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Start New Hope Lutheran Church-Pine Creek, rural Ridgeland, WI
Walk to raise money for handicapped access to our little white country church. Registration is $5 or $20 in pledges. Walk is from New Hope Pine Creek to County V and Highway 25 with a lunch at the snowmobile/ATV club. Can walk the whole 4.2 miles or part of it. All participants receive a t-shirt and there will be prizes. There can be walkers, canes, wheelchairs used.

Mary Peterson or Dawn Kunkel 715 949-0065 or Annette Mason 715 949-1773

Walk to End Alzheimer's

Carson Park, 199 Carson Park Drive
Unite in a movement to reclaim the future for millions. Join a team for the Alzheimer's
Association Walk to End Alzheimer's®, the nation's largest event to raise awareness and
funds to fight Alzheimer's disease. Together, we can advance research to treat and
prevent Alzheimer's, and provide programs to improve the lives of millions of
affected Americans.
Register on-site at 8:30, or by visiting

Coordinator: Hailey Krajewski
Phone: 715-720-7611

The Oz Run

Northern WI State Fairgrounds, Chippewa Falls, WI
The Oz Run is a unique, fun, and challenging 5K Run/Walk and Half Marathon. The Oz Run offers a running experience like no other race you've done. Begin your adventure in “Kansas” as Dorothy did, then follow the “Yellow Brick Road” through the wonderful land of “Oz” where you will encounter lions and tigers and bears…oh my!

Conclude your journey in magical “Emerald City” where you can celebrate your accomplishment with other racers, spectators, and families (bring your munchkins). Most importantly, all proceeds of the run will benefit Irvine Park and 4H Club of Chippewa County.

Lake Wissota State Park Walk

18127 County O, Chippewa Falls
The Dairyland Walkers of Madison are attempting to do a walk in every county in Wisconsin, and this park has been selected for Chippewa County. Walkers may register at the Riverview Shelter and start walking anytime between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. and must finish by 4 p.m. The 10K/5K routes go through prairies, woods, and along the shoreline of the lake. Cost is $2/$3. For more info, visit

Don Suloff

Farmer Frolic 5K Run/Walk

Arrowhead Farms Owners: Dave and Andy Johnson 14630 125th Avenue Chippewa Falls, WI 54729 Same day registration and check in starts at 8:00am Run/Walk starts at 9:00am
The Farmer Frolic 5k Run/Walk is a family friendly event where both runners and walkers are invited to come enjoy a fun day at the farm. Participants will follow a route that takes you out into the beautiful countryside of the Chippewa Valley, while getting the chance to learn more about local food, Chippewa Valley Agriculture, and your family's health.

Family Registration:
Includes race fees for 2 adults and children under 10, 1 Adult and 1 Youth Shirt
(Family registrations receive 1 race identification number.)

Single Registration:
Includes race fees and 1 Shirt

Additional Shirts:
$10 per shirt

Cindy Bourget - Dunn County UW-Extension
Phone: 715-232-1636


PLAINFIELD, WI 10K: 8:30 A.M. 5K: 9:00 A.M.
The proceeds from this event will be going towards purchasing emergency medical and fire department equipment for our department.


Biggest Loser RunWalk Half Marathon/5K/Kids Fit Fun Run- Eau Claire, WI

Carson Park 101 Carson Park Drive Eau Claire, WI 54701
Sunday October 18th 2015

Event Basics

A race for all fitness levels, whether you are ready to set a personal record or this is your first race, come join us at The Biggest Loser RunWalk! Each registered participant and finisher will receive the following:
The Biggest Loser Finisher's Medal
Commemorative Biggest Loser RunWalk shirt
Drawstring Backpack
Chip-Timed Race for Runners and Those Tracking Personal Goals
Free Downloadable Race Photos
Award Divisions for Runners and Walkers
Celebrity appearances by former contestants from "The Biggest Loser"
Hydration Stations with Water/Sports Drinks Along the Course & Food at the Finish Line
Last but not Least, a Truly Inspirational and Unforgettable Experience

Half Marathon Registration*
$60.00 through 7/31/2015
$65.00 through 8/31/2015
$75.00 through 9/30/2015
$85.00 through 10/07/2015
$99.00 @ Packet Pick-up Registration

5K Registration*
$30.00 through 7/31/2015
$35.00 through 9/30/2015
$40.00 through 10/07/2015
$45.00 @ Packet Pick-up Registration

Kids 1 Mile Fun Run: (Ages 4-12)*
Pre-registered and @ Packet Pick-up - $15.00

Packet Pick-up (TBD)

Please bring signed waiver to Packet Pick up.
Eau Claire, WI 54701

Date: TBD
Time: TBD
Eau Claire, WI 54701

Race Day (Sunday - October 18th, 2015)
Start Times/Schedule
Coming Soon!

Start/Finish Line
Carson Park
101 Carson Park Drive
Eau Claire, WI 54701

Biggest Loser RunWalk

2015 Haunted Hustle

Eau Claire
Featuring a 5K walk/run and Spooky Sprint for the kids, costume contests and entertainment for the whole family. Proceeds from this year’s event will benefit the Eau Claire YMCA Healthy Eating program. The Haunted Hustle is guaranteed to be a great time for all! Visit for more information.


3rd Annual Sherman Star River Run

Owen Park, 1st Ave, Eau Claire WI, 54701
The Sherman Star River Run is a self-timed 2 mile fun run/walk to benefit the students of Sherman Elementary School.

The course begins at Owen Park and runs along the scenic Chippewa River Trail to Phoenix Park. From there, participants will loop back along the trail back to Owen Park.
The Sherman Star River Run is held after sunset. For the safety of participants we do have volunteers stationed along the way. If at any time anyone has any safety concerns, they should immediately contact one of the volunteers or return to the Owen Park band shell.

Adults: $15.00
Children 12 and under: $10.00
Pre-register by September 8th to guarantee a t-shirt
You can register at

For the safety of all participants, no pets please.
This is a rain-or-shine event. No refunds will be given.

Glow-in-the-Dark apparel, make up and accessories are encouraged! Each participant will receive a glow necklace as a part of their registration. Additional items may be purchased on-site for an additional fee.

All proceeds benefit Sherman Elementary School.

Desiree Geissler - 715-834-5760

Robbins 5th Annual Run, Walk, & Roll

Lowes Creek County Park & Expo Center
This is a unique fundraising event hosted by Robbins PTO and includes, a 5k bike tour and 5k run/walk on an off-road course running through beautiful Lowes Creek County Park. The family-friendly event also includes, The Robbins Rush which is a sprint for elementary-age children. Proceeds from the event will be used to fund a variety of school initiatives.

One registration allows racers to participate in one, or all three events! Food and fun activities between events will keep your whole family entertained.

Jennifer Benike

AIDS Walk Wisconsin

Henry Maier Festival Park; Milwaukee, WI
Join AIDS Walk Wisconsin- The state’s largest HIV fundraiser.
We walk to make the fight against AIDS stronger.
Today, more than 6,300 people are living with HIV/AIDS in Wisconsin and it's estimated that an additional 1,500+ are undiagnosed but living with the disease. We walk to make sure that anyone who is living with HIV in Wisconsin has access to life-saving health care and social programs.

Contact: Kristin Wollenberg, Phone: 800.348.9255

Leader-Telegram Buckshot Run for Special Olympics

Carson Park, Eau Claire
Join us for the 33rd Annual Leader-Telegram Buckshot Run benefiting the local Special Olympics program. This 2 and 5 mile run/walk in and around beautiful Carson Park and downtown Eau Claire 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 each year and average attendance is 1,200 people. We need to grow so we can do more for Special Olympics athletes living in the Chippewa Valley! Help us by inviting a family member or friend to join you!
100% of money raised 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, music, race results and an awards ceremony during the Party in the Park.
Check in begins at 7:30 a.m., the 5 mile starts at 9 a.m., the 2 mile starts at 10:30 a.m., the Kids’ Fun Run begins at 11:30 a.m. and awards are at Noon.
For those who can’t attend Saturday, join us for the smaller 2 mile version on Tuesday, September 1, 6 p.m.
Volunteers also needed. Contact Karen if you can help a few hours at either race.

For discount, please register online at:

Karen Kraus
Office phone: 715-833-0833

Run With the Cops

UW-Eau Claire campus, Eau Claire
You’ve heard of a ride along, but what about a run along? Join dozens of law enforcement officers for this 5k to benefit local Special Olympics athletes. Do you have what it takes to outrun the cops? Will there be “jail time” if you lose to a cop? This unique evening run follows a 5k run and 1 mile walk route on campus and through parts of downtown Eau Claire. Registration includes a t-shirt and coffee and donuts at the finish line. Plus, a donut eating contest against the cops is guaranteed to be epic! Open to all community members, families, college students and anyone interested in supporting Special Olympics WI. Lights and sirens will lead the way and kids activities will include exploring a cop car, meeting the K9, getting an “official” police badge, and more.

Karen Kraus
Office phone: 715-833-0833

Eau Claire Color Run

Carson Park, Eau Claire WI
The Color Run, also known as the Happiest 5k on the Planet, is a unique paint race that celebrates healthiness, happiness & individuality. The Eau Claire YMCA has been chosen as the local charity partner and is looking for volunteers to help make this event a success! Volunteers are needed Saturday, May 16 for packet pick-up and Sunday, May 17 for the color zones and water stations. This is a great way to get involved, have fun, and even earn service hours!

Race Registration: Go to to register on-line
Volunteer Registration:
Call or e-mail the YMCA with any questions: 715-836-8460;

ALS Walk and Wheel-a-thon

Jun 8, 1014 - Jun 8, 2014 Registration: 10:30

Northern Wisconsin State Fair Grounds in Chippewa Falls
Registration starts at 10:30

A picnic will be held at 11:15

The walk starts at 1:30