5 Mile 15K

Lakefront Discovery Run 15K & 5 Mile


October 26, 2019

Race at 9:00 AM

Milwaukee County Sports Complex

6000 W Ryan Rd
Franklin, WI 53132

  Race Director

Kelly Flynn | kcorteen26.2@gmail.com  | 414.581.1228


Announcing a change of venue for the 2019 Discovery Run. This year’s races will be held at the Milwaukee County Sports Complex in Franklin. Both the 15K and 5 Mile courses will utilize out and back routes on the paved Oak Leaf trail. Races are professionally chip timed by Absolute Race Timing.

Runners will enjoy:

– a large, warm indoor space for pre-race packet pickup and post-race shenanigans
– lots of free on-site parking
– age group awards in 5-year increments for both races
– a safe beautiful course
– awards for fun and unique costume ideas
– a super comfy long sleeve shirt with a new design you’re going to love
– post-race food, beer/soda, music, dancing and so very much fun!

Milwaukee County Sports Complex
6000 W Ryan Road
Franklin, WI

Not able to run but want to partake in the fun?  Lots of volunteers are needed to put on a great event, and we will make it worth your while by providing the same perks the runners get… including a great long sleeve shirt and invitation to the awesome post race party! Sign up to volunteer here: DiscoVolunteers


Where can I find a map of race route?

15K https://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/2695443094

5 Mile https://www.mapmyrun.com/routes/view/2695449160

When/Where is packet pickup?

Packets can be picked up race morning inside the warm/dry Milwaukee County Sports Complex starting at 7:30am

Are costumes required?

Costumes are encouraged but absolutely not required. We take our races as seriously as our fun.

What time does the race start?

15K start time is 9:00am, 5 Mile start time is 9:30am

Is there a cutoff time for the races?

Both races have a cutoff time of noon (3 hours for 15K, 2.5 hours for 5 Mile)

If I can’t run, can I volunteer?

Yes please! DiscoVolunteers

Can I change distances?

Yes, check with our race day registration volunteers and we’ll be able to make the change

Is race day registration available?

Absolutely, but shirts are not guaranteed for those registering the day of the race

What can I expect post race?

We will provide post-race food, beer/soda, awards, music, dancing, costume party… tons of fun!

Are there aid stations on course?

We will provide one aid station that runners will pass twice (roughly mile 2 & mile 3) on the 5 mile course

We will provide two aid stations (one that will be passed twice) on the 15K course (roughly miles 3, 5 & 7)

Can I run with my dog? A stroller?

While we won’t say no to this, please know that the Oak Leaf Trail can get crowded. If you plan to run with a companion, please be respectful of others


Swag & Awards

We will provide awards for:

  • Top 3 M/F overall in both distances
  • Top 3 M/F in each 5-year-increment age group in both distances
  • Most creative costumes
  • Fantastic group costumes
  • General awesomeness

Hey… we take this event seriously and will put on a safe and fun route(s) but let’s get something straight…this is part serious road race and part serious party.  Do your best and have fun!!!!

  Thanks to Our Sponsors

Registration for this event is currently closed.