2019 ECO-J YMCA 5K Fun Run & Walk

2019 ECO-J YMCA 5K Fun Run & Walk

Sunday, September 15, 2019  @ 10:00 AM   •  5k, Eco Justice Festival


7320 Michna Road, Racine, WI    view map



The ECO-JUSTICE CENTER of Racine is pleased to present its second annual 5K Trail Run in partnership with the YMCA and in conjunction with its 13th annual Fall Festival. 

The race will be held on Sunday, September 15, 2019, at Cliffside Park in Caledonia. The run starts at 10 AM and all registered participants will receive free admission to the Eco-Justice Center’s Fall Festival, which takes place right next to Cliffside Park, starting at 11 AM on race day.

This 5K fun run and walk is open to everyone. The course follows the Cliffside Park Trail System, which offers wooded trails and scenic views of Lake Michigan. The event will be chip-timed with live online results and tracking. 

Registered participants will receive a T-shirt, goodie bag and free entry into the ensuing Fall Festival. Awards to the top 3 male and female finishers.

The event registration fee is $25 through July 31. The cost goes up to $30 after this date. 

Event coordinator, Patrick Flynn says, “Holding the race in conjunction with the Fall Festival provides a great value for the participants.”


About the Fall Festival

The Eco-Justice Center’s Fall Festival is a family-friendly event held on the center’s 15-acre teaching farm, which is home to a pack of alpacas, goats, chickens, ducks and many more. The event features live music, children’s games, hayrides, alpaca walks, story-time in the tree house, reasonably priced food options, local and home-made raffle items, a $1,000 sweepstakes, and numerous educational demonstrations including beekeeping, wool felting, butter-making, composting and more. Regular entry into the Fall Festival is just $5 for adults and $2 for children.

Click here for more information about Racine's Eco-Justice Center 

For more information about the Eco-J YMCA 5K Trail Run, or to become an event sponsor, donor, or valued volunteer, please call 877-570-4434 or email supprtstaff@5Kevents.org.



 T Shirt  - view tshirt

 Goody Bag

 Event Timed

 Food and Drinks


 Kids' Activities



Course description:

The course follows the Cliffside Park Trail System, which offers wooded trails and scenic views of Lake Michigan. Expect soft trails, grassy areas (XC), some gravel and some paved conditions.

Course maps:

 cliffside park - Eco J YMCA  

Directions to start:

On the South/West end of Cliffside Park, just North of the parking/registration area.


From HWY 32 in Caledonia, go East on Six-Mile Road and turn left onto Michna Road, just after the railroad underpass. Watch for signs for the Fall Festival Parking Area which will be in a field located between the Eco-Justice Center and Cliffside Park. 

Awards info:

Results will be posted LIVE at: www.5Kevents.org

Awards to the Top 3 Male and Female Overall Winners 

There will be no age Category winner awards, however we will recognize all age category winners on our results page.

Additional info

For more info:  Ecojusticecenter.org

Packet pickup:

At Event - 9:00 am to 10:00 am - close to the parking area.


• General Registration

$30.00    Expires 9/14/2019 11:59 PM

• Late Registration

$35.00    9/15/2019 to 9/15/2019 11:59 PM

• REMOTE RUNNER - Includes T-Shirt/ Bib / goodie bag

$35.00    Expires 9/15/2019 4:00 PM

• NO TEE Option (Includes Goodie Bag without T-shirt)

$25.00    Expires 9/15/2019 11:59 PM