wisconsin. This 2 and 5 Mile run/walk in and around beautiful Carson Park is ranked one of the top 10 races in Wisconsin. It’s family friendly yet tough enough for the hard-core competitors. Ages 5-85 typically participate and average attendance is 1,500 people. Help us grow this year’s event by inviting a family member or friend to join you!
100% of money raised from the race stays locally to help 1,000 Special Olympics athletes with intellectual disabilities train and compete in sports year-round. It’s a life changing opportunity for these kids and adults.
After the race, enjoy concessions, live music, race results and an awards ceremony during the Party in the Park. There’s even a kids’ race starting at 11:30 with local business mascots.
For those who can’t attend Saturday, there’s a 2 mile race on Wednesday, August 27. Registration at 5:30, race at 6:00 with award and concessions to follow.
Volunteers needed. Contact Karen ASAP, kkraus@specialolympicswisconsin.org


Karen Kraus
715-833-0833
Join us for the 32nd Annual Leader-Telegram Buckshot Run benefitting Special Olympics Wisconsin. This 2 and 5 Mile run/walk in and around beautiful Carson Park is ranked one of the top 10 races in Wisconsin. It’s family friendly yet tough enough for the hard-core competitors. Ages 5-85 typically participate and average attendance is 1,500 people. Help us grow this year’s event by inviting a family member or friend to join you!
100% of money raised from the race stays locally to help 1,000 Special Olympics athletes with intellectual disabilities train and compete in sports year-round. It’s a life changing opportunity for these kids and adults.
After the race, enjoy concessions, live music, race results and an awards ceremony during the Party in the Park. There’s even a kids’ race starting at 11:30 with local business mascots.
For those who can’t attend Saturday, there’s a 2 mile race on Wednesday, August 27. Registration at 5:30, race at 6:00 with award and concessions to follow.
Volunteers needed. Contact Karen ASAP, kkraus@specialolympicswisconsin.org




Take a Step 5K Run & Walk

Apr 30, 2014 Registration 4pm, Race 6pm

UWSP Allen Center, Illinois Ave, Stevens Point, WI
CAP Services' annual 5K run and walk.

Melissa Randall


Run For Hospice 2014

May 10, 2014 Regustration 8am, Race 9:30am

Fabiano Bros. Distributing, 7205 Zinser St, Weston, Wi
5/10K run/walk w/chip timing fundraiser for hospice. Proceeds used to fund community care room for patients w/financial needs @ Aspirus Hospice House. Kid's carnival, games, prizes, food, beverages, music by Brad Emanuel. Team Spirit awards.$25 by May 3, $30 May 4-8, $35 same day. www.runforhospice.net

Marty Ferris 715 297 4747


Wisconsin Valley Fair Fun Run/Walk

Aug 2, 2014 Registration 8am, Race Begins 8:30am

Wisconsin Valley Fairgrounds, Marathon Park 1201 Stewart Ave, Wausau, WI 54401
Marathon County 4-H presents the third annual Wisconsin Valley Fair Fun Run/Walk. Join us Saturday, August 2nd, 2014 for a 2 mile run/walk through the fairgrounds. Registration starts at 8:00am and race starts at 8:30am. Fee is $10.00 for 4-H members and $15.00 for non 4-H members. To register visit marathon.uwex.edu/4h and follow the link to the Fun Run page or call 715-261-1230.

visit http://marathon.uwex.edu/4h/ or call 715-261-1230


Marshfield Walk to End Alzheimer's

Sep 6, 2014 Registration 8:30am, Opening Ceremony 9:30am

Wildwood Station at the Wildwood Park: 1800 S Central Ave
The Walk to End Alzheimer's is the Alzheimer's Association's signature event to raise funds and awareness for Alzheimer's disease. Start a team, join a team or sponsor a team. The 2-3 mile Walk includes food and raffles. If you can't make it on September 13th, register today to be a virtual walker! Proceeds benefit local programs of the Alzheimer's Association.

