Bacon5Kegs Run/Walk - Racine, WI - 2017

Saturday, September 2, 2017  @  9:00 AM   •  5k


Racine Yacht Club, 1 Barker Street, Racine, WI    view map


Celebrate INTERNATIONAL BACON DAY on Saturday, September 2nd with Bacon5Kegs! 
Build up your appetite by running or walking a 5K course along the beautiful and scenic shoreline of Lake Michigan followed by the Bacon & Kegs® 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.

"Bacon & Kegs ®" after party! Not interested in running or walking? 
No problem, just join us for the PARTY!

After the run we are featuring a Bacon Bar… Meaning Bacon everything! Items may include bacon sandwiches, fun condiments to drizzle over your bacon, Bacon Bloody Mary's, Pulled Pork, Ham Sandwiches, Breakfast Sausage, etc. Also included is 5 kegs of beer (FREE until its gone), and a voucher for a DISCOUNTED package of  a Jones Product. Don't worry... there is a full bar service on the premises. So after the 5K, kick back, relax and eat lots of bacon, enjoy a cold brew.


 T Shirt

 Finisher's Medal

 Goody Bag

 Event Timed


 Food and Drinks





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.

Directions to start:

The start and finish line will be at the Racine Yacht Club


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 under
  • 5 year age categories (starting at 10yrs old on up)
  • Wheelchair Division

Additional info

For those of you looking to add a little spice to your morning, our bartenders will be pouring Bloody Mary’s infused with 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.


We are proud to welcome the Sprecher "Beer Rescue" ambulance to our event. Definitely not your normal beer trailer. This is a 1984 Ambulance retro fitted with beer kegs and tappers with Sprecher Beer and Soda. 


Price Increase Information:

5K Price Information:

  • Super Early Bird Registration $35 (until June 25, 2017)
  • Early Bird Registration $40 (June 26 through July 30th)
  • General Registration $45 (July 31st through August 27th)
  • Late Registration $50 (August 28th through September 2nd)
Zero-K - I just want the bacon bar:
  • $25 (from now until race day!)

Virtual Event:

Virtual 5K race packets will be mailed out the week after the event.

Packet pickup:


Registration info:

0K registration does not receive a t-shirt or finisher's medal.


• 5K Run/Walk Early Registration

$40.00    Expires 7/30/2017 11:59 PM

• 0K...just want the Bacon Bar

$25.00    Expires 9/2/2017 11:59 PM

• VIRTUAL Race (I can't make it but want the swag)

$25.00    Expires 9/2/2017 11:59 PM