RACE DAY: Saturday, June 22nd
The YMCA of the Northwoods and Rhinelander Area Chamber of Commerce are excited to host the 13th Annual Hodag Run For Your Life featuring the 10K Run, 5K Run/Walk, 5K Stroller, and the Free Kids Chase the Hodag.
The 10K Run, sponsored by Habush, Habush, & Rottier SC, will begin at 8:30AM, followed by the 5K Run/Walk and Stroller Division, sponsored by Superior Diesel. Registration for the 5K and 10K is $30 before June 9th and $35 after that date. Do you like to run in a group? A group rate is available! A group of 10 or more is only $25.50 per entry before June 9th and $29.75 after June 9th.
A free youth race, Kids Chase the Hodag, sponsored by the Rhinelander Kiwanis Club, takes place at 10:00AM. The first 200 registered youth participants receive a free race t-shirt along and all participants receive a souvenir numbered race bib. Parents are encouraged to run with their children, push them in a stroller, or carry them on their shoulders.
RACE FOR FREE: Before you register and pay out of your own pocket, consider signing up to raise money for the charitable non-profit, YMCA of the Northwoods. This fundraising program enables runners to quickly and easily set up personal fundraising pages for the Y. You can send your page to family, friends and co-workers for contributions towards your effort. If you raise $100 or more, you will receive a FREE ENTRY in any of the individual Hodag Run Races!
ADDITIONAL SPONSORS: Aspirus Cellcom Central Wisconsin Insurance Associates, Inc CoVantage Credit Union Peoples State Bank A-1 Septic Rhinelander Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram 97.3 Hodag Country 100.1 JACK FM Vital Industries Kohl's Hildebrand Russ Funeral Home
Race Start Times: All races start at Hodag Park's beach house. 10K (Habush, Habush & Rottier SC) starts at 8:30AM, 5K (Superior Diesel) starts at 8:30AM. Kids Chase the Hodag (Rhinelander Kiwanis Club) starts at 10:00AM.
Race Routes: Please see the map for routes. The course exits Hodag Park following the roads North into Pine Lake then onto Manor Road. The Start/Finish will be at Hodag Park's beach house with each race going out to a designated turnaround point and coming back on the same route to Finish at Hodag Park.
Pre-Registration Pickup: Friday, June 21st, 5:00-7:00PM at YMCA of the Northwoods (2003 E. Winnebago Street, Rhinelander, WI, 54501).
Race Day Pickup & Registration: Saturday, June 22nd at the race start. Pickup begins at 7:30AM until 15 minutes before the race start.
Corporate Cup Challenge: Corporate winner is the team with the most registered finishing participants. Group rates apply.
Age Brackets for 5K, 10K: 13 and under, 14-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80 and over. Top 3 male and top 3 female will be awarded in each age bracket. The top overall male and female finishers in each race will receive a special coveted Hodag Award.
Parking: Please park at Hodag Park, lots of parking available.
FREE Kids Chase the Hodag Sponsored by Kiwanis: Registration on Saturday, June 22nd at race start, from 7:30-10:00AM. FREE t-shirts to first 200 registered. For ages 12 and under.