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Milwaukee Recreation invites the community to celebrate the start of the 2022-2023 school year at the 15th annual Run Back to School. Participants can register for the 5K fun run or 1.5-mile walk through Washington Park, followed by family-friendly activities. Proceeds from the event will support youth recreation programs.
The in-person event will take place on Saturday, August 27 starting at 9:00am. The run/walk starts and ends at Wick Playfield (4929 W. Vliet St) and costs $5 for youth and $15 for adults (or $20 for adults after August 11). Event parking is available at MPS Central Services (5225 W. Vilet St). The race fee includes an event t-shirt, race bag, and snacks after the run/walk. First, second, and third place awards will be given to the top male/female adult and youth finisher for the 5K run. Every child will receive a participation medal. Walk-up registration will be offered the morning of August 27 from 7:30am – 8:30am. Additionally, the event will feature a school mascot race, entertainment and refreshments, exhibit booths, activities for children, and much more.
Registration for the event is open. Participants can register online by visiting mkerec.net/rbts, over the phone by calling (414) 475-8410, or by sending a registration form to: Run Back to School, c/o Youth Sports, 5225 W Vliet St., Room 163, Milwaukee, WI 53208 (registration form can be found on mkerec.net/rbts).
Please note: Dates and times are subject to change, and occasionally events may be cancelled. Please check the event website to confirm the latest details: (Run Back to School)
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