Event Info

Check out this year’s shirt and medal!

Date & Location

Date: Saturday, May 5
Location: Winnequah Park, 1041 Nichols Rd., Monona, WI 53716 – Map & Directions
Time: 9am

Packet Pick-Up

Date: Thursday, May 3
Location: Fleet Feet Sports Madison – Map & Directions
Fleet Feet Sports Sun Prairie – Map & Directions
Time: 3pm-7pm

Date: Friday, May 4
Location: Fleet Feet Sports Madison ONLYMap & Directions
Time: 11am-7pm

Date: Saturday, May 5
Location: Winnequah Park, 1041 Nichols Rd., Monona, WI 53716 – Map & Directions
Time: 7am-8:45am

What You Get

• Gender Specific Event T-Shirt
• Free Beverage Coupon
• Finisher Medal
• Free FocalShare Photos
• Free Live Music at the Post-Race Party
• Professional Race Timing with Fast, Accurate Results
• An Unforgettable Experience

Spectator Viewing

5K Viewing Areas

  • Intersection of Schluter Rd. and Nichols Rd. for the 5K

20K Viewing Areas

  • Machinery Row Parking Lot
  • Olin Park
  • Law Park
  • Orton Park
  • Olbrich Park – Across from Olbrich Gardens

Post Race-Party

Live music by Wheelhouse will be playing from 10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Come for the run and stay for the fun!


  • Overall: Awards will be given for overall male and female.
  • Age Group: The top three finishers (male and female) in each age division for both the 5 KM and the 20 KM course will win awards. Age divisions are:
    • 5 KM Run/Walk: 10 and under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80+
    • 20 KM Run: 19 and under, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80+
  • Age Graded: This event is continuing the tradition of giving out age-graded awards to the top 15 finishers. Age grading is a way of putting all race participants on a level playing field, regardless of age or gender. Age-graded scores let you compare your race times to those of different runners, as well as to the standard for your age and gender.

Free Race Photos

The Lake Monona 20K/5K has event photography brought to you by Focal Flame Photography. Every participant will be able to download FREE Digital Race Photos. Share them with friends, family, on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest, or your blog using the hashtag #LakeMonona20K and #LakeMonona5K!


Please do NOT park in the library parking lot. Click here for a parking map with available options.

Weather / Refund Policy

This race will be held rain or shine. In the event of severe weather, the race may be delayed or canceled. If the race is canceled there will be NO REFUNDS. Race Day Events has a NO REFUND policy. There are no refunds for any reason.