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Arthritis Foundation's
Run/Walk to Milwaukee Irish Fest

Saturday, August 17, 2013


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Registration is still available at the event.

Participants at the Arthritis Foundation’s Run/Walk to Milwaukee Irish Fest® will enjoy a 5K route along the lakefront, an event t-shirt, FREE Sprecher beer after the race (available to participants over the age of 21), and FREE same-day entry into the Milwaukee Irish Festival before 3:00 PM!


North gate of Milwaukee Irish Fest grounds
200 North Harbor Drive
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202

Milwaukee Irish Festival Wristbands

Every participant and volunteer will need to visit the Wristband table BEFORE the race starts on Saturday. Volunteers must check your bib number and put the wristband on each person. Wristbands will not be available after the race.


Participants over the age of 21 may visit the Beer Garden and have their bib number checked off to receive a complimentary post-race beer.

* Adult Registration
- $30
$5 late fee applies August 8 to August 15
Registration closes at 1 p.m. Aug. 15. Please register at the event.

* Youth Registration (12 & under)
- $15
$5 late fee applies August 8 to August 15
Registration closes at 1 p.m. Aug. 15. Please register at the event.

* Day-of Registration
- Adult $40, Youth $25

If you have any issues registering online, please email Elizabeth at with the following information: name, address, phone number, email, team name (if applicable), t-shirt size, birthdate and if you plan to run or walk.

Event Schedule
* 8:00 a.m. Registration & KidZone Open
* 9:30 a.m.Pre-race Warm Up & Stretching
* 10:00 a.m.Run Begins
* 10:05 a.m.Walk Begins
* 10:45 a.m.Post-event Celebration & Award Ceremony

Costumes won’t slow you down!
Wear an Irish themed costume. Bring your lucky charms. Run or walk with a pot-o-gold. Dance across the finish line like a leprechaun. Does anyone have more Irish spirit than you do? We want to see it! The Best Costume and Most Spirited contest winners will be announced and awarded prizes at the post-event celebration ceremony.

At the Event...
* 5k run or walk along Milwaukee’s beautiful lakefront
* Musical entertainment courtesy of The Pubby’s!
* Warm-up and stretch session before the race
* NEW this year! Prize for Best Costume
* Post-race celebration with beer, prizes and awards
* Overall Top 3 male & Top 3 female awards
* Awards for Top 3 males & Top 3 females by age category
* FREE post-race Sprecher beer for participants over 21
* FREE admission into Milwaukee Irish Festival only valid Saturday, Aug. 17 for entrance before 3:00 PM.

Packet Pick-up
Beat the crowd and avoid long lines on the day of the event. Pick up your 2013 Run/Walk to Milwaukee Irish Fest t-shirt & race packet at one of the times and locations listed below. Team captains and family members are allowed to pick up packets for their whole team.

Monday, August 12
Arthritis Foundation office
2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Thursday, August 15
Arthritis Foundation Office
7:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

New Location:
The Arthritis Foundation is now in the Layton State Bank building on Lincoln Avenue, east of Hwy 100.

10427 West Lincoln Avenue, Ste 1300
West Allis, Wisconsin 53227

Parking & Directions

There is no parking along Harbor Drive. The road will be blocked off for the race. City of Milwaukee parking is available along the lakefront. Parking is not guaranteed and we do not have special event permits for participants or volunteers.


Contact Elizabeth Morrison Scoles at or
(414) 239-6181 for more information.

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Special Thanks to:
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