Hank Aaron State Trail 5k Run/Walk
Saturday, August 10, 2019
7:00 - 8:15 a.m. Check-in
8:30 a.m. Race Start
Great music will keep your feet moving even after you finish the 5K
Refreshments before and after the race. Root beer floats and burgers after the race!
Family friendly, strollers allowed
Prizes for teams and top 3 male and female runners in fifteen age categories
Silent auction with fabulous prizes!
Proceeds benefit the trail and will send 80 kids to Bike Adventure Camp this summer!
Race results available on this page the day of the event
The 2019 Run/Walk route takes you through beautiful Three Bridges Park crossing the Menomonee River, through restored prairie and provides a dramatic view of Miller Park in the home stretch. This route is steeped in history and located along Milwaukee's former rail and industrial corridor. The transformation of this area over the past 20 years is worth visiting over and over again. Come out to support the Hank Aaron State Trail and enjoy the beautiful route. Stick around to enjoy the live band, food, silent auction, and prizes galore! Arguably, one of Milwaukee's best events all summer long!
YOUR RACE PROCEEDS SUPPORT MAJOR trail INITIATIVES, INCLUDING:
Sending 80 kids to Bike Adventure Camp this summer!
Organizing Stew Crews that keep the trails clean from Spring through Fall!
The restoration of the trail and adjacent areas has provided greenspace for recreation, wildlife habitat, and improved ecology; All together, the Hank Aaron State Trail is a unique destination and undeniable community asset for all to enjoy.
Supporting a great cause is more fun with friends! Pull together a group of 8+ from work, high school, bike club, church, neighborhood, etc and register your team today!
Teams of 8 or more $20/team member with code.
Get your team logo on your shirts.
Additional recognition - prizes for teams including a prestigious annual travelling award!
Great opportunity for team-building and preparation for upcoming scholastic seasons!
Email firstname.lastname@example.org for information on forming and registering your team today!
Must register by July 23 to receive team logo and to guarantee shirt sizes!
Check out these home run teams of 2018!
It takes a village to make this event so awesome! Volunteers' smiling faces are such a big part of what our participants come back for year after year. Volunteer duties start as early as 6:30 am and wrap up by about 10:30 am. There are volunteer posts appropriate for those who are participating in the event. Volunteer posts include:
Finish line cheer squad --- new this year!
Coffee and bakery station
If you are interested in joining the Run/Walk Committee, contact Jill at 414.563.7051 or email@example.com.
Day of Event
Saturday, August 10, 2019
Registration: 7:00 - 8:15 am
Registration closes promptly at 8:15 am, race day shirt/size not guaranteed.
Race Start: 8:30 am
Race Packet Pick-up:
This eco-friendly event has economized packet pick-up to be a same day activity, so there are no race packets to pick up pre-event. Upon check-in, you will receive your event t-shirt. In lieu of a race packet, we have a "Green Goodies Table" with bags and items available for you to take. Be green: take what you are interested in and leave the rest behind!
5k / 3.1 miles (USATF Certified)
Professionally Chip Timed
Start and finish near Tailgate Haus (In Miller Lot on the east end of Miller Park Stadium)
Note: Due to course conditions, rollerblades and roller skates are not allowed. Due to insurance regulations, headphones and dogs are not allowed.
2019 Run T-Shirts
Each registered participant will receive a complimentary short-sleeved commemorative t-shirt. Registration MUST be received by July 27 to be guaranteed a t-shirt.
Largest Team, Fastest Team, Team Spirit trophies
To enter a team or for additional information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org. (Min. of 8/team)
Top three male and female runners in each age division win a prize: 13 and under, 14-17, 18-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80+
Every 44th finisher wins a prize in honor of Hank Aaron's retired jersey number 44!
Overall top male and female finishers win a prize
Plus every participant is entered into a drawing with more great prizes for the whole family!
There will be something for everyone at the silent auction this year! Previous years have included:
Signed Hank Aaron Item donated by the Brewers Community Foundation
Trek FX1 bike donated by Wheel & Sprocket
Room night at the Iron Horse Hotel
2017 Collector's Series Green Bay Packer Football with signatures
ENO hammock and straps donated by Yellow Wood
Rockin' Jump package - more family fun!
Tickets to The Shedd Aquarium andThe Field Museum
All are welcome to participate in the silent auction with unique items and great gifts!
Parking & Directions
Please arrive early!
Free parking available in Miller Lot on East side of Miller Park next to Tailgate Haus.
From I-94, take Hwy 41 south (Miller Park Way exit 308 B). Follow signs to General Parking for East lot. Take next exit right; At first set of lights turn right. At second set of lights turn left.
From Downtown Milwaukee, take Canal Street westbound to Miller Park East Lots. Canal Street closes at 7:45 AM.
From Bluemound Ave., take Mitchell Blvd. to Miller Park East Lots
thank you to our 2018 sponsors!
Please Contact Us for More Information or to Volunteer for the Hank Aaron State Trail 5k Run / Walk:
Jill Maertz, FOHAST Events/Outreach Coordinator