Fond du Lac, Wisconsin - The 8th Annual Fondy Fair 5K Run/Walk & Youth Run has been added to the Fond du Lac County Fair entertainment lineup for 2017.
The 2017 Fondy Fair 5K Run/Walk & Youth Run will take place at 8:00am on Saturday, July 22, 2017. This family event will start and end on the Fond du Lac County Fairgrounds. Runners and walkers of all skill levels are welcome to participate. The Fondy Fair 5K Run/Walk is also an opportunity to promote and educate event participants about the importance of agriculture in Fond du Lac County. Runners and walkers in this race take off at 8:00am from the fairgrounds and will follow the 3.1 mile course that will eventually loop back to the fairgrounds. The 1/4 mile and 1/2 mile youth runs will start at 9:15/following the 5K, with awards ceremony to follow. A registration fee is required to participate on the day of the race. The registration fee covers single, all day admission to the fair on Saturday, July 22rd, a race t-shirt (only guaranteed to those registered by July 15, 2017) and post-race refreshments. Prizes will be awarded to the top 3 winners in each age category. There will be a special division for 4-H and FFA members. Generous sponsors for this year's event include Agnesian HealthCare, Fond du Lac County Ag Society and RoadID.
SATURDAY, JULY 22, 2017 - ARRIVE EARLY! Race check-in and late registration will be set up near the fair office on the Fond du Lac County Fairgrounds between 7:00am-7:45am on race day. PLEASE ENTER THE GROUNDS ON FOOT THROUGH THE 17TH STREET GATE. Advanced registration is strongly recommended.
Runners registering after July 15, 2017 WILL NOT be guaranteed a run tshirt. YOU MUST register on or prior to July 15, 2017 to be guaranteed a run shirt. We do this to ensure screen printing deadlines are met and a proper number of shirts are ordered.
All adults accompanying children involved in the youth run must be a registered participant of the 5K Run/Walk or purchase a Saturday daily admission ticket to gain admittance to the fairgrounds. (Season passes also accepted).