2018 Musky Fest “Throwback to Fun” 5K Run/Walk & 10K Run


June 24, 2018
8:30am - 12:00pm


Downtown Hayward
Main Street & 3rd
Hayward, Wisconsin 54843

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Event Description

The Hayward Area Chamber of Commerce is happy to invite you to join them for another Musky Fest “Throwback to Fun” 5K Run/Walk & 10K Run! This is a locally sponsored event starting at 8:30am. Also don’t miss out on the FREE Minnow Run on Main Street & 3rd for all kids 12 years and under starting at 10:00am!

The 69th annual Musky Festival is Hayward’s largest community festival celebrating Wisconsin’s Northwoods and our great fishing tradition. The weekend includes the crowning of our Musky Festival Queen, sidewalk sales, large handmade art & craft show, live music, children’s games, a car show, mouth-watering food booths, 5K Run/Walk and 10K Run as well as a Minnow Run for those 12 and younger, catch & release fishing contest, fishing photo contest, a carnival and large street dances featuring Midwest known music groups on Friday and Saturday nights, and so much more! The whole weekend concludes with the Grand Parade on Sunday down Main Street which is can’t miss event.

Race Times

5K and 10K Races both start at 8:30am sharp!

Registration and Packet Pick-up

All registrations on or before Monday June 11th, 2018 will be guaranteed a T-shirt ($30.00)

Registrations post-marked June 12th, 2018 thru Race Day ($35.00)

*Packet pick-up (including race bibs) will be on Main Street Saturday June 23rd, 2018 from 10:00am to 3:00pm

Race Day registration on the morning of Sunday June 24th, 2018 ($35.00) will be closed at 8:00am as the race starts at 8:30am sharp.

**All registrations are non-refundable and non-transferable**


*Award ceremony will be immediately following the the race, about 10:15am

Prizes will be awarded to the Top Male and Top Female finishers in each division.

Prizes will also be awarded for a variety of age group categories

Age groups will be; 17 and under, 18-30, 31-40, 41-50, 51-60, and 61+

More Information

Contact the Hayward Area Chamber of Commerce and ask for Cathy or Liz


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