The 5K Run/Walk is a scenic, family-friendly 5K run or walk through the quiet streets of Middleton. The race will be held on Saturday, August 24 from 9:30 to 11:00 a.m. The race will begin and end at Firemen’s Park on the Festival Grounds – so participate, and then stay to enjoy all the Festival has to offer!
Celebrate those who serve! We have a number of local celebrities who have agreed to participate. Come run with Middleton Fire Chief Aaron Harris, Cancerfighter Dale Emmerich, MCPASD Superintendent Dana Monogue, and more!
Come in costume! To reflect the Festival’s 2019 Super Hero theme, prizes will be given for the best Super Hero outfit!
Registration for the 2019 event is now open! Proceeds from entry fees go to support the non-profit missions of the Festival trustee organizations.
- $25 – until August 1
- $30 – August 2-23
- $35 – Race Day
- $15 – Kids 12 and Under
Entry fee includes race entry and a TECH T-Shirt (guaranteed if registered by August 12). Registration also includes one free beverage at the Middleton Wings Hockey/Capital Brewery Tent.
Packet Pick Up
Pick up your race number, t-shirt and bag at any of the following times and locations:
- August 23, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.: Fleet Feet, 8440 Old Sauk Road
- August 23, 5 p.m.-7 p.m.: Festival Grounds
- August 24, 8:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m.: Festival Grounds
Race day registration also available from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. on the Festival Grounds.
Please consider partnering with us as a sponsor of the 5K! Email 5K Committee Chair Bob Miller for information on sponsorship levels and benefits.
The 2019 route will be the same as 2018, when we needed to change the route due to flooding in the Pheasant Branch Conservancy.
In addition to the overall Male and Female top finisher awards, the top 3 finishers in each of the following age groups will be presented with an award: 12 & Under, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69 and 70+.
Harbor Athletic Club will offer free child care during the race for children of participants. Children must be at least 3, and potty-trained. Advance registration is required, and space is limited. Register here.
Fun Run and Diaper Dash
Actvities for kids will also be held during the 5K, including a Fun Run and Diaper Dash for young children, and other kids activities. Thanks to our generous sponsors, these activities are free and no pre-registration is required.