The Freaky 5K is a great family event for all ages and abilities. The 5K route winds through 3 of Appleton's most scenic parks. Enjoy the autumn colors and remarkable scenary along the shores of the Fox River. All participants will receive a Freaky 5K shirt, goodie bag and refreshments. Come join us for a day of fun with a costume contest, music, kids games and refreshments, including hot Apple Cider, Fresh popcorn and CHEESECURDS!
Mini Monster 1/2 mile Run - Kids Fun Run- Takes place on the Trail around Pierce Park. Kids receive Freaky 5K shirt, goodie bag, finishers medal.
The Freaky 5K is Dog Friendly!
Please bring your fur baby out for a HOWLING good time! We will have a dog costume contest, fun dog activities and a special giveaway to all 5K participants that indicate they will be participating with their dog.
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
8:00 AM - Mini Monster 1/2 Mile Run Start
8:30 AM - 5K Run / Walk Start
ALL PARTICIPANTS RECEIVE:
- FREAKY 5K Swag item (If registered before 10/14/22)
- CUSTOM FINISHERS MEDAL!!!
- Chip Timing
- Post Race Buffet
- A Spooktacular Running Experience!
Awards to the top 3 overall male and female participants in the 5K.
Event details and schedule
Limited Parking is available within Pierce Park. Additional Parking is available at Jefferson Elementary or on city streets across from the Park.
Friday, October 28th, 3 - 5 pm @ Appleton YMCA, 218 E. Lawrence St., Appleton
Saturday, October 29th 6:30 - 8:15 am @ Pierce Park, 1000 W. Prospect Ave., Appleton
HOW DO I VOLUNTEER
Volunteers truly make a difference! If you would like to volunteer for this year's event, volunteers are needed in the following areas:
-Intersection Marshal's, water station, finish line, refreshments, registration and packet pickup.
To Volunteer: Please contact Loel Kreger 920.954.7658 or firstname.lastname@example.org