About the 5K Run/Walk
The Eau Claire 5K Run/Walk begins in beautiful Carson Park. It shares the same finish as the longer Races and will be chip timed for accurate results. There is no age minimum for this race.
An awards ceremony will be held in Carson Park following the race. View last year's results.
Registration and Fees
New this year: Races changes and transfers will be available until March 31st, 2018. Race changes (upgrades and downgrades) will be charged $10, plus the price difference for upgrades. Transfers will be charged $15 for same-distance transfers (marathon to marathon, half marathon to half marathon, or 5k to 5k.)
Rules of the Race
Strollers are allowed on the 5K Run/Walk. Runners of any age may participate the Eau Claire 5K Run and Walk.
Headphones are allowed during the race in accordance to rule changes by the USTAF. Participants who choose to wear headphones are expected to be aware of the changing road/race conditions as well as fellow runners.
Any runner who is felt to be posing a safety concern to other runners or themselves may be removed from the race at the discretion of the Race Directors.
Pets and roller blades are prohibited on the course. Non-race participants will not be allowed in the runner's finish area.
The 5K Run/Walk begins at 9:30 AM in Carson Park. The Eau Claire Marathon courses are officially certified and chip-timed for accuracy. The finish line officially closes at 1:30 PM (4 hours). Medals will be awarded to all runners finishing before the race officially ends.
Tents will be set up within Carson Park for first aid, post-race refreshments, and massage areas. Water, GU stations, portable lavatories, and race route markers will be available along the course. View the 5K course map for specific tent locations.