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Bacon5Kegs Run/Walk is TOMORROW

Bacon5Kegs Run/Walk is tomorrow! Here is the information for the event:

Saturday, September 1, 2018   

100 Kewaunee St, Racine WI 53402, Racine, WI  

Race Day Packet Pick up:

Saturday, September 1: 7:30 - 8:45 a.m.

North Beach Oasis

Please have your IDs ready for packet pick up to receive your wristband for the after party.


Race Day Agenda:


7:30 - 8:45 A.M. : Packet Pick up and ID check

9:00 A.M. : 5K Start

10:30 A.M. : Awards and After Party!


Weather Notification:

We are expecting some potentially rainy weather tomorrow. Please note we do not plan on cancelling the event. In the case of lightning, we will postpone the race until it clears. Please keep an eye on the Facebook page and emails if anything changes we will alert you there. We will also let everyone know at the event with up to the minute information. 

Celebrate INTERNATIONAL BACON DAY on Saturday, September 1st 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® Beach Party on Racine's lakefront. 

NEW LOCATION, SAME ROUTE.  We're changing things up a bit this year. The North Beach Oasis is our host for this event 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 Beer & Bacon… Items include BLT's, Chips, Bacon Nachos, Snacks. etc. So after the 5K, kick back, relax, eat and enjoy a few cold brews at the beach.

We've got SWAG! Race Participants that choose general registration also receive a Cool Neon Dry Fit Shirt, Finishers Medal, Cool Bib, Beverage Cooler, Koozie® and a 5Kevents Coffee Mug!

NOTE: Images below are an artist rendering and not the actual final product. Expect minor variations.


PRIZE ALERT! Overall Male and Females will win one of the following: a 1st Place: Fully Cooked Hickory Smoked Ham, 2nd Place: A Bacon Slab and 3rd Place: Family Ham. All Age Category Winners will receive a Package of Jones Bacon or othe Jones Product along with a recognition medal. Sign Up Before it's to Late: www.Bacon5Kegs.com

This is on top of the Cool Swag and the all you can eat Bacon and Beer!



 T Shirt

 Finisher's Medal

 Goody Bag

 Event Timed


 Food and Drinks






The course takes place along the beautiful shores of Lake Michigan with amazing views more than make up for it.

Directions to start:

The start and finish line will be at the North Beach Oasis, This is a new location.


Parking is available throughout the  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

New Registrations as of 8/31/18 : T Shirts are now only available to purchase at event and are minimally available.



Bring a beach towel and swim wear... it's time to hot the beach! 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. You must arrive in person, with your I.D. and race bib to get your wristband. Only one wristband per paid participant.



REMOTE RUNNERS packets will be mailed  the week after the event.

The Remote Runner option is for those people that would like the swag, shirt, bib, and medal from the event but cannot make race day. You can run anywhere! This is a great option for: people from out of state, people out of town on the date of the event, and those that are participating in the endurance challenge and want to count this event towards their total but cannot make race day! 

Race Day Registration Options Available:


• 5K NO T-SHIRT Registration (9:00 am start)


• Bacon & Kegs Party Only (Not a runner but I love BACON!) (9:00 am start)