Orthopedic & Sports Institute of the Fox Valley (OSI) and Miron Construction Co., Inc. will host the eighth annual April Fools’ 5K Run/Walk on Friday, March 23, 2018. The event begins at OSI, 2105 E. Enterprise Ave., in Appleton, at 6 p.m. and finishes at Appleton North High School, 5000 N. Ballard Road.
Since its beginning in 2011, the April Fools’ 5K has raised more than $105,000 and all profits from the race have gone to the Appleton Area School District’s athletic programs.
This year, post-race events will include a buffet, a sampling of chicken wings from Buffalo Wild Wings, music, strength competitions and family-friendly activities sponsored by the YMCA of the Fox Cities. Participants 21 and older can also attend the post-race party at 8 p.m. at The StoneYard, W3010 Edgewood Trail in Appleton, featuring local band RPM and more chances to win prizes.
Pre-registration is encouraged at itsracetime.com, however participants can also register the day of the event. Pricing is as follows:
- Participants over 18, includes long sleeve technical shirt: $35
- Participants 18 & younger, includes long sleeve technical shirt & finisher medal: $23
- Participants 18 & younger, finisher medal only: $10.00