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Easter weekend brings basketful of running events

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The Easter Bunny isn’t the only one hopping around Wisconsin for the holiday weekend. Several running races lead the calendar as well.

Check out this lineup of area running events, all scheduled from Thursday, April 17, through Saturday, April 19.

These Wisconsin running events are listed alphabetically by date for easy reference. Use the zoom feature on your browser (or your mouse) to make the images larger and more readable, if needed.

As a matter of course, race dates and venues may be subject to last-minute changes. Race-day registrations are offered at some locations, while others have closed in advance. Participants and spectators are advised to double-check before going to races and runs.

Are you hosting another running event in the region on this date? Feel free to add details in a comment on this running roundup article.

April 17-19 Running Event Details
April 17-19 Running Event Details Image created by this user, adapting public domain artwork.

April 17-19 Running Event Details

Check out this lineup of area running events, all scheduled from Thursday, April 17, through Saturday, April 19. These Wisconsin running events are listed alphabetically by date for easy reference.

Poker Run 5K
Poker Run 5K UW Kinesiology Club

Poker Run 5K

On Thursday, April 17, the University of Wisconsin - Madison Kinesiology Club presents a Poker Run, including a 5K Run and Walk, in Madison, Wisconsin.

Bunny Hop 5K
Bunny Hop 5K Solutions Center

Bunny Hop 5K

A Bunny Hop 5K Run / Walk / Kids Run is set for Saturday, April 19, in Fond du Lac, Wisconsin. This event is offered by Solutions Center Shelter and Support Services, Inc.

Decide. Commit, Succeed. Springtime Sprint
Decide. Commit, Succeed. Springtime Sprint Decide. Commit, Succeed

Decide. Commit, Succeed. Springtime Sprint

The Decide. Commit, Succeed. 5K Racing Series runs  its  Springtime Sprint 5K Run / Walk in New Richmond, Wisconsin, on Saturday, April 19.

 

Marshfield 5K for Breastfeeding
Marshfield 5K for Breastfeeding Wood County Breastfeeding Coalition

Marshfield 5K for Breastfeeding

In Marshfield, Wisconsin, the Wood County Breastfeeding Coalition has WCBC Milky Miles, the Marshfield 5K for Breastfeeding, on Saturday, April 19.

Parkinson’s Half Marathon / 5K
Parkinson’s Half Marathon / 5K EverStrong LLC

Parkinson’s Half Marathon / 5K

EverStrong LLC runs the Parkingson's Half Marathon and 5K on Saturday, April 19, on the Glacial Drumlin Trail in Cottage Grove, Wisconsin.

Pike Lake Powder Hill Trail Run
Pike Lake Powder Hill Trail Run Pike Lake Powder Hill Trail

Pike Lake Powder Hill Trail Run

On Saturday, April 19, the Pike Lake Powder Hill Trail Run races through the Kettle Moraine State Forest in Hartford, Wisconsin. This event benefits the Pike Lake State Park and the Hartford Food Pantry.

Race Against Extinction Earth Day 5K Run /Walk
Race Against Extinction Earth Day 5K Run /Walk Race Against Extinction / Vilas Park

Race Against Extinction Earth Day 5K Run /Walk

The Race Against Extinction Earth Day 5K Run / Walk raises funds for the World Wildlife Fund. This event takes place Saturday, April 19, at Vilas Park, in Madison, Wisconsin.

Spring Sprint for the Arb
Spring Sprint for the Arb UW Arboretum / Friends of the Arboretum

Spring Sprint for the Arb

Also in Madison, Wisconsin, the chip-timed Spring Sprint for the Arb 10K Run / 5K Run/Walk is set for Saturday, April 19, in Madison, Wisconsin.

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