Race Information

Join us on Saturday, April 29, 2023 at Greenfield Park in West Allis, WI (click for directions) for the 8th Annual Cream City 5K! Since 2016 the Cream City 5K has been raising awareness for organ, tissue and eye donation in southeastern Wisconsin and we are excited to return the Cream City 5K to Donate Life Month! Our family friendly event features a 5K run/walk, a 3K walk and Kellan’s Fun Run for Kids—something for everyone! The Cream City 5K is on a fast loop course and participants receive a long sleeved gender specific tech shirt and great post-race food.  Since it’s inception the Cream City 5K has donated over $125,000 dollars to help support organ, tissue and eye donation in southeastern Wisconsin.

FOR 2023 WE WILL BE ADJUSTING THE 5K COURSE TO HELP REDUCE CONGESTION AT THE END OF THE RACE!

Race Day Schedule:

  • 7:30-9:00am: Race Day Packet Pickup

  • 9:15am: Kellan’s Fun Run for Kids

  • 9:30am: 5K Run/Walk and 3K Start

  • 10:30am: 5K Awards

  • 11:00am: Course Closed

NEW COURSE MAPS COMING SOON!

Logistics

The Cream City 5K is held annually during Donate Life Month (April). Since its launch in 2016, the event has raised awareness for organ, tissue, and eye donation in southeastern Wisconsin. Our chip-timed run/walk is held at Greenfield Park (click for directions) which features a mostly-flat loop course.

Race Day Schedule:

  • 9:15am: Kellan’s Fun Run for Kids

  • 9:30am: 5K Run/Walk and 3K Walk Start

  • 10:30am: 5K Awards

  • 11:00am: Course Closed

  • 7:30-9:00am: Race Day Packet Pickup

The Cream City 5K is held annually during Donate Life Month (April). Our chip-timed run/walk race is held at Greenfield Park in Milwaukee.
The Cream City 5K is held annually during Donate Life Month (April). Our chip-timed run/walk race is held at Greenfield Park in Milwaukee.

Registration

Pricing for 5K Run/Walk, 3K Walk, and Virtual 5K and 3K:

  • $30: Through January 1, 2023

  • $35: January 2, 2023 to March 31, 2023

  • $40: April 1, 2023 to April 28, 2023

  • $45: Race Day April 29, 2023

Registration includes a gender-specific technical race t-shirt, race bag, and post-race food and drink. Awards from Saucony go to top 3 overall men and women in the 5K and first place men’s and women’s masters 5K finishers. Medals to top 3 men and women in each age 5K group. Age groups are 18 and under, 19-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70 and over. All overall, masters, and age group awards will be available for pickup at the conclusion of the 5K. Please note that overall and master’s winners are not eligible for age group awards.

Pricing for 0.4K Kellan’s Fun Run for Kids (10 years old on race day and younger) and Virtual Kellan’s Fun Run for Kids:

  • $15: November 1, 2022 to Race Day April 29, 2023

Registration includes a long sleeved race shirt, custom medal, and post-race food and drink. Kellan’s Fun Run for Kids is named in honor of Kellan Sorenson who passed away in December of 2015. Kellan’s parents made the decision to donate his organs to help children who were in need of a life saving transplant.