Celebrate INTERNATIONAL BACON DAY on Saturday, September 3rd with Bacon5Kegs! Build up your appetite by running or walking a 5K course along the beautiful and scenic shoreline of Lake Michigan followed by an after party on Racine's lakefront. The Racine Yacht Club is our host to this event, nestled right next to Racine's North Beach, offering spectacular views of the lake and Racine Harbor.After the run we are featuring a Bacon Bar… Meaning Bacon everything! Items may include Bacon wrapped appetizers, Bacon dipped in chocolate, Bacon Bloody Mary's, Bacon vodka, etc. Also included is 5 kegs of beer (FREE until its gone)! Don't worry... there is a full bar service on the premises. So after the 5K, kick back and relax, eat lots of bacon, and enjoy a cold brew.
Features: Finisher's Medal Food and Drinks Beer Awards
Course description: The course takes place along the beautiful shores of Lake Michigan. A few hills along the path, but the amazing views more than make up for it.Course maps: Bacon 5Kegs Run/Walk - Racine, WI
Directions to start:The start and finish line will be at the Racine Yacht ClubParking:Parking will be limited in the Yacht Club parking lot. Additional parking is available throughout the North Beach area
.Awards info :All participants will receive a custom finisher's medal. Top three male and female will be recognized as well as the top male and female in respective 5 year age groups.9 and under5 year age categories (starting at 10yrs old on up)
Additional info: For those of you looking to add a little spice to your morning, our bartenders are pouring Bloody Mary’s made with Bacon Vodka infused with actual bacon provided by Jones Dairy Farm. The Bloody Mary's come with a small fee, but just about everything else is included in your registration. So bring a lawn chair, a smile, and just enjoy one of the last great weekends of summer on the lakefront. All participants are required to obtain their wristbands the morning of the event. Wristbands are mandatory for Bacon and Beer. You must show your I.D. and bib # to obtain the wristband.
If you take advantage of our early packet pick up, you can head straight to the I.D. check by the registration table. If you did not take advantage, you can pick up your race packet and then head to the I.D. check. You must arrive in person, with your I.D. and race bib to get your wristband. Only one wristband per paid participant.
Packet pickup:Friday September 2, 2016 : Time and Location TBDSaturday September 3, 2016 : 7:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. : Racine Yacht Club(1 Barker Street)
- September 2, 2017
- Location: 1 Barker Street, Racine Yacht Club, WI
- Time: 9:00 AM
- Price: $25 for Bacon Bar only, $35-50 for race depending on date of registration