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8th Annual

Drumstick Dash 5K RUN/WALK 

& Half a Drumstick 2.5K RUN/WALK

A Milwaukee Family Thanksgiving Tradition

8:30 AM Thanksgiving morning


FREE Ultra Soft, Blue, Pocketed Hoodie for ALL Drumstick Dash 5K Run/Walk and Half A Drumstick Run/Walk adult participants!

Event Highlights

  • Don't have the appetite for an entire 5K?  Run or Walk the Half a Drumstick 2.5K!
  • FREE Ultra Soft, blue, pocketed hoodie for all Drumstick Dash 5K Run/Walk and Half A Drumstick Run/Walk adult participants! (Kids 5 - 12 receive a FREE t-shirt!)
  • Food drive, donations, and a portion of registration fee benefit Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin!
  • Not in town on Thanksgiving?  Run Virtually!
  • Run or walk at Miller Park on Thanksgiving Day! Bragging rights!
  • Free Parking!
  • Photos with Bernie Brewer and Dash the Turkey!
  • Win great prizes by wearing fun, festive, costumes!
  • Create or join a team for even more fun!

Countdown to event

Registration fees

Full Drumstick 5K (Adult)

Price changes in 3 months 4 days
    1. $30.00
      Jun 19 – Jun 27
    2. $35.00
      Now registering Jun 28 – Oct 24
      Register
    3. $40.00
      Oct 25 – Nov 27

Half a Drumstick 2.5K (Adult)

Price changes in 3 months 4 days
    1. $30.00
      Jun 19 – Jun 27
    2. $35.00
      Now registering Jun 28 – Oct 24
      Register
    3. $40.00
      Oct 25 – Nov 27

Full Drumstick 5K Kids

Price changes in 3 months 4 days
  • Ages 5-12

    1. $20.00
      Jun 19 – Jun 27
    2. $20.00
      Now registering Jun 28 – Oct 24
      Register
    3. $25.00
      Oct 25 – Nov 27

Half a Drumstick 2.5K Kids

Price changes in 3 months 4 days
  • Age 5-12

    1. $20.00
      Jun 19 – Jun 27
    2. $20.00
      Now registering Jun 28 – Oct 24
      Register
    3. $25.00
      Oct 25 – Nov 27

Virtual Drumstick Dash

Price changes in 3 months 4 days
  • Not able to make it to Miller Park, but still want to log the miles with family and friends while helping out Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin? Run the Drumstick Dash Virtually! Registration closes one week before the event to insure timely delivery of your race packet.

    1. $30.00
      Jun 19 – Jun 27
    2. $35.00
      Now registering Jun 28 – Oct 24
      Register
    3. $40.00
      Oct 25 – Nov 27

Kids 4 & Under

Free but need to register.

  1. Free
    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 just outside Miller Park at the Clock Tower entrance.

        - Peanut Butter

        - Cereal & Snack Bars

        - Tuna

        - Canned Vegetables

        - Juice & Canned Fruit

        - Pasta & Rice

        - Soup

In eastern Wisconsin, 1 in 7 people are facing hunger!

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

Divisions

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 conscious with children and line up towards the back.**

Half a Drumstick

Don't have the appetite for an entire 5K course?  

Run or walk the Half A Drumstick!  (2.5K / 1.55 miles)

Run Virtual

Won't be in Milwaukee for Thanksgiving?

Do the "Virtual Drumstick Dash"! Your registration will include an ultra soft blue race hoodie! The hoodie will be mailed to you at the address you provide on the registration form. 

*Please note that we cannot guarantee that your race hoodie will be delivered by Thanksgiving.

What? Run Virtual

Where? Wherever you are!

When? Thanksgiving morning

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

Cost? June 23-27: $30.00 | June 28 – October 24: $35.00 | October 25 – November 21: $40.00

BONUS! Dash to our Facebook page to view pictures from this year's Virtual Drumstick Dash participants!

*Virtual Drumstick Dash is limited to the first 500 registrants. Registration closes for Virtual Drumstick Dash on 11/21/19.

Packet Pick-Up

When: Wednesday, November 27 & Thursday, November 28

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 The Clock Tower Entrance

Thursday - Access via The Clock Tower Entrance

Top Donors

# Name Amount
1 Robyn Kelley $54.96
2 Anonymous $54.96
3 Ruthann Driscoll $54.10

Top Teams

1

The Greatest Hits

Raised: $81.58

Top Fundraisers

1

Julius Ryan

Raised: $27.48

2

Nicki Schneck

Raised: $27.48

3

Jenni Knutson

Raised: $11.50

Event Schedule

  • November 27 11:00 AM CST - Packet Pick-Up

  • November 28 7:00 AM CST - Race Day Packet Pick-Up

  • November 28 8:30 AM CST - Race Start

Contact Information

Event Location

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

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