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Join us Sat. Sept. 28, 2019 for the 5th annual Run for the Trails. Proceeds from this event go to the Run for the Trails fund which will be used to create & maintain a recreational trail system throughout the Oconto Falls area. Events include a timed 1/2 Marathon run, 10K run/walk and 5K run/walk through beautiful Oconto Falls. The course will be well marked with new course markers and cones, well supported and most of all fun! There's even a post-race party - Penguin Days! The 1/2 Marathon and 10K will take advantage our beautiful area wooded trails, scenic neighborhoods and waterfront views. Participants in all events will travel on the new high school trail created thanks to generous donors and proceeds from the past Run for the Trails races!
*Find a Path* *Take a Breath* *And Go*
The 1/2 Marathon and 10K are timed events that will take you through residential streets, scenic and wooded trails with varying terrain that are well groomed and will enjoy waterfront views of the Oconto River. The 5K is a timed run/walk that will wind through the residential streets of our city and the newly created paved recreational trail by the high school.
Included in your registration:
1/2 Marathon, 10K & 5K participants receive a custom Run for the Trails soft-blend, quality long sleeve t-shirt and finisher medals! All finishers are age/gender group and overall awards eligible. Overall male and female event winners will receive a special prize! Each participant will also get FREE admission and FREE food/drink tickets to the post-race party at The Penguin Again. Food-music-fun with family & friends... Stay all day!
Fri. Sept. 27, 3:30-6:30 p.m. at the Oconto Falls High School commons and Sat. Sept. 28 from 6:30 - 7:45 a.m. at the ST Paper Stadium, Oconto Falls High School, 210 N. Farm Rd., Oconto Falls, WI 54154 (look for signs).
Sat. Sept. 28:
1/2 Marathon, 10K & 5K Timed Event - 8:00 a.m. start
10K & 5K Awards - approx. 9:15 a.m., 1/2 Marathon awards - approx. 11:00 a.m.
Water stops approximately every 1.5 to 2 miles for the 1/2 Marathon, 10K and 5K.
T-shirts are ONLY guaranteed to those that pre-register by the cut-off date. Registrants not registered by the t-shirt order cut-off date and same day registrants are not guaranteed a shirt.
Age/gender group awards will be presented to the top 3 in each age/gender division and overall male and overall female winners will be awarded. (Awards: Men and Women ages 13 & under, 14-18, 19-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 51-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79 and 80 & over. Overall male & overall female in each distance).
Race Courses: (links are for the 2018 routes! The 2019 routes will be posted as the event gets closer to race date and the routes are able to be confirmed)
Half Marathon Route: https://connect.garmin.com/modern/course/20274059
Do you have a business or work for a company that you think would like to sponsor this event and help to fund a recreational trail system in Oconto Falls for our community and visitors to enjoy for years to come? Help spread the love of the great outdoors in Oconto County by supporting the creation of this trail system. Sponsor this event by contacting Gal Yatso at firstname.lastname@example.org or (920) 846-8306.
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Please patronize our 2019 Run for the Trails Sponsors! With their support, we can continue our mission of creating, maintaining, expanding and promoting trail systems in the Oconto Falls area, offering outlets to health, fitness and an enjoyment of the natural beauty this area has to offer.
We welcome your sponsorship of this event! Please contact Gail Yatso at the Oconto Falls Area Chamber of Commerce to support our area trails and the people that will utilize them for generations to come! You can reach Gail at email@example.com or (920) 846-8306.
Thank you sponsors!
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