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Patrick Cudahy Race for the Bacon Run/Walk will take place on Thursday, July 31 at 6:30 p.m. in Cudahy.

The race will start on Sheridan Drive right in front of the Patrick Cudahy statue.

The race will be chip-timed by Prime Time Timing, Milwaukee.

The entry fee is $35 for the 5k ($40 after May 1 and on race day).

Shirts will be guaranteed for runners registered by July 15.

Registration can be done by clicking here.

A portion of the proceeds from Race for the Bacon will be donated to Southeastern Wisconsin Chapter of JDRF.

If you just want to attend the Bacon Bash and not participate in the race, tickets are available for $15 and can only be purchased at the race starting at 4:30 p.m. Make sure to get there early because the supply of race-day Bacon Bash tickets is limited.


Packet Pickup Information

We will be holding a packet pickup on Wednesday, July 30 at Performance Running Outfitters, 4453 N. Oakland Avenue, Shorewood, from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Packets can be picked up on race-day in the Sheridan Park from 4:30 to 6:15 p.m.


The awards ceremony will be held at approximately 7:30 p.m.

The top three overall male and female finishers will be given a special award and will not be eligible for age group awards.

Awards will be given to the top 3 female and male finishers in the following age groups: Under 10, 10-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, Over 80.


Each runner will receive:


Parking will be available in the Cudahy High School lot off S. Lake Drive (enter from Pulaski Avenue) and in the neighborhoods west of S. Lake Drive near the football stadium. Please be aware that Lake Drive will be closed from Pulaski Avenue to the St. Francis city line beginning around 5:30 p.m.


Results will be posted near the finish area when they become available and will also be put on our website and Running in the USA.


Like Race for the Bacon on Facebook and follow @BaconRace on Twitter for the latest updates.

Course Map

2014 Race for the Bacon Course Map

Charity Auction

We will be holding an Ebay auction for 10 VIP packages with all proceeds going to Southeastern Wisconsin Chapter of JDRF. These will include the top 10 bib numbers. Each package will include entry into the race, two entries to the post-race party and a ton of other goodies from our sponsors. There will be 10 separate auctions (one for each of the top 10 numbers) and they will begin in May. Like us on Facebook for updates and visit the VIP page for more information!


Don’t want to run, but want to attend the Bacon Bash? Consider volunteering. Our volunteers will receive free admission to the Bacon Bash (a $10 value). We need help at packet pickup/registration and on the course. Volunteers will be needed from around 4:30 to 6:15 p.m. (packet pickup/registration) and 6:15 to 7:30 p.m. (course). If you are interested, email us at racedirector@longrunathletics.com.
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