The Tap Yard Beer Garden 5K

Thu July 20, 2023 Waukesha, WI 53189 US Directions



6:30PM CDT - 8:00PM CDT

5K Walk

6:30PM CDT - 8:00PM CDT

Kids 1K

6:15PM CDT - 6:30PM CDT


The Tap Yard - Minooka Park
1927 E Sunset Dr
Waukesha, WI US 53189


Race Day Instructions

A little running (or walking) along awesome trails at Minooka Park, a little beer, and a whole lot of fun! 

This registration is for The Tap Yard Beer Garden 5K in Waukesha on Thursday, July 20 only. If you would like to register for the entire Beer Garden 5K Series, please go to the series registration site: Beer Garden 5K Series


The only trail course in the series. You are going to love Minooka Park. The trails are wide and groomed all year. It even has a short hill nicknamed Killer Hill! The best park of it is you get to do a lap around Killer Hill twice. No extra charge for the added fun.

The walk division is a timed event. It is not a competitive event and there are no awards for the walk division. Walkers will receive a finisher woodle!

Course map

We know the course map shows it being short. The extra free lap around Killer Hill will get it close to 3.12. 


5:30 pm: Packet Pickup Opens
6:15 pm: Kiddo's 1K
6:30 pm: 5K Race/Walk Starts
7:00 pm Trivia at The Tap Yard

We have returned to mass starts! If you'd prefer to continue social distancing, you are welcome to distance from those toeing the line and may start your race when you are comfortable. The start line will remain open for about 10 minutes.


Finisher Woodles

All participants will receive a custom finisher Woodle made by our friends at Ridgeway Woodworks. The Woodles are made in America from 100% reclaimed wood.

Overall Awards

The overall male and female finisher at each race will receive a custom award from Ridgeway Woodworks. 

Age Group Awards

Top 3 male and female finishers in each age group will receive a custom award medal. Age groups are 0-14, then 5-year increments. 


All participants who register for the race by Thursday, July 6 will be guaranteed a race t-shirt. After that, t-shirt sizes and quantities will be limited. Have too many race shirts? No problem, you can opt out of a t-shirt at registration and save $5!


Parking is available at the park in picnic area 1, 2 or 3. Please do NOT park in the beach parking area or your car will be towed and turned into beer cans!

There is a $6.00 county park day pass or an annual pass required. Both the annual pass and daily pass must be purchased online BEFORE the event.  There is NO in person payment available.


There will be a Kids 1K run (under 12) where all kids will get a bib just like Mom & Dad. The race is FREE for the kiddos if Mom or Dad is registered and you can register them online at no charge. Sorry, no shirts for the kids, but they do get a finisher medal!


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