Best Fest 5K & 1 Mile Run/Walk

Saturday, May 19, 2018
St. Mary's of the Immaculate Conception 307 W Cook St PortageWI  53901
Saturday, May 19, 2018
St. Mary's of the Immaculate Conception 307 W Cook St PortageWI  53901

About This Activity

Come join us for the Best Fest annual 5k run/walk and 1 mile run/walk. This event will once again feature an amazing swag bag and high quality tech shirt (available in men's/women's/youth sizes). This race is for competitive and noncompetitive participants. Seasoned runners and short distance walkers are all welcome to participate and enjoy the Portage area in a unique way. The race course highlights our beautiful city for the flat 5k run/walk.

All race proceeds go to benefit St. Mary's Immaculate Conception parish. 

Event details and schedule



EVENTS: 1 MILE RUN/WALK: 9:30 AM. 5K RUN/WALK Start: 10:00 AM.  

AGE DIVISIONS: MALE/FEMALE (5K RUN): 7 & under, 8-10, 11-13, 14-16, 17-20, 21-25, 26-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-59, 60 & over   

RESULTS AND AWARDS: Awards and gift certificates to the top three overall male and female finishers of the 5K run. 1st place awards will be presented in each age group listed above, male and female, for the 5K Run. Top three in the one mile run will receive an award. 

PACKET PICKUP: Day before registration and packet pickup: Friday May 18th from 5PM - 8PM at the Best Fest tent, 315 W Cook St, Portage, WI 53901. Race day registration and packet pickup: 7:00 AM until time of each race at the Best Fest Tent, 315 W Cook St, Portage, WI 53901. 

FEES & RACE INFORMATION: Register before April 1st and May 1st for best prices. New in 2018 - using the link below, you can fill out the registration form and bring to the parish center. https://tinyurl.com/PortageBestFestRegistration

All pre-registered participants receive high quality tech t-shirt and runner swag bag. Day before and race day registration cannot guarantee tech shirt. (There will be no re-order of shirts).

Day of race there will be fruit, bagels, water and pre/post race music. For information email kari.krakow@gmail.com.  

Awards Ceremony will happen approximately at 11:00 AM in Best Fest Tent. 

Organizer Info

  • St. Mary's of the Immaculate Conception

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