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.
The RACE starts at 11 pm! Only the fools still run at midnight.
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 7. 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!)
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 8th 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)
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 firstname.lastname@example.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)
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.)
Saturday April 7, 2018
4 to 7 pm
American Legion Hall
121 Front Street, Minocqua
Children 5-10 $4
4 and under Free
The public and all "fools" participating in the 12th annual Fools Run are Welcome
Dr. Kate Hospice and
Hazelhurst Fire Department