• 2020 Run for a Cause

    In 2019, 29 runners put their feet to the pavement in the Run for a Cause program, raising a combined $23,985 for area charities. Each participant receives a free race entry to the Door County Half Marathon with a commitment to raise at least $250 for charity. Now in its ninth year, the program has […]

  • Running for a Cause

    Baldwin takes on 13.1-mile challenge for the Sue Baldwin Foundation Carrie Baldwin has never run a 5K, but in May 2020, she has committed to completing the Door County Half Marathon, which means running a total of 13.1 miles.  “I am not a runner,” Baldwin said, but she has a compelling reason to take on […]

  • One Barrel Launches 2.62 Marathon on Thanksgiving Weekend

    Have you always wanted to run a marathon – without running all those miles?  Now you can at the One Barrel 2.62 Marathon in Egg Harbor Nov. 30. The run, just a wee bit shorter than a real marathon of 26.2 miles, will take participants through the backroads of Egg Harbor before finishing at the […]

  • Door County Triathlon Registration Opens

    Registration is now open for the 16th annual Door County Triathlon, taking place July 18-19, 2020. There will be a sprint triathlon on Saturday morning, a kids’ triathlon on Saturday afternoon and a half iron triathlon on Sunday. In addition to a scenic race, look forward to swag and post-race food and beverages. Early-bird registration […]

  • Hey Hey 5K Draws an AutumnFest Crowd

    Brigham Green led 331 runners who finished the fifth Hey Hey 5K run Sept. 28 in Baileys Harