4th of July Race Roundup

The 4th of July is a popular holiday for runners to race. In case you’re still deciding where you’ll run, here’s a quick round-up of races happening in the Milwaukee area:

Dennis Krzykowski Memorial 5K Run

When: Friday, July 4, 7:30am

Where: Cedar Creek Park, Cedarburg

Cost: Varies by race distance and age

Details: This race is chip timed and a USATF certified course. All participants receive a race t-shirt. Medals are awarded to the top race finishers. In addition to the 5k run, there is a 2k walk.

Website: http://dk5k.net/index.html

Firecracker Four

When: Friday, July 4, 8am

Where: Hales Corners Park, Hales Corners

Cost: Varies by race distance, age and membership

Details: Runners can pick between a 4 mile run/walk and a 1.7 mile community fun run. All participants receive an event t-shirt, free pool access and post-race food and refreshments. The four-mile race is chip timed and awards are given to the overall male and female winners plus the top three in each age group.

Website: http://www.badgerlandstriders.org/home/Races/FirecrackerFour.htm

River City 4th Fest 5k

When: Friday, July 4, 8am

Where: Whitford Park, Waterford

Cost: $20

Details: This race features a fast and flat USATF certified 5k course. Special awards are given to the first place overall male and female finishers. Medals are awarded to the first five in each age group.

Website: http://www.active.com/waterford-wi/running/distance-running-races/river-city-fourth-fest-5k-2014?cmp=39-34-156210&ltcmp=254301&ltclickid=06_274119173_7cfeb45c-01fc-4ced-9898-909a0de0758a&cmp=39-34

We hope you all have a happy 4th of July!

Keep Running MKE – you’re doing great!

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2 thoughts on “4th of July Race Roundup

  1. Wish I could go to one of these–I went to college in Milwaukee & some of these places sound familiar to me!

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