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The YMCA of the Northwoods and Rhinelander Area Chamber of Commerce are excited to host the 13th Annual Hodag Run For Your Life featuring the 10K Run, 5K Run/Walk, 5K Stroller, and the Free Kids Chase the Hodag.
The 10K Run, sponsored by Habush, Habush, & Rottier SC, will begin at 8:30AM, followed by the 5K Run/Walk and Stroller Division, sponsored by Superior Diesel. Registration for the 5K and 10K is $30 before June 9th and $35 after that date. Do you like to run in a group? A group rate is available! A group of 10 or more is a 15% discount per entry. Click Here for Race Map!
A free youth race, Kids Chase the Hodag, sponsored by the Rhinelander Kiwanis Club, takes place at 10:00AM. The first 200 registered youth participants receive a free race t-shirt along and all participants receive a souvenir numbered race bib. Parents are encouraged to run with their children, push them in a stroller, or carry them on their shoulders.
Before you register and pay out of your own pocket, consider signing up to raise money for the charitable non-profit, YMCA of the Northwoods. This fundraising program enables runners to quickly and easily set up personal fundraising pages for the Y. You can send your page to family, friends and co-workers for contributions towards your effort. If you raise $100 or more, you will receive a FREE ENTRY in any of the individual Hodag Run Races!
Corporate Cup Challenge: Corporate winner is the team with the most registered finishing participants. Group rates apply (15% discount on each entry if more than 10 entries).
Age Brackets for 5K & 10K: 13 and under, 14-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80 and over. Top 3 male and top 3 female will be awarded in each age bracket. The top overall male and female finishers in each race will receive a special coveted Hodag Award.
Parking: Please park at Hodag Park, lots of parking available.
YMCA of the Northwoods
2003 E. Winnebago Street
Rhinelander, WI 54501
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