Pound the Pavement 5K Racine

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Pound the Pavement 5K Racine Race Description


Saturday, September 17, 2022 - 10 am


Starting outside the Red Onion Cafe / Johnson Financial Group: 555 Sam Johnson Parkway, Racine, WI 53405 


In partnership with the Downtown Racine Corporation, Party on the Pavement will be host to the 2nd annual Pound the Pavement 5K – Celebrating Downtown Racine! 

The run begins at Main St. and Sam Johnson Parkway promptly at 10am. Pre-register at: https://poundthepavement.5k.run/

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, 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 the corner of 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. Racine Gymnastics will be tumbling down Sam Johnson Parkway and Racine Wresting will have multiple match ups from 2pm-3pm and 5pm-6pm. Educators Credit Union will have an interactive trailer. with fun games, awesome prizes, and more. Relive the glory days of automobiles at the Nash Car Club of America car show next to the Red Onion.

Party on the Pavement has been a major destination for music lovers from all over Southeastern Wisconsin, and this year is no exception. Here is this year’s music lineup:


Zeigler Honda Stage – Monument Square

  • 12:00pm-2:00pm- Lake Effect, Jazz
  • 2:30pm-4:30pm - Chicken Grease, R&B and Soul
  • 5:00pm-7:00pm- Rhythm Dogs, Blues


Main Street/State Street

  • 12:00pm-2:00pm - Mean Jake, Country Blues
  • 2:30pm-4:30pm - Stone Theory, Rock & Blues
  • 5:00pm-7:00pm - Identity Crisis, 80s/90s Rock & Blues


Indian Motorcycle of Racine Stage – 522 6th Street

  • 12:00pm-3:00pm - Fourcast
  • 3:45pm-6:45pm -All the Kings Men
  • 7:30pm-10:30pm - Duo Sonic


Taste of Soul Stage (7th and Park)

  • 12:00pm-Midnight DJ Phil (All genres in the bar)
  • 1:30pm-2:30pm - Young Bo and Jodae
  • 3:00pm-6:00pm, Stone Jam Band, Old School
  • 7:00pm-10:00pm Lady A, Old School R&B, Country, Rock
  • 12:00pm-10:30pm, DJ Mysta Mack, All genres, outside


Pub on Wisconsin Stage

  • 12:00pm-7:00pm DJ Devious


Mexico Lindo

  • 3:00pm-4:00pm Grupo de danza - KETZALY
  • 4:00pm-5:00pm Racine Studio of Performing Arts
  • 5:00pm-6:00pm Mariachi Band
  • 6:00pm-7:00pm Joe Contreras - Ambicion

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.



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 supply will be available at same day registration for $15.00 each.


You may order them at our race store to be shipped to you after the event.


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. Top three male and female 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 17, 2022 8:15am - 9:45am (Main and 6th Streets)

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