Event Info

Date & Location

Date: Saturday, May 4
Location: Winnequah Park, 1041 Nichols Rd., Monona, WI 53716 – Map & Directions
Time: 9am

Packet Pick-Up

Date: Thursday, May 2
Location: Fleet Feet Sports MADISON, 8440 Old Sauk Rd, Middleton, WI 53562Map & Directions
Fleet Feet Sports SUN PRAIRIE, 2828 Prairie Lakes Dr #106, Sun Prairie, WI 53590 – Map & Directions
Time: 3pm – 7pm

Date: Friday, May 3
Location: ONLY Fleet Feet Sports MADISON, 8440 Old Sauk Rd, Middleton, WI 53562Map & Directions
Time: 11am – 7pm

What You Get

• Gender Specific Event T-Shirt
• 2 Free Beverage Coupons
• Finisher Food
• Finisher Medal
Free Digital Race Photos
• Free Live Music at the Post-Race Party
• Professional Race Timing With Fast, Accurate Results
• Free Race Tracking With the Race Day Events App
• An Unforgettable Experience

Runner Tracking
The EventApp will be updated approximately 1 week prior to Race Day.

Let your friends and family know where you are! Download the Race Day Events App for real-time tracking and results on an interactive map! You’ll also find event information, event photo frames to share and more!

  • To Track A Participant:
    • Select “Lake Monona 20K presented by SSM Health” and press the “Live Tracking” icon to add your favorite participants.
      • You’ll need to log-in with Facebook or create an account.
      • Participants must be added by name as bibs are not assigned until packet pick-up.
    • Choose “Notify Me” to receive push notifications for that participant.
    • Be sure to allow the app to provide you with notifications.
  • EventApp FAQs:  Click here

Post Race-Party

  • Live music by Wheelhouse will be playing from until 1:00 p.m. Come for the run and stay for the fun!
  • For those 21+, Wisconsin Brewing Company Beer (2 complimentary for runners and available for purchase)


  • 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.


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

Hotel Accommodations

Looking to stay in the Monona area? The Country Inn & Suites by Radisson is offering hotel rooms for participants. Please call 608-221-0055 and ask for the Lake Monona 5k/20k group rate to make a reservation! Group rate is $129/night.

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.