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Bring the whole family to Miller Park for a Thanksgiving tradition filled with fun. (PHOTO: David Bernacchi)

Sixth annual Drumstick Dash 5K returns to Miller Park on Thanksgiving Day

Registration for the sixth annual Drumstick Dash 5K presented by Sendik's Food Markets is open now at DrumstickDashMilwaukee.com. Online registration will be open through Tuesday, Nov. 21. Onsite registration will be available from 11 to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 22 at packet distribution and race morning from 7 to 8:15 a.m. at Miller Park.

Food and monetary donations will also be accepted at packet distribution and on race morning. All participants will have the opportunity to win prizes, such as delicious pumpkin pies, provided by Sendik's Food Market. The Drumstick Dash 5K will take place on Thanksgiving Day at Miller Park, beginning at 8:30 a.m. Participants can save on registration by signing up online before Friday, Nov. 2.

Bring the whole family to Miller Park for a Thanksgiving tradition filled with fun. Participants are encouraged to dress up in their best Thanksgiving Day costume and each registered runner will receive an official long sleeved Drumstick Dash T-shirt. The Drumstick Dash mascot, "Dash" the turkey will be in attendance and the top five finishers who out-run "Dash" will win prizes from Performance Running Outfitters.

In the last 5 years, the Drumstick Dash 5K has donated over 200,000 meals for families in Eastern Wisconsin over the holiday season. One dollar for Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin provides three meals for a hungry family. Drumstick Dash is pleased to provide these meals for families in Eastern Wisconsin over the holiday season. As always, Feeding American Eastern Wisconsin will be collecting food and monetary donations at packet pick-up as well as on race morning.

"We are proud to be partnered with Sendik's Food Market, the Milwaukee Brewers, Fox 6, Performance Running Outfitters and our benefiting partner, Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin, who we have helped raise over 200,000 meals in the previous five years for those facing hunger in Eastern Wisconsin communities," stated Jeff Graves, president of Vision Event Management. Graves added, "It is really inspiring to see the local community coming together to help their neighbors in need, especially as the holiday season is upon us."

Registration is open online now. Registration price is $30 for adults and $20 for kids ages 5 to 12. Adult price increases on Nov. 4. Children ages 4 and under are free but must register. Registration prices increase to $40 for adults and $25 for kids at packet pick-up at Miller Park on Wednesday, Nov. 22.

Pricing:

Adults $30 through 11/3
Adults $35 11/4 through 11/21
Adults $40 Wednesday Packet Pick-Up & Race Day
Kids (ages 5-12) $20 through 11/21
Kids $25 Wednesday Packet Pick-Up & Race Day
Kids 4 and under FREE but must be registered

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