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Experience a beautiful fall run at Lapham Peak State Forest. Run on wide, well-groomed hiking/ski trails. The 5K course will tour the middle level of the park. The 10K course follows the outer perimeter trail. The children's Smokey Bear Fun Run course circles the pond at Homestead Hollow. Walk on the 2.5K newly paved accessible trail suitable for wheelchairs or strollers, or take the stairs to the tower and/or visit the popular Butterfly Garden on the way back to Homestead Hollow start area. Enjoy treats, including Smokey Bear Birthday Cake after the run/walk in our picnic shelter. Participants will receive a choice of long sleeve t-shirts and custom-designed Lapham Peak awards for run winners. Colorama is a major fundraiser for Lapham Peak State Forest Improvements.
5K and 10K start promptly at 10a.m. Please arrive in time to pick up your number and t-shirt (if ordered) at the Trecker Lodge near Homestead Hollow. Walkers may start after the runners, after they pick up their numbers and ordered t-shirts at the Plantation Path start.
Free prize drawing winners will be announced at 9:45am, eligible to those who have registered by 9:40 am. Pick up your prizes after your run/walk.
T-shirts may be ordered in adult S through XXL. There is an additional charge of $2 for the XXL. Smokey Bear participants age 10 and under will receive a youth t-shirt.
HOW TO TRANSFER, DEFER, CHANGE SHIRTS SIZE, & CHANGE DISTANCES
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Select your Profile.
Scroll down to the race you would like to modify.
Select "Manage Registration".
All of the race options will be listed on the menu (transfers, change shirts size, modify team, change distances, resend confirmation / QR code & deferrals)
Insurance is available for almost all of our events and can be purchased during the registration process. The insurance is offered through a third party. Here is the fine print:
Registration protection options allow your race participants to get reimbursed up to 100% if they cannot attend the event for a number of reasons, including covered injury, illness, traffic accidents, and more. Registration Protector with Required to Work has the added benefit of protection in the instance that a race participant is required to work for a covered reason.
Terms, conditions, and exclusions apply. Insurance benefits are underwritten by Jefferson Insurance Company. AGA Service Company is the licensed producer and administrator of these plans.
Registration Protection - The insurance premium is 6.75% of the registration cost (including processing fee), with a minimum insurance premium of $7.99 per registrant.
Insurance claims can be filed at https://www.allianztravelinsurance.com/file-a-claim.
The Department of Natural Resources charges a park entrance fee. A one-day $5 parking pass will be available for purchase at the park entrance on the day of the race.
We encourage runners to support the park systems by purchasing an annual pass. Link to Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources: Annual Park Pass
The park has limited parking capacity. Please follow the park employees directions for parking.
Registration and t-shirt pickup will be at the Trecker Lodge in Homestead Hollow. Please bring your mobile device to the registration table so that we can scan the QR code you received after completing the online registration.
Race Day Start Times:
8:30 am - Packet Pickup Opens
10:00 am - 5K, 10K Starts
10:05 am - Walks Start
11:30 pm: Smokey Bear Run
We strongly encourage you to register prior to race day. If you decide to register race day, we only take registrations electronically, payable with credit card.
If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.
Additional race information can be found at https://laphampeakfriends.org/colorama/.
Run Awards will be given to the first three places in each age category shown below (age on day of event), plus overall winners awards. Awards will be handed out shortly after the last person finishes the 5K and 10K respectively.
5K Run: 12 & under, 13-19 yrs, every 5 yrs to age 69, 70-79, 80 and over.
10K Run: 19 yrs & under, every 5 yrs to age 69, 70 & over.
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