Join us for the Only Fools Run at Midnight 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, April 6 at 10:00 pm at Lakeland Union High School.   Come in Costume!  Special awards given to the Best Dressed Fool and Best Dressed Groups of Fools.  The doors open at 8:00 pm for registration and social time.  Music, snacks and beverages will be available to all those that register for the event.  The 5k begins at Lakeland High School  and takes racers along the east shore of Lake Minocqua to the back roads of the island, past the famous Little Brown Jug and ultimately to the Bearskin Trail, and passing Torpy Park downtown Minocqua.  The cost per individual is $25 for pre-registration $30 for day-of-event registration.  A 5K Family (up to 5 participants) can pre-register for $70; $80 on Race Day.

There will be a special fundraising bingo game using the Jester’s juggling balls.   Bring $5.00 to purchase a glow necklace and have a chance to win money and prizes.  Watch for details at the event.

Blue Raven has partnered with the Lakeland Union High School with the sponsorships and proceeds split between those high school Clubs and Sports teams volunteering at the event.

Event Check In:

Saturday evening check in will be held at Lakeland Union High School from 8:00 PM to 9:45 PM

The Race begins promptly at 10:00 pm.

The Fool’s Itinerary

Fools Run Course Map


OVERALL WINNERS – Top 3 Male and Top 3 Female win Overall Medals

AGE GROUP WINNERS –  1st, 2nd, & 3rd Place Male & Female win Age Group Medals

15 & Under, 16-19, 20-25, 26-30, 31-35, 36-40, 41-45, 46-50, 51-55, 56-60, 61 & Over; in all 72 medals will be awarded

Best Dressed Fool – Individual  1st, 2nd, 3rd place medals

Best Dressed Fools Court (Groups of 2-5)  gold medals to winning team

More Information:

Contact the Race Director:

Karen McCabe at

Blue Raven Race Productions offers a “Friends and Family” discount program for anyone who shares their registration code with a friend or family member.  The Ambassador Program allows you to earn $1.00 for each person that signs up with your code.  Become an event Ambassador when you register.