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Yellow Brick Road

5K Run

$35 8:15AM CDT
Sorry! This event is full. Price increases after May 27, 2024 at 11:59pm CDT
Yellow Brick Road

Two Mile Walk

$35 8:15AM CDT
Sorry! This event is full. Price increases after May 27, 2024 at 11:59pm CDT
Yellow Brick Road

Kids Fun Run

$0 8:00AM CDT
81 spots left. Registration ends June 1, 2024 at 11:59am CDT
Open to ages 1 - 12.

5K Run - Alternative Medal

$35 8:15AM CDT
32 spots left. Price increases after May 27, 2024 at 11:59pm CDT

Two Mile Walk - Alternative Medal

$35 8:15AM CDT
39 spots left. Price increases after May 27, 2024 at 11:59pm CDT

Finisher Medals for all 5K Finishers (SOLD OUT)

We have sold out the finisher medals, but no worries. We have an alternate finisher medal!!!

Alternate Finisher Medal (after May 17th)


104 E. Wisconsin
Village Green
Oconomowoc, WI US 53066


The Oconomowoc Area Chamber of Commerce along with our Presenting Sponsor, Waukesha State Bank and Kids' Fun Run Sponsor, Rogers Behavioral Health invite you to join us on Saturday, June 1 for the Yellow Brick Road 5K Run/Walk. Inspired by the premier of the Yellow Brick Road in 1939 here in Oconomowoc, this will be a beautiful summer run that starts and ends at the Village Green Park overlooking Fowler Lake. Our Award Sponsor, Realty Executives - The Tim Michelic Team will be handing out all medals to participants and placement winners. Our Refreshment Sponsor, Westbury Bank will have booths near the finish line and will handout bottled water and snacks – choose from a variety of individually wrapped sweet or salty snacks. Thank you also to our Mile Marker Sponsor, Moreland OB-GYN and Finish Line Sponsor, Silver Circle Sports Events, for supporting this much-loved event!

Join us as we celebrate the 85th Anniversary of The Wizard of Oz in Oconomowoc! The City of Oconomowoc and various organizations have exciting events planned, and we're thrilled to be a part of it. Register now for the 5K race or the 2-mile walk and receive a special commemorative finisher medal featuring the 85th-anniversary logo on the medal and lanyard (while supplies last). Don't miss out—register today to secure yours!
What’s included:
• Custom Cotton Yellow Brick Road 5K t-shirt (while online supply lasts)
• Custom Yellow Brick Road 5K finisher medal (new design each year)
• Chip timed race
• Custom Yellow Brick Road 5K trophy to top male and top female overall
• Team-Challenge Trophies
• Post-race refreshments: Bottled water and a variety of snacks.

Yellow Brick Road Kids Fun Run 

We know kids love our Fun Run and are proud to receive a medal for their accomplishments!  Register before or on June 1 and participate in our Fun Run race to do just that! Your child will be awarded a free finisher medal courtesy of our Yellow Brick Road Kids Fun Run sponsor, Rogers Behavioral Health. We can’t wait to see you there!

Course map

Refer Friends and Get $20 back!

At registration checkout, you will be given the option to share your unique registration link on social media.  If 5 people register from that post, shazam we will refund $20 of your registration cost. 

On your registration receipt, there will be a registration link. 


Trophies and prizes to top male & female overall.  Medals are awarded to 1st-3rd male & female runners in 5 year age brackets, including a special bracket for those 10 & under.


The race is chip timed by Silver Circle Sports Events, LLC with a chip start. Your time will start when you cross the start line and stops when you cross the finish line.

How to wear your bib.


All 5k runners & 2 mile walkers registered by noon Friday, May 17th will receive a custom cotton Yellow Brick Road shirt.  After that, shirts are available while the online supply lasts.


Want to run with your friends, co-workers or the in-laws?  No problem.  Putting together a team is easy and free.  Just find 2+ people, pick a team name and register. Those with 4+ team members will be eligible for the team award (fastest 4 runners per team).



You do not need to print it. We will need to scan the QR code on the receipt, though, so please have your email accessible on your mobile device or save a picture of your receipt with the QR code to your device’s image library. 

Race Day
7:00 packet pick-up
8:00 kiddos start
8:15 5K Race/Walk start
9:15 awards

Parking is available in the municipal lot located behind City Hall. Downtown Oconomowoc parking map.

Silver Circle Sports Events

This event is a Silver Circle Sports Events, LLC produced, timed & managed event.  Need help with an event?  Contact us HERE.

Race Contact Info

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Kiddos 1K

Kiddos can run the FREE kiddo's 1K provided a parent is registered for the 5K.


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