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Since 1980, The Walleye Run / Walk has been a part of the annual Walleye Weekend Festival at Lakeside Park in Fond du Lac, WI.
COME TO RUN OR WALK. A high quality 5 mile run through Lakeside Park and UW FDL Campus area, or if you prefer, a 2-mile run through Lakeside Park. For the younger runners, we offer a 1 mile novice run for children ages 12 and under and 1/3 mile runs for the running tots ages 6 and under. For the walkers we offer a 3-mile recreational family walk through scenic Lakeside Park.
On Friday, June 11 pre-registered participants may pick up their packets at the Denevue Shelter within Lakeside Park from 2:30 - 6 p.m. Participants can also pick up packets for other family members and friends. Regular registration for all events will also be available at this time. All participants who register by June 7, 2021, are guaranteed a T-shirt. T-shirt availability is not guaranteed after this date and may be limited or unavailable at early packet pick-up and on race day at Lakeside Park. Poly-tech T-shirts will NOT be available after June 7.
Early Registration: Through Monday, June 7, 2021 Late Registration: June 8-12, 2021 (online through June 10)
Race Day Registration: Saturday, June 12, 2021
(North Shelter on Oven Island within Lakeside Park on Promen Drive)
Race day registration for your event closes 30 minutes before your race.
Denevue Shelter (Google Map)
Lakeside Park, Fond du Lac
Friday, June 11, 2021, 2:30 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Poly-tech T-shirts will NOT be available after June 7.
You may pick up packets for other participants on Friday, June 11 at the Denevue Shelter.
Packet Pick-Up Parking - Please use the parking lot for easy in and out access. If you plan to go to Walleye Weekend after you pick up your packet, please leave the parking lot for those picking up and leaving.
7:00 a.m. - Race day registration opens (north shelter on Oven Island within Lakeside Park)
8:10 a.m. - 5 mile run (open)
8:20 a.m. - 3 mile walk (open)
9:15 a.m. - 2 mile wheelchair event (open)
9:25 a.m. - 2 mile run (open)
10:00 a.m. - 1 mile kids run (age 12 & under)
10:20 a.m. - 1/3 mile run girls (age 6 & under) no parents
10:30 a.m. - 1/3 mile run boys (age 6 & under) no parents
10:40 a.m. - 1/3 mile run girls and boys (age 6 & under) with parents
5 Mile Run: Overall award to top 3 male/female
2 Mile Run: Overall award to top 3 male/female
1 Mile Run: Overall award to top 3 male/female
Age group awards
5 Mile Run and 2 Mile Run
Top 3 male/female awards in 0-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80+
1 Mile Run (12 & Under)
Top 3 male/female awards in one year age divisions starting at age 7 through age 12. All finishers will receive a certificate of completion.
1/3-Mile Run (6 & under)
ROOKIE (boys, no parents; girls, no parents): Awards to top 10 male/female finishers.
FUN RUN (boys & girls with parents): No Awards, non-competitive
All finishers will receive a certificate of completion.
There will be no formal award ceremony. Participants should stop by the awards table near registration in the north shelter on Oven Island to pick up their prize. Please make every effort to pick up your award. Awards will not be mailed.
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