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Only Fools Run at Midnight

Fools from near and far will romp through the streets and trails of Minocqua starting at 11pm for the Annual Only Fools Run at Midnight 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. 

2017 Photos

 

Results

 

Schedule

NEW: the RACE starts at 11 pm!  You may bring flashlights, headlights, glow sticks, etc.; we'll be giving out green glow necklaces. You may pick up your bib and t-shirt starting at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 1. Day-of registration will start at 7:00 p.m. as well.  

Here's the complete schedule:
7:00 p.m. On-site Registration and T-shirt/Bib Pick-up Begins (The first 700 registered participants will receive long-sleeve shirt. Get there early!)
8:00 - 10:15 p.m. Fools Fair (Sponsor Booths and Activities)
9:30 - 10:15 p.m. Fool's Fashion Show (Costume Contest)
10:00 p.m. Fools Flex (Group Warm-Up and Stretching in the Field House)
10:30 p.m. Pre-race Meeting
11:00 p.m.  The Fools Run 5K Run/Walk Start
The early-early hours of Sunday, April 2nd at 12:15 a.m. The Fools Feast (post-race refreshments in the High School Commons)
12:15/12:30 a.m. Fool's Gold Award Ceremony (trophies, medals and acknowledgments)  

Race Route

Volunteer

Volunteer groups and individuals make the Northwoods a great place to live and to visit. If you are interested in Volunteering for the Only Fools Run at Midnight, email the Minocqua Area Chamber of Commerce at macc@minocqua.org.

Examples of Fools Crew Duties are:

Poster Distribution (Early March)
Course Set-Up (Saturday Evening outside)
High School Set-Up (Starting at 6:00 p.m.)
Registration (7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m)
Greeters (7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m)Fools Run 2016
Food Service (10:30 p.m. - 1:00 a.m.)
Start Line/Finish Line (10:30 p.m. - 1:30 a.m. out-side)
Course Safety (10:30 p.m.. - 1:30 a.m. outside)
Water Stop (10:30 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. outside)
Course Clean-Up (11:30 - 2:00 a.m. outside)
High School Clean-Up (11:30 - 2:30 a.m.)
Farwellers - to say goodbye & thanks at exit (11:30 - 2:30 a.m.)
Leftover Food Delivery to Frederick Place (2:00 a.m.) 

Spaghetti Dinner & Sundae Bar

hosted by Hazelhurst Lions Club

spaghetti

 

 

 

 

 

Saturday April 1, 2017 
4 to 7 pm
at the
American Legion Hall
121 Front Street, Minocqua

Adult $8        
Children 5-10 $4       
4 and under Free

The public and all "fools" participating in the 11th annual Fools Run are Welcome

Proceeds Benefit 
Dr. Kate Hospice and 
Hazelhurst Fire Department