Only Fools Run at Midnight Event Description:

Join us for the Only Fools Run at Midnight 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, April 4 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 7:00 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 $80; $90 on Race Day.

T-Shirts are guaranteed if you pre-register online ONLY.  Race Day participants may receive a shirt based upon availability.

There will be a special door prize game to win a glow necklace, bracelet, eye glasses, or other glow object.   Don't forget to ask for your door prize at registration.

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 7:00 PM to 9:45 PM

                            The Fool’s Itinerary

 7:00 pm    Registration and Packet Pickup Begin

Spin the prize wheel and win a glow prize.

8:30 pm    Fools Fashion Show and Judging

Individual Prizes:  1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place Medals

Team Prizes:  Groups 2-5:    1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place Medals

9:15 pm    Fools Flex

A group warm up and stretching session in the gym

9:30 pm    Fools Rules

Pre-race instructions


11:00 pm   Fool’s Gold Award Ceremony



The Fool's Itinerary

Fools Run Course Map

Blue Raven Paper Registration Form

Costume Contest Registration Form


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

10 & Under, 11-15, 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 & Over

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

Best Dressed Fools Court (Groups of 2-5)  1st, 2nd, 3rd place medals to winning groups

More Information:

Contact the Race Director:

Rick Wilson at