Fond du Lac, Wisconsin - The 12th Annual Fondy Fair 5K Run/Walk & Youth Run has been added to the Fond du Lac County Fair entertainment lineup for 2023.
The Fondy Fair 5K Run/Walk & Youth Run will take place at 8:00am on Saturday, July 22, 2023. 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 22nd, a race t-shirt (only guaranteed to those registered by July 14, 2023) and post-race refreshments. Thank you to the event's generous sponsor, BCI Burke and Champions of Fond du Lac! Fond du Lac County Fair is proud to partner with Real Sportscards and Champions of Fond du Lac. All profits from the 5K run/walk will be donated to Champions, along with $1000 from Real Sportscards, to assist in raising funds for a handicap-accessible van.
* Additional donations are also accepted.
SATURDAY, JULY 22, 2023 - 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 14, 2023 WILL NOT be guaranteed a run t-shirt. YOU MUST register on or prior to July 14, 2023 to be guaranteed a run shirt. We do this to ensure screen printing deadlines are met and a proper number of shirts are ordered.