**There is no registration fee. T-shirts are awarded to adults raising $100 or more and Champions Club medals are awarded to those raising $500 or more. Youth 18 and under receive a t-shirt after raising $35.00.

Registration is required. Register online or day-of at the event.


Allie Swatek, Special Events Coordinator for the Alzheimer's Association, 715-845-7440


Kolor for Kids FunFest

Aug 23, 2014 8am - 1pm

Grand Rapids Lions Club in Wisconsin Rapids, WI
Get ready to Kolor your world and change a child's life!! Registration will be open March 24th for the 3rd Annual Kolor for Kids FunFest, sponsored by Element Mobile benefiting Children’s Miracle Network. This colorful event will feature a day full of fun for all ages.

Kolor for Kids FunFest will be held at the Grand Rapids Lions Club on Saturday August 23, 2014. The 5K Run/Walk will begin at 10 a.m. Participants will start wearing white and end sprinkled in an array of fabulous colored cornstarch powder.

For a complete list of activities and 5K registration information, go to www.kolorforkids.com.



Katy Zaleski


Kolor for Kids FunFest

May 17, 2014 8am - 1pm

Wausau School Forest in Wausau, WI
Get ready to Kolor your world and change a child's life!! Registration is now open for the 2nd Annual Kolor for Kids FunFest benefiting Children’s Miracle Network. This colorful event will feature a day full of fun for all ages.

Kolor for Kids FunFest will be held at the Wausau School Forest on Saturday May 17, 2014. The 5K Run/Walk will begin at 10 a.m. Participants will start wearing white and end sprinkled in an array of fabulous colored cornstarch powder.

For a complete list of activities and 5K registration information, go to www.kolorforkids.com.


Katy Zaleski


Wausau Walk to End Alzheimer's

Sep 20, 2014 8:30am - Noon

324 E Wausau Ave, Wausau, WI 54401
The Walk to End Alzheimer's is the signature event to raise funds and awareness for Alzheimer's disease. Start a team, join a team or sponsor a team. The 2-3 mile Walk includes food and raffles. Proceeds benefit local programs of the Alzheimer's Association.

Allie Swatek, Special Events Coordinator for the Alzheimer's Association. 715-845-7440


American Cancer Society Relay For Life of Langlade County

Jun 6, 2014 - Jun 7, 2014 6pm Friday - 9am Saturday

Antigo High School Listle Field Antigo, WI
The American Cancer Society Relay For Life is a fun-filled event that mobilizes communities throughout the country to celebrate survivors, remember loved ones and raise money for the fight against cancer. Teams members and survivors gather and take turns circling a path or track. Because cancer never sleeps, each team is asked to have a representative on the track at all times during the overnight event. Relay brings together friends, family, businesses, hospitals, schools, and places of worship…people from all walks of life! The team members seek donations and do fundraising events prior to Relay; all funds support the mission of the American Cancer Society – to eliminate cancer.

Diane Geis Hapka, American Cancer Society staff, at 715-277-4392


Life Run

May 17, 2014 8am

Rib Mountain Station, 5901 Hummingbird Rd, RIb Mountain, WI 54401
5K Run/Walk to benefit The Never Forgotten Honor Flight & The Salvation Army

http://www.liferun.wix.com/liferun


The Promise Walk for Preeclampsia

May 10, 2014 9am

Doepke Park, 2200 South Mountain Rd., Rib Mountain, WI 54401
Join us for a family friendly 1 mile walk with fun activities and raffles!

$20 per adult
$10 per child

The Promise Walk for Preeclampsia™ supports the mission of the Preeclampsia Foundation as they provide patient support and education, raise public awareness, catalyze research and improve health care practices for millions of mothers and their babies every year who are impacted by preeclampsia and related hypertensive disorders of pregnancy.

For more information, please visit www.promisewalk.org/wausau or our facebook page, Wausau Promise Walk for Preeclampsia





Nicole Lonsdorf, nicole.lonsdorf@preeclampsia.org


St. Paul Scamper 5K Run/Walk

Apr 26, 2014 8am Registration, 9:30am Kid's Fun Run, 10am 5K Run/Walk

St. Paul Lutheran School, Stevens Point
8:00 AM Registration opens, 9:30 AM Kid's Fun Run,
10:00 AM 5K run/walk Register on-line at www.stpaulscamper.com
or call (715)344-5660

Ann Tuchscherer, (715)344-5660


Wisconsin Lions Camp Fun Run, Walk and Ride

Aug 16, 2014 8:45am

Rosholt, WI
On August 16, 2014, the Wisconsin Lions Camp will be hosting its 5th Annual Fun Run, Walk and Ride. This event is for runners, walkers, and bikers of all different skill levels. Proceeds raised at this event support our Summer Camp Program that provides a free camp experience for Wisconsin youth and adults with disabilities
The 5K run or walk and 10K run will be held on the beautifully maintained nature trails of the Wisconsin Lions Camp. Both the 15 mile and 30 mile bike rides start and end at the Camp and take you through a scenic countryside. Both events are chip-timed. The 5K and 10K courses are certified (WI-11021-DM).
More information on this event, including registration can be found at: http://www.wlf.info/events/fun-run-walk-ride/


WLF PR Manager Cecily Filtz, 715-677-4969 or cfiltz@wlf.info


Lakeland Pantry's Bear Cupboard Run

Jul 19, 2014 7am

Minocqua, Wisconsin
Half Marathon and 5 Run/Walk

Lakeland Pantry
715-358-2222



35th Annual Wausau Triathlon

Aug 2, 2014 8am Race Start

Sunny Vale Park, 1000 72 Ave, Wausau, Wisconsin 54401
Join about 500 athletes and volunteers at Sunny Vale Park on Wausau’s far west side for this challenging 3-part event. Race is 8 a.m. Aug. 2, 2014. Participants may register for one of the following: the Long Course (1/2 mile swim, 28 mile bike and 6.2 mile run), the Short Course (1/4 mile swim, 17 mile bike and 3.1 mile run) or the Mini Tri (3/16 swim, 9.2 mile bike and 2 mile run). The Triathlon is open to anyone 16 years and older. Register by July 30 at the business desk of either YMCA branch for discounted rates. Sorry, we cannot process race-day registrations. Proceeds go to scholarships and world service. Call 715-845-2177, ext. 130 for more information or register here.

Individual entry -$50 (After 7/26-$60)

Team entry – $90 (After 7/26- $110)- Team participant biker and/or runner can be 14 years and older.

Mini Tri Individual – $30 (After 7/26- $40)


Sami Mallo 715-845-2177, ext. 130. Register at: http://www.active.com/wausau-wi/triathlon/races/wausau-triathlon-2014?int=29-101-4


6th Annual Woodson YMCA Duathlon/Badger State Games

Jun 14, 2014 Mandatory Meeting 7:30am, Race 8:30am

Aspirus YMCA, 3420 Howland Ave., Weston, WI
The Duathlon will offer a course consisting of a 5K run, 28K bike and ending with a 3K run for both individuals and teams. This is the perfect race to begin your triathlon/race season. Proceeds will benefit our Community Partners Campaign. Attend a mandatory race meeting at 7:30 a.m. and race starts at 8:30 a.m. Sat. June 14, 2014 at Aspirus Branch.

Fee is $40 per individual or $65 per team before May 15, 2014 or $55 per individual and $99 per team after May 15. For more information or to volunteer, call Christy Parks at 715-841-1854.


Shannon Wagman, 715-841-1850, ext. 208


Run United

May 4, 2014 - May 3, 2014 9am

Riverside Athletic Club Merrill, WI
2 Mile, 5K and 10K run through beautiful Merrill

http://www.riversideathletic.com
715-536-2481