4th of July Weekend Local Race Roundup

According to Running USA, the 4th of July is the second most popular day for road racing. Below are a few local races to get in on the action over the holiday weekend!

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New Berlin National Dash

What: 5k Run/Walk; 2-mile Run/Walk

When: Saturday, July 2 @8am

Where: Malone Park, 16400 West Al Stigler Parkway

Cost: $25 for the 5k or 2-mile

Details: New course for this year’s race; Age group awards

2015 Overall Winners: Jeff Metler (15:28); Brittany Kozlowski (18:40)

http://www.newberlinjuniors.org/national-dash.html

Independence Day Run

What: 5k and 10k Run/Walk

When: Saturday, July 2 @8am

Where: Fox River Park, W264 S4500 River Road, Waukesha

Cost: $40

Details: Part of the Wisconsin Trail Assail Running Series; Overall and age group awards

Website: http://www.silvercirclesportsevents.com/independence-day-run-fox-river-park

Kenosha Firecracker Run

What: 5k and 10k Run/Walk

When: Sunday, July 3 @8:30am

Where: Kenosha Library Park  5947 7th Avenue, Kenosha

Cost: $30

Details: Overall and age group awards

2015 5k Overall Winners: Kevin Ryan (16:17); Amy Sichmeller (21:16)

2015 10k Overall Winners: Ryne Scopp (34:29); Leslie Ruffalo (39:49)

Website: http://kenoshaymca.org/special-events/firecracker-run/

Dennis Krzykowski 5k

What: 5k Run/Walk

When: Monday, July 4 @7:30am

Where: Cedar Creek Park, Portland Road, Cedarburg

Cost: $25

Details: Post-race awards and door prizes

2015 Overall Winners: Jack O’Neil (17:20); Taylor Miller (20:13)

Website: http://www.active.com/cedarburg-wi/running/distance-running-races/dk5k-dennis-krzykowski-5k-family-fun-run-2016?cmp=39-34-156210&ltcmp=254301&ltclickid=06_96533839_1e15eb98-6bc4-43c8-9ca4-1129a64d2c62&cmp=39-34

Badgerland Striders Firecracker Four

What: 4-mile Run/Walk + 1.7-mile Community Fun Run

When: Monday, July 4 @8am

Where: Hales Corners Park, 5675 South New Berlin Road

Cost: $25 for the 4-mile Run/Walk; $20 for the 1.7-mile Fun Run

Details: Overall and age group awards

2015 Overall Winners: Bill Prom (20:40); Priscilla Schultz (23:52)

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

River City 4th Fest 5k

What: 5k Run/Walk

When: Monday, July 4 @8am

Where: Whitford Park, 625 N River Road, Waterford

Cost: $25

Details: Overall, masters and age group awards

2015 Overall Winners: Ryan Hopper (16:31); Jessica Monson (17:05)

Website: http://chamber.waterford-wi.org/events/details/river-city-4th-fest-5k-run-07-04-2016-670

Share time! Where are you racing this weekend?

Keep Running MKE – you’re doing great!

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