If you’ve still yet to experience a food-themed race, now’s your chance. MKE has two delicious races in the next two weeks. Whether you crave sweet or salty, these races have you covered!
Cream Puff 5k
When: Wednesday, July 20 @6:30pm
Where: Wisconsin State Fair Park
The Dish: Participants will receive the first Original Cream Puffs of the year as well as a post-race beverage of choice (beer, soda or water). There will also be pre-race entertainment by the Milwaukee Airwaves as well as post-race music from The Love Monkeys! In addition, participants will receive one ticket to this year’s Wisconsin State Fair, a Cream Puff 5k t-shirt and a finisher’s ribbon.
The 5K course includes the famous Milwaukee Mile Speedway and streets within State Fair Park. The event is both kid- and stroller-friendly. There is also a 1K option for those who prefer a shorter route. Water will be available at multiple locations throughout the race.
Registration is $35 for adults up until race day, and $40 the day of the race.
Learn more at CreamPuff5k.com
Race for the Bacon
When: Thursday, July 28 @6:30pm
Where: Sheridan Park, Cudahy
The Dish: This race is all about bacon with a mid-race bacon station and post-race Bacon Bash, which includes plenty of delicious bacon treats and a free beverage from Sprecher. There will also be pre- and post-race music from Big Shoes! In addition, participants receive a race t-shirt and goody bag.
Photo by Bill Flaws – Running in the USA
The fast 5k course weaves around Sheridan Park and the surrounding area. There is also a 0k distance available for those who wish to participate in all the bacon festivities without running or walking a 5k!
Registration is $40 for the 5k until race day and $45 the day of the race. The 0k is $30 until July 28 and $35 the day of the race.
Learn more at BaconRace.com
Who’s hungry for a good race? Tell us if you’re racing the Cream Puff 5k or Race for the Bacon!
Keep Running MKE – you’re doing great!