Sole Burner 5K Walk-Run

Fri May 6 - Sat May 7 Appleton, WI 54911 US Directions
Frequently Asked Questions

What happens with the money raised from the American Cancer Society Sole Buner 5K Walk/Run?

Funds raised through American Cancer Society Sole Burner 5K Walk/Run support the American Cancer Society ‘s fight to end cancer.  Specifically, these dollars are used to make a difference by funding critical research, educating people on prevention and early detection, and providing free information and services to help people facing cancer today-including transportation, lodging, wigs, support programs and more. For more information visit www.cancer.org 

Is there a required fundraising minimum?

There is no fundraising minimum, however in order to make the biggest impact we can on the fight against cancer we suggest all participants set a minimum fundraising goal of $100. Fundraising isn’t all we do, but all we do depends on fundraising.

When and Where is packet pickup?

  • Weds April 27: 8:00am-2:00pm - Sole Burner Office: 2616 S. Oneida St., Appleton 54915 (lower level)
  • Thursday April 28: 11am-5pm - Sole Burner Office: 2616 S. Oneida St., Appleton 54915 (lower level)
  • Monday May 2 – Thursday May 5: 11am-5pm - Sole Burner Office: 2616 S. Oneida St., Appleton 54915 (lower level)
  • Friday May 6 - Sunset Park, Kimberly 5:30-7:00pm
  • Saturday May 7 - Race Day Morning: At City Park
  • Paw Burner race packets will be available for pickup the day of the race – Friday, May 6 – at Sun Set park beginning at 5:30 PM.
  • If you have any questions please email  soleburnerappleton@cancer.org.

Can our company be invoiced for our team participants?

Yes, we can assign a coupon code for your company participants to use when registering online and invoice your company after the event for the registration fees. To get a coupon code set up please contact Cindy Sommer at soleburnerappleton@cancer.org

Can I register my family or team members?

YES! You can register as many people as you want under one transaction. We also have a mass upload option for our large teams that are invoiced. Contact Cindy at soleburnerappleton@cancer.org if you would like more information using the mass upload option.

Can I bring a stroller or wagon?

Yes. Strollers are welcomed for the 5K walk and please stay to the right.  Runners or walkers pushing joggers for the 5K run are asked to start at the back and be careful of other participants, especially at the start of the event to avoid collision or injury.

Are dogs allowed at the event? 

NO. Only verified service animals are allowed at the Sole Burner at City Park.  We would love to see your dog at our pet friendly event, the Paw Burner. The Paw Burner will take place on May 6 at Sunset Park in Kimberly. 

What should I do if I raise funds offline?

You may send collected checks to the American Cancer Society office in Pewaukee, WI. Please be sure to include the mail in donation form so we can credit you or your team  properly. 

Is my registration fee tax deductible?
Yes, tax deductible to the full extent of the law. When you register online you will receive a confirmation e-mail that serves as your receipt for tax purposes. When registering by mail or in person, your cancelled check serves as your receipt. For cash, a receipt can be given.

Need help with the website?

We are here to help, for registration, log in, password or website assistance contact 920.933.1743 

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