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Events

5k Run

$45 $35 Price increases after June 14, 2018 at 11:59pm CDT

1k Walk

$35 Price increases after June 14, 2018 at 11:59pm CDT
Race Website

Additional race information can be found at http://creampuff5k.com.

Place
640 S 84th St
Milwaukee, WI US 53214
Description

Run or Walk your way to the first Cream Puffs of 2018!

The Cream Puff 5K is happening on Wednesday July 18th at 6:30pm at Wisconsin State Fair Park. This is a 5K Run/Walk will feature the Milwaukee Mile Speedway and some of your favorite spots throughout State Fair Park! 5K's arent your thing, but cream puffs are? You can walk your way directly to your cream puff with our 1K option. 

NEW THIS YEAR!  Cash prizes will be awarded to the top 3 male and female finishers! 

Did you know that all of these great things are included with your registration? 

  • State Fair Ticket - valid any day of the Fair, August 2 - 12
  • First Official Cream Puff of the year
  • Sweet T-Shirt
  • Finishers Ribbon
  • Refreshingly cold water, soda or beer (21+)
  • Post Race Party at Wednesday Night Live featuring the LoveMonkeys!

We are kid friendly and stroller friendly. For the safety of our participants, dogs are not allowed. 

The race will be timed by PT Timing and the course will be clearly marked with mile markers. Two water stops will be placed throughout the course and at the finish line.  At this point, you are just steps away from your delicious Cream Puff! 

The event is benefiting the Wisconsin State Fair Foundation, established in 1995, is a 501c3 non-profit corporation. Their Mission includes securing private and public partnerships, generating financial resources to support Youth Program development at Wisconsin State Fair Park, and assisting the Wisconsin State Fair Park Board with future facility planning and development.  

Race Contact Info

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Questions?
FAQ's

Questions about the CP5k?  Here are some of the most common questions.  If your question isn't listed, please contact us and we will be sure to get you the information you need!

Q: Do I have to Run the 5k, or can I walk it?
A: Both the 5k and the 1k are Walk friendly, we encourage you to select the distance that interests you most.  Regardless of which you choose, we'll be waiting for you at the finish with your Ribbon and, of course, your Cream Puff!

Q: What time does the race start?
A: Both events will start at 6:30pm near the main entrance to State Fair Park.

Q: Where can we park?  Is there a charge for parking?
A: CP5K participants will park in the north parking lot of State Fair Park. Access to that lot is from either Gate 6, off of 84th Street, or Gate 8, off of 76th Street.  There is no charge to park in this lot.  If attendees choose to park in other lots that are closer to the finish line, associated with Wednesday Night Live, the parking fee is $6.

 

Packet Pickup

You have three options to get your packet for the Cream Puff 5k.

  1. In Person, before the race.   Pre Race Packet Pickup will occur for 11am-7pm on Tuesday July 17th at Performance Running Outfitters' Brookfield location, located at 2205 N Calhoun Rd, Brookfield, WI 53005.
  2. In Person, on race day.  Day of Packet pickup will occur adjacent to the Start Line, near the main entrance to State Fair Park from 4:30pm-6:00pm.
  3. By Mail.  You can choose the 'Mail by Packet' option during registration and have your packet, including shirt, mailed directly to you.  Packets will be mailed approximately 2 weeks before the race to ensure they arrive on time.