Only Fools Run at Midnight 2018


April 7, 2018
11:00pm - 1:00am


Lakeland Union High School
9573 Hwy 70
Minocqua, Wisconsin 54548

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Event Description

Join us for the Only Fools Run at Midnight 2018 Run/Walk.  Fools from near and far will romp through the streets and trails of Minocqua starting at 11 p.m. for the Annual Only Fools Run at Midnight 2018 Run/Walk.  Don’t be a fool!!….be sure to finish before the clock strikes midnight!  This 5K run/walk offers a pre-race spaghetti feed, a costume contest, post-race refreshments and lots of family fun.  The cost per individual is $25 for pre-registration $35 for day-of-event registration.

Take advantage of the Family Rate!  A family is defined as 1 or 2 adults and up to 3 family members under the age of 18.  If you pre-register with you family the cost is $65 and day-of-event is $75. First 500 registered are guaranteed an event t-shirt! Race day registration begins at 7 pm on Saturday April 7 in the commons at Lakeland Union High School.  Prior to the race the Hazelhurst Lions Club will be hosting a Spaghetti Feed and Sundae Bar from 4 – 7 pm at the American Legion.  Starting at 7 pm at the high school, there will be activity booths along with a Foolish Fashion Show and a Fools Flex group warm up.  Be sure to wear your most foolish costumes for a chance to win prizes!

Race Times

All Fools participating in the 5K event start at 11:00 pm and finish around midnight

Registration and Packet Pick-up

The Lakeland High School Doors open at 8:00pm Saturday night.


Runners will receive a long sleeve t-shirt. Medals will be awarded the winners.

Special awards will be given for

   – OVERALL WINNERS 5K Run:  1st, 2nd, & 3rd Place Awards (Male & Female)


     10 & under (male and female)
     11-14 (male and female)
     15-19 (male and female)
     20-29 (male and female)
     30-39 (male and female)
     40-49 (male and female)
     50-59 (male and female)
     60-69 (male and female)
     70+ (male and female)

   – Best Dress Fool, 2nd and 3rd runners up.

   – Farthest fool, person who traveled the farthest to run.    

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