5K Run/Walk

Father and son run together

The Good Neighbor Festival 5K Run/Walk is a scenic, family-friendly 5K run or walk through the quiet streets of Middleton. The 2020 Good Neighbor Festival 5K will be on Saturday, August 29. The race will begin and end at Fireman’s Park on the Festival Grounds – so participate, and then stay to enjoy all the Festival has to offer!

  • 5K Run: 9:30 AM-12:00 PM
  • 5K Walk: 9:35 AM-12:00 PM
  • 1K Kids Fun Run: 10:15 AM-12:00 PM
  • Diaper Dash and Kids Activities: 9:45 AM-10:30 AM

We are extremely grateful to Fleet Feet Sports and Harbor Athletic Club for making this event possible!


Proceeds from entry fees go to support the non-profit missions of the Festival trustee organizations.

Until August 12, 5K Run/Walk registration is $25 for teens and adults, and $15 for kids 12 and under. 5K entry fees include race entry and a TECH T-Shirt. 

There is no cost to enter the 1K Kids Fun Run or to participate in the Diaper Dash and other Kids’ Activities (adult must be present). Free childcare during the race will also be provided, with advance registation required.


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+.


5K Sponsors help make the race and activities possible, and support the non-profit missions of our trustees. Please email gnfsponsor@gmail.com for more information on sponsorship opportunities.

5K Sprinters

The Good Neighbor Festival is a community celebration in Middleton, WI, held the last weekend of August since 1964.