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5 Pointer

$30 9:00AM CST Price increases after May 28, 2024 at 11:59pm CDT

10 Pointer

$30 9:00AM CST Price increases after May 28, 2024 at 11:59pm CDT

13.1 Pointer

$35 9:00AM CST Price increases after May 28, 2024 at 11:59pm CDT

Bambi Run

$0 8:45AM CST Registration ends November 16, 2024 at 11:59am CST


W330 N5113, County Rd C
Nashotah Park
Nashotah, WI US 53058


Race Day Instructions

Chose from a 5 pointer, 10 pointer, or 13.1 pointer! All distances include a bucking great finisher medal. See where this is going? You are going get a bunch of deer puns because it is right before WI deer season.

What's with the name?

The race is during deer season, and we wanted a deer related name so we held a naming contest. The Bucks & Does Fifty Pointer was selected, and now you know. You will very likely see deer during the run or in this case, hiding in the woods. 

Race Courses

The trails are well groomed and mostly wood chipped.  There is a portion that is grass, but it is well maintained. Over 60% of the course is shaded with trees.

The course distances will not be exact since it is trail running, and as nice as the park people are, they won't let us cut down trees to make new paths. If you have run at Nashotah with us in the past, it is the course in reverse (counter clockwise). Easier? Maybe, maybe not...

  • 5K - 1 lap inside - 3.21 miles
  • 10K - 2 laps inside - 6.42 miles
  • Half - 2 laps outside, one lap inside - 13.03 miles

The outside laps are run first.

Inside course loop map | Outside course loop map | Park Map

The course is market with 12X12 turn arrows, 3' tall course signs and cones. It does not use the traditional ultra trail tape or markings. It is very well marked and you do not need to try and memorize the course.

Bambi Run

Bring the kiddos for a FREE 1K run. If you would like a tshirt for your kiddos, there is a $12.95 charge for the shirt. Kiddos will also get a bib and finisher medal!


The shirts are buck and doe specific, dry wick and those registered by noon on November 6th are guaranteed a custom race shirt. After that, shirts will be available while online supplies last. Any extra shirts will be distributed after the race on a first come, first served basis. 

Everything you ever wanted to know about shirts can be found right here. The FEMALE shirts run small!


Parking is available at the parks. There is a $6.00 county park day pass or an annual pass required. Both the annual pass and daily pass must be purchased online BEFORE the event.  There is NO in person payment available.

Awards & Finisher Medals

Top 3 male & female finishers in 5 year age groups will receive a custom medal. 

Everyone receives a finisher medal.

Packet Pickup & Schedule

Saturday November 18
8:00 - 9:00 am packet pickup
8:45 Bambi run start
9:00 all races start
Noon - course closes

Aid Stations

There is one aid station on course. It will have water, sports drink and gels.


Hot Chocolate Bar

It is back! The Silver Circle FREE hot chocolate bar!

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The event is chip timed by Silver Circle. Please wear your bib on the front of your body and only cross the finish line when you are finished. We will have a lap counter mat on course.  How to wear your bib.


We need volunteers for everything from aid station support to course marshals. If you or your group have an interest in volunteering, we would greatly appreciate the assistance. All volunteers can run a future race at no charge. Register to volunteer by clicking on the volunteer link in the menu above. For more information on volunteering click here.

Race Contact Info

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This is a Cupless race!

The idea of throwing 100,000+ cups in a landfill each year doesn’t seem in line with what most runners support. This has been in the works for 2+ years, but covid interrupted its implementation. Now is the time to do it!

Don’t worry, we’re NOT doing away with aid stations. There will still be aid stations with water and sports drinks at events, just no cups! You will need to bring a reusable cup with you. We are also expanding the areas for a bag drop where you can leave a nutrition/hydration bag.


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