Twas The 5K After Christmas...

  • Running : 5K Run :

Race Date: Saturday, January 7, 2017

Start Time: 06:00


Location: Swan Park Of Waupaca

Address: 909 Brainards Drive

City: Waupaca

State/Terr: Wisconsin

Zip: 54981

Country: USA

Race Website:


Join us for a fun opportunity to burn off a few Christmas calories with this 5K trail run or snowshoe race on the beautiful River Ridge Trail in Waupaca. Pick your preference...trail run or snowshoes! 

All participants will receive an embroidered stocking cap.

Proceeds for this event go to the Waupaca Learning Center's snowshoe purchase fund.

Event details and schedule

Our course will take you on the beautiful River Ridge Trail in Waupaca.  You will run or snowshoe through rolling hills, mature forest, across a boardwalk, and along side the Waupaca River. 

We suggest you register prior to the event, however, if you need to register on the day of the event, that will begin at 7:30am at Swan Park.  If you are already registered, please arrive between 8-8:30am. 

The trail run begins at 9am and the snowshoe race begins at 9:15am.  Awards will follow immediately after the race. The kids race is ~2 miles and the teens/adults is a 5K. 

Awards will be given in four categories: Kids (12 and under) 1st-3rd place medals boy and girl; Teens (13-19 yr olds) 1st - 2nd place medals boy and girl; Adults (20-50) 1st-2nd place medals male and female; Adults (51+) 1st - 2nd place medals male and female, for both the trail run and snowshoe race.   The overall winners male and female of the snowshoe race will each win a triple rental certificate of Fat Tire Bikes, Snowshoes and Cross Country Skis ($100+ value) 

Plenty of parking is available on the back side of the baseball diamonds near the sledding hill. 

Snowshoes will be available for rent (while supplies last) for $10 by calling Adventure Outfitters at 715-258-0775 prior to the event. 

Other Info:

• 2017 race registration is open.

Registration Information.

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