Milwaukee Recreation Run Back To School

August 26, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm$5 – $20


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Event Information

  • Date: Saturday, Aug. 26
  • Start Time: 9 am (Registration will close at 8:50 am / No participants will be allowed to start the course after 9:10 am)
  • Start & Finish Line: Wick Playfield (park in the lot next door, behind the MPS Central Services building: 5225 W Vliet St)
  • Cost: $5 for youth/$15 for adults ($20 for adults after July 31).
  • Fee includes an event t-shirt and race bag.
  • Registration is currently open.
  • Phone/Mail-In registrations accepted until Aug. 18 at 4:30 pm
  • Online Registration Closes: Aug. 18, 2023 at 11:59 pm
  • Walk-up registration will be available on day of event from 7:30-8:30 am

Event Highlights

  • All participants receive a commemorative t-shirt.
  • Family-friendly, community event! Strollers welcome, please no animals. However, service animals are welcomed.
  • All youth participants receive medals.
  • Prizes for top-three male and female runners in two age categories.
  • Live DJ for entertainment before and after the event.
  • Replenish after the 5K race/1.5-mile walk with a nutritious snack bag.
  • All proceeds benefit youth recreation programs.

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 MKE!)



Wick Playfield
4929 W Vliet St
Milwaukee, WI 53208 United States
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