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The 5th Annual Drumstick Dash 5K presented by Sendik's Food Market returns to Miller Park on Thanksgiving morning at 8:30 AM. The Drumstick Dash 5K is a 3.1 mile run/walk benefitting Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin, where each $1 donated provides 3 meals to a person in need in Eastern Wisconsin. Be a part of this unique food drive!


2016 Event Highlights

  • Food Drive and Donations Benefitting Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin
  • Every $1 donated provides 3 meals to a person in need
  • Every pound of food provides 1 meal to a person in need
  • Raffle including pies, turkeys and gift certificates
  • 4 Race Divisions for a great start line experience

Registration fees

5K Adult Closed

    1. $30.00
      May 13 - Nov 3
    2. $35.00
      Nov 4 - Nov 22

5K Kids Closed

Ages 5-12

Kids 4 & Under Closed

Free but need to register.

Food Drive

Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin recommends the following items, but will take any nonperishable donations. Monetary donations will also be collected race day at Packet Pick-Up. $1 = 3 Meals for someone in need! Volunteers will be on hand collecting food and issuing raffle tickets just outside Miller Park at the Clock Tower entrance.

        - Peanut Butter

        - Cereal & Snack Bars

        - Tuna

        - Canned Vegetables

        - Juice & Canned Fruit

        - Pasta & Rice

        - Soup

58% of Wisconsinites ate less than they should during the past year because they didn’t have enough money to buy food.

Everyone is welcome to make a donation! Please visit Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin’s website to make a donation.


At the start line there will be 4 divisions. Look for the division signs and line up accordingly!

        - Runners

        - Runners w/ Strollers

        - Walkers

        - Walkers w/ Strollers

**Kids will be allowed to line up in any division so they can run with their parents. Please be concious with children and line up towards the back.**

Outta Town Dash Around

Won't be in Milwaukee for Thanksgiving?

Do the "Outta Town Dash Around"! Your registration will include a race shirt! The shirt will be mailed to you before Thanksgiving at the address you provide on the registration form. Take your shirt with you and run where you are while feeding the hungry and homeless in Milwaukee..

What? Outta Town Dash Around

Where? Wherever you are!

When? Thanksgiving morning

Why? You'll be feeding the hungry and homeless in Milwaukee (and get a great race shirt, too!)

Cost? $20*

BONUS! Dash to our Facebook page to view pictures from this year's Outta Town Dash Around participants!

*Outta Town Dash Around registration does not include entry to the race. Limited to the first 500 registrants. Please note any registrations for the Outta Town Dash Around after 11/13/16 are not guaranteed to receive their t-shirts before 11/24/16. 

Packet Pick-Up

When: Wednesday, November 23 & Thursday, November 24

Time: Wednesday - 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM

          Thursday - 7:00 AM- 8:15 AM 

Where: Miller Park
1 Brewers Way
Milwaukee, WI 53214

**IDs are not needed for Packet Pick Up**


Parking is FREE!

Wednesday- Access via TGI Friday's Entrance, you will not be able to enter the clock tower entrance.

Thursday- Access via TGI Friday's Entrance: downstairs 

Event Schedule

  • November 23 11:00 AM CST - Packet Pick-Up

  • November 24 7:00 AM CST - Race Day Packet Pick-Up

  • November 24 8:30 AM CST - Race Start

Contact Information

Event Location

Miller Park, Brewers Way, Milwaukee, WI, United States

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