Saturday, May 1, 2021 Monona, WI 53716 US Directions
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20K Run

$35 05/01 9:00AM CDT - 12:00PM CDT Price increases after January 31, 2021 at 11:59pm CST


$30 05/01 9:15AM CDT - 12:00PM CDT Price increases after January 31, 2021 at 11:59pm CST

20K Virtual

$29.99 Registration ends May 2, 2021 at 11:59pm CDT

5K Virtual

$29.99 Registration ends May 2, 2021 at 11:59pm CDT

12 Week 20K Training Plan

$45 Registration ends May 1, 2021 at 9:00am CDT

8 Week 5K Training Plan

$30 Registration ends May 1, 2021 at 9:00am CDT
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at

Winnequah Park
1041 Nichols Rd
Monona, WI US 53716

The Lake Monona 20K Run and 5K Run/Walk presented by SSM Health, taking place on Saturday, May 1st, 2021, offers a beautiful course with springtime temperatures ideal for running, and combines small-race feel with big-race perks. For those with longer distance ambitions, this “almost” half marathon is a great way to peak your spring training, or to prepare for a spring marathon. For those interested in a shorter distance to tackle, there is also a 5K run/walk option.



  • Gender Specific Event T-Shirt (women's sizes are fitted and tend to run small, please refer to sizing chart)
  • 2 Free Beverage Coupons
  • Finisher Food
  • Finisher Medal
  • Professional Race Timing With Fast, Accurate Results
  • Free Digital Race Photos
  • A chance to enjoy the beautiful view of Lake Monona on a gorgeous spring day
  • Free Live Music at the Post-Race Party
  • Free Race Tracking With the Race Day Events App 

Training Programs

Looking for some assistance in your training or some extra inspiration to help you reach that PR? Then look no further! This year we're offering a brand new opportunity to help you train for either the 5K or the 20K. Although the training will be provided virtually, these training plans are perfect whether you're training for the in person or virtual event. We'll provide you with a plan that will safely work you up to being able to run the distance of your choice on race day. Included will be recommended daily mileage, when you should take rest days, different workouts and tips on stretching, ideas for your race strategy, and more!

How it works:

1)  Register today!
2) Join the exclusive Virtual Lake Monona 20k/5k Facebook group
3)  Receive your training shirt by mail (will be sent to the address you register with)
4)  Receive your training plan (both 20k and 5k plans will be sent out in January)
5)  Log your miles using your RunSignup account and share your progress in the Facebook group
6)  Put all that hard work from your training to the test as you conquer the 5K or 20K either at the event on May 1st or virtually!


Click here for Packet Pick Up information.

**We highly encourage you to pick up your packets early as lines get long race morning.**

Don't want to go to packet pick-up? New this year is the option to have your packet mailed for $9.99. Purchase this add-on during the registration process!


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