The Border War 5K Run/Walk is a friendly battle before the Border War Beer Fest to see which state has the best average 5K time for runners and walkers. Besides individual awards, the times of all the athletes will be averaged to find our winner - between Wisconsin and Illinois - giving the state bragging rights.
Food and Drinks
Street parking is available around the event.
All participants will receive a custom finisher's medal. Age group winners will be recognized with a recognition pin.
Please make sure you purchase the proper race ticket if you want to participate in the beer festival ("w/Festival Entrance"). All race participants designated as Beer Fest participants will be allowed special entry at 2:30 pm. General admission opens at 3:00 pm. You must be 21 and older to be admitted to the Beer Fest.
**Please note that you MUST be 21+ in order to get into the Beer Festival after the race. Make sure that you have a valid ID available before entering the festival.**
Race Day Agenda (Saturday, August 1st)