Run for the Trails

Photo by MK Photography
Photo by MK Photography

Registration now open for the Oconto Falls Area Chamber of Commerce 2nd annual Run for the Trails 10k Run & 5k Run/Walk and Kids Fun Run/Walk on Sat. June 4 at ST Paper Stadium, Oconto Falls High School. Proceeds benefit the creation, maintenance and promotion of a trail system in the Oconto Falls area. Plans will be unveiled for different phases of the new trail system, with construction on the first phase slated to start this year in Oconto Falls!

There are many new changes to the event this year. The start/finish will be at ST Paper Stadium at Oconto Falls High School. All 10k and 5k participants that choose to will receive a customized beach towel! The kids ½ mile run will be led by a huge line-up of costumed mascots like Buckle Bear, Sparky the Fire Dog, Smoky the Bear, Click-It Cricket, Vince & Larry the Crash Test Dummies, Scruff McGruff and of course the Oconto Falls Panther!  Also, taking place just a block away at the HSHS St. Clare Memorial Hospital campus after the run/walk is the Oconto County Health and Safety Fair – a fun and informative event for the entire family, plus chances to win prizes! 10k Run and 5k Run/walk participants will receive a free entry to win a Fitbit at the Health & Safety Fair!

The timed 10k/5k start at 7:30 am and the kids run approximately 9:15 am. Awards given for 10k/5k age/gender groups. For more information or to register TODAY visit

We are still seeking sponsorships to help support this new trail system by supporting this event. Please contact Gail Yatso at 920-846-8306 or for details.