November 22, 2012 8:30 am

Drumstick Dash 5K

Burn Calories Before You Feast!

A new Thanksgiving day tradition, Drumstick Dash, is coming to Milwaukee! The 5K run/walk on Thanksgiving morning, November 22, will benefit Feeding America Eastern Wisconsin. The race is open to all ages and will take participants around the Historic Milwaukee Mile and additional landmarks within the Wisconsin State Fair Park. Nonperishable food donations will be collected the day of the race or you can make a monetary donation when you register at

  • Registration: 7:30 a.m., Cream Puff Pavilion 
  • Race: 8:30 a.m.
  • Bring nonperishable food donations & be entered to win great prizes
  • Drumstick Dash is a timed race, but walkers are encouraged to participate
  • Register online here

We're also in need of 40 volunteers to make this a successful event! Volunteer positions include: packet pick up, finish line, course and the water station. If you are interested in volunteering please contact Jenny Mendenhall at 414-831-6345 or

Can't make it to Drumstick Dash this year? Make an online donation to help feed hungry families this holiday season. 

Drumstick Dash is presented by Balistreri Owned and Operated Sendik's Food Markets. Vision Event Management, the producers of Summerfest Rock n' Sole, the Brewer's Mini-Marathon and the BMO Harris Bank Madison Mini Marathon & 5K will host this event.