Wish You Were Here

Many of us have experienced the passing of someone close to us or have family/friends that are not able to be with us. The Wish You Were Here 5K gives you the opportunity to honor that person as you participate in this special night run/walk.

Milwaukee September 28 | Chicago October 5

Race Week Info

Online registration will stay open until race time. If you register after 9:00am Friday, September 27, please PRINT your receipt and bring it to packet pickup.

Race Day Instruction

This is a night event. Much of the course has street lights, but there will be areas that are dark. We strongly encourage you to wear a head lamp or hand held light.

Medals, Bibs & Shirts

All participants receive a custom finisher medal that lights up, custom bib it & custom shirt. The medals and shirt have a place to write the name of the person you are walking in memory of. We will also have memory bibs at the event.

Course Milwaukee

This night run/walk is held at Veterans Park located in downtown Milwaukee along Lake Michigan.  Course map.

Virtual Run

Can't make the event, but still want to run in memory of someone?  Sign up for the virtual option and we will send you all the gear.  All items will be mailed after the event.

Schedule Run / Walk
Through February $30.00
March - April $32.50
May - June $35.00
July - August $37.50
September $40.00
Race Day $45.00
Virtual $35.00

Opt out of a shirt and save $5.00.

Charity Partner


Race participants who raise $100 in pledges can RUN FREE. When you register, sign up to fund raise and once you reach $100, your race registration will be refunded.

SCSE Wants to Help You Save Money !

For every three registrations, we will refund $10.00 of your registration fee.  Two ways to do it.

At registration checkout, you will be given the option to share to Facebook that you've registered for a super fun event with SCSE! For every 3 people you get to register for the same event using your unique link, you'll get $10 back from your registration!

On your emailed registration receipt, there will be a registration link that you can forward to your friends to let them know they should join you on your next adventure! For every 3 friends you get to register for the event using your unique email link, you'll get $10 back on your registration!


5:30 pm packet pickup
6:30 pm run / walk start
7:15 pm awards
7:30 pm course closes


Overall Male & Female will receive a plaque & flowers.

All participants receive a custom finisher medal that lights up and has a place to write the name of the person you are running/walking in memory of. 

Top 3 male & female finishers in 5 year age groups will receive a custom medal.

Races are professionally chipped timed by Silver Circle Sports Events, LLC
Aid Station: 

There is one aid station on course at 1.5 miles.


The shirts will have an area to write the name of the person you are running/walking in memory of on it. They are cotton unisex shirts. Those registered by September 18th are guaranteed a custom race shirt.  After that, shirts will be available while on line supplies last. Any extra shirts will be distributed after the race on a first-come, first-serve basis. 

Packet Pickup: 

Event day starting at 5:30 pm.  Look for the red registration flags under the tent.


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.

Weather / Refund Policy: 

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 owned, produced, timed & managed event.  Need help with an event? Contact us HERE.