Pound the Pavement 5K Racine

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Pound the Pavement 5K Racine Race Description

Packet Pickup:  September 21st at 8:15am.


Starting East of Sam Johnson Parkway and Lake Avenue (1 block east of the former starting place at 6th and Main) in Downtown Racine at 10:00 am followed by the biggest block party in Wisconsin! 


In partnership with the Downtown Racine Corporation, Party on the Pavement will be host to the 3rd annual Pound the Pavement 5K – Celebrating Downtown Racine! 

The run begins at Sam Johnson Parkway and Lake Avenue promptly at 10am.


Recognition awards can be picked up at Littleport Brewery (3rd and Wisconsin) from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. on event day. Pre-register at: https://poundthepavement.5k.run/

We recommend arriving early and giving yourself enough time to get your race packet and get to the start line. You need to be at the start line by 9:50 am - Runners should start in the front, good-looking people toward the back. Anyone with a stroller will need to start in the back.
 Party on the Pavement



The 19th annual Party on the Pavement Street Festival presented by the Downtown Racine Corporation will follow the run/walk. With over 12 blocks filled with live music, incredible food and drinks, street performances, shopping, games, and rides, there is something for the whole family. The day’s festivities kick off at noon and run until 7:00 pm. Admission to the Party on the Pavement grounds is free, which takes place downtown on Main Street from State Street to 7th Street, and all of 6th Street from Lake Avenue to City Hall.

If the thrill of over 15,000 attendees isn’t enough, the street performances slated for Party on the Pavement will surely get you excited. Division BMX Stunt Team will be soaring through the air on College Avenue and 6th Street. You can catch one of their shows at 12:30pm, 2:00pm, 4:00pm and 5:30pm. Hip-Hop and breakdance group, Sweatshop Movement, will host jaw dropping dance battles and performances throughout the day on the corner of Wisconsin Avenue and 6th Street and Racine Wresting will have multiple match ups from 2pm-3pm and 5pm-6pm on 6th St on the Porter’s lot. 

Party on the Pavement has been a major destination for music lovers from all over Southeastern Wisconsin, and this year is no exception. Whether you are a fan of blues, rock ’n roll, jazz, R&B or everything in between, this year’s diverse lineup has something for everyone. With five stages of live music throughout downtown, you will be dancing through the streets all day long. Here is this year’s music lineup:

Prior to the event, participate in 5Kevents.org’s 3rd annual Pound the Pavement 5k! The run begins at Main St. and Sam Johnson Parkway promptly at 10am. Pre-register at: poundthepavement.5k.run



SC Johnson Stage – Monument Square

3MF, Jazz


Indigo Canyon, Rock


Stone Theory, 70s Rock 

Main Street/State Street Stage

 Stoned Blues Band, Blues


Tailspin Band, Rock & Blues


Identity Crisis, 80s/90s Rock 

Indian Motorcycle of Racine Stage – 522 6th Street

The Fourcast, Acoustic


All the Kings Men, Elvis


Pat McCurdy, Comedy Guitar


Taste of Soul Stage (7th and Park)

DJ Mysta Mack


Stone Jam, Old School


Young Bo & LLil Hawk


Lady A

•3:00pm-bar close

DJ Phil (inside) 

Mexico Lindo Stage (6th St.)

  • 2:00pm-4:00pm

Mariachi Mexico International

  • 4:30pm-5:00pm

Grupo Folklorico-LaPerla Tapatia

  • 5:00pm-7:00pm

Live Music 

Pub on Wisconsin Stage

DJ Devious, All genres 

Indulge in an array of international cuisine from the downtown restaurants and food vendors lining both 6th and Main Streets. This is the perfect time to try something new with Asian, Pakistani, Spanish, Italian, Mexican, Greek, Thai, Cajun, and American cuisines available all day long. 

Major sponsors for Party on the Pavement include S.C. Johnson, Visit Racine County, Gleason Redi Mix, E.C. Styberg Engineering, Hotel Verdant, Educators Credit Union, Gruber Law Office, Servpro of Racine County, Lakeview Pharmacy, Miller Lite, ZMac Transportation, Johnson Outdoors, Marcus Renaissance Theatres, Kelly Services, Insinkerator and CG Schmidt 

Downtown Racine Corporation, is a non-profit whose mission is to foster economic, social, and cultural diversity by stimulating business development, programming events, and marketing downtown to the community, developers, and tourists.


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Runners get:
  1. Chip Timed Event
  2. Commemorative Finisher Medal
  3. Commemorative Tri-Blend T-shirt 
  4. Swag bag
  5. AGE Recognition Medals for Top 3 Male and Female in 10 Year age groups

After the award ceremony enjoy Free admission to Racine’s largest street festival featuring music, art, food, rides, and games, and other great family-friendly activities. Hosted by the Downtown Racine Corporation.

Remember to thank our sponsors so they come back year after year!


A limited shirt supply will be available at same-day registration for $15.00 each. 

 Pound the pavement Medals
The race starts promptly at 10:00 am. We recommend arriving early and giving yourself enough time to get your race packet and get to the start line. You need to be at the start line by 9:50 am - Runners should start in the front. Anyone with a stroller will need to start in the back.



Parking is available throughout Downtown Racine. We suggest using the McMynn Towers ramp, Marina Parking ramp, Gaslight Point ramp or Shoop Parking ramp for easy in and out. 

Awards info: 

All participants will receive a custom finishers medal. The top three males and females will be recognized as well as the top male and female in respective 10-year age groups.

  • 9 and under
  • 10-year age categories (starting at 10yrs old on up) 

Packet pickup:

Saturday, September 21, 2024 8:15 am - 9:45 am (Main and 6th Streets)

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  • Based on a 5 year average and a race date of September 21st, Racine, WI can expect temperatures between 51℉ and 73℉ with humidity around 43% and precipitation of 0.04".
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