Milwaukee River Challenge

Event Date: 
September 13, 2018 at 6:15 p.m.
1575 N. RiverCenter Drive Milwaukee, WI 53212

Join us for the seventh year as we kick off Milwaukee River Challenge weekend with a scenic 5K run and 2 mile walk that takes you along the Milwaukee Riverwalk and around the beautifully renovated Schlitz Park property and neighborhood.  The Milwaukee River Challenge 5K Run & Walk is open to both individuals and teams.

Schedule With Shirt Without Shirt
Through April 15 $25 $20
April 16 - September 12 $35 $30
Race Day $40 $40

Schlitz Park tenants receive a $10 discount with code. Email
for discount code.

In Partnership with Schlitz Park

Schlitz Park offers the best of urban and suburban features combined in a single corporate campus.  We're located along the Milwaukee River, connected to miles of bicycle and walking trails and provide three free onsite fitness center with guidance and classes. - 414.272.6302

Registration includes

Chip Timed Run by Silver Circle Sports Events, LLC
Individual and Team Awards
Custom Dry Wick Shirt
Free Beer & Post Race Sandwich Wraps
Free Race Day Photos


The start and finish for both the run and walk will be the same location. In Schlitz Park. Look for the large truss in the parking lot.  

5K map
2K walk map


Packet Pick Up & Schedule

September 13, 2018
11:00 AM to 2:00 PM packet pickup & registration
Schlitz Park - Rivercenter Atrium (the main entrance)
1555 North Rivercenter Drive
Milwaukee, WI 53212

4:30 to 6:00 PM packet pickup and registration

Schlitz Park Parking Lot (look for event registration tent)
1575 North RiverCenter Drive
Milwaukee, WI 53212

6:15 5K run & 2 mile walk start
7:00 awards

Individual Awards

Overall male & female + age group awards in 5 year increments.

2018 Results | Photos
2017 Results
2016 Results | Photos
2015 Results | Photos | Team Photos 

Team awards

Largest team - company with the greatest overall number of participants on race day.
Fastest team - the four fastest times from your team will be used for this category.

Team Spirit – NEW this year!  Wear a team costume, matching company shirts, team cheer, funny hats…let’s have some fun.

Creating teams

Have your team captain register for the event and create a team.  All the team members can just choose the team name from the drop down menu during registration.


Register on-line by noon CST, Thursday September 7th and be guaranteed a custom, gender specific, dry wick shirt. After noon cst, Thursday September 7th, shirts will be available while on line supplies last.  Shirts may be available after the race on a first come first serve basis but are not guaranteed.

Enter as Corporate Team and Win Corporate Awards

Share Schlitz Park's commitment to corporate wellness and enter, compete as a corporate team and participate in a health competition. 


We need volunteers for everything from goody bag stuffing to course marshals. If you or your group have an interest in volunteering, we would greatly appreciate the assistance.  All volunteers can run a future race at no charge.

Register to volunteer HERE.


Free parking is available in the surface parking lot at the Southeast corner of Cherry St. and Dr. Martin Luther King St.  Please walk to large tent located at the RiverWalk and Pleasant Street for packet pick up and race start.  No bag drop is available, please keep valuables in your vehicle or on your person.

Weather / Refunds

Refunds are not permitted for any reason.

The event will be held unless severe weather occurs. In the event of severe weather, the race director may delay or cancel the event.  If the event is canceled, there will be no refunds. Silver Circle Sports Events has a NO REFUND policy.


This event is a Silver Circle Sports Events, LLC produced, timed & managed event.  Need help with an event?  Contact us HERE.