5K Run/Walk

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!

Thanks to all who participated in our 2019 5K, celebrating those who serve! Mike Leckrone served as the starter for the race, and celebrity runners and walkers included Cancerfighter Dale Emmerich, Middleton Police Captains Jeremy Geiszler and Troy Hellenbrand, MCPASD Superintendent Dana Monogue, Middleton Firefighter Paul Town, and more!


Proceeds from entry fees go to support the non-profit missions of the Festival trustee organizations. Online registration will open up in Spring 2020.

Entry fee includes race entry and a TECH T-Shirt.  Registration also includes one free beverage at the Middleton Wings Hockey/Wisconsin Brewing Tent.


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+.

Father and son run together

The 2019 Good Neighbor Festival is August 23-25, 2019 at Firemen's Park in Middleton, WI!