Yellow Brick Road

Event Date: 
Saturday June 1, 2019

Race Week Updates

Age group medals can be picked up at The Oconomowoc Chamber of Commerce
175 E. Wisconsin Ave
Oconomowoc, WI 53066

Race Day Instructions | Parking Map | Course Map | Bib Assignments

The race has SOLD OUT. If you would still like to participate, select "5K Run No Medal". You will be able to run but will not be guaranteed a finisher medal. If there are any medals available after the race has completed, runners are welcome to them.

Did you know Oconomowoc, WI held the premier of the Yellow Brick Road in 1939.  It's true!  Read all about it here.

Join the Oconomowoc Chamber of Commerce for the Yellow Brick Road 5K benefiting the Chamber's vision of being the proactive voice and resource for business in a thriving local economy.  


The course starts downtown at the new Village Green park overlooking Fowler Lake.  Runners follow the isthmus between Fowler Lake & Lac La Belle before entering a neighborhood for a quick lap before returning to the Village Green.

Course map

Kiddos Race

Children 10 & under participating in the 1/2 mile kids's fun run receive a finisher's medal - 1st boy and girl to cross the finish line will receive a trophy.  A shirt is not provided.

Individual Race Price

Schedule 5K
Through May 15 $30
May 16 - May 31 $35
Race Day $40


Race Day
7:00 packet pick-up and race day registration opens
8:00 race day registration closes
8:00 kids ½ Mile Fun Run
8:15 5K Race/Walk start
9:15 awards


Trophies and prizes to top male & female overall.  Medals are awarded to 1st-3rd male & female runners in 5 year age brackets, including a special bracket for those 10 & under.



Timing is provided by Silver Circle Sports Events, LLC.

Aid Station: 

There will be an athlete aid station at approximately 1.5 miles


All 5k runners / walkers registered by noon Wednesday May 22nd will receive a custom cotton Yellow Brick Road shirt.  After that, shirts are available while the on line supply lasts.

Packet Pickup: 

Friday May 31st
Noon - 7:00 pm
225 E Wisconsin Ave
Oconomowoc, WI 53066

We strongly encourage to pick up your packet prior to race day.

Packet Pickup FAQ:
Can I pick up another persons packet?  Yep
Do I need an ID? Do pigs fly?
Can I register at packet pickup? Yep
Can I pick up my packet race day? Yep


Parking is available in the municipal lot located behind City Hall.  Downtown Oconomowoc parking map.


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. 

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.


Want to run with your friends, co-workers or the in-laws?  No problem.  Putting together a team is easy and free.  Just find 2+ people, pick a team name and register. Those with 4+ team members will be eligible for the team award (fastest 4 runners per team).


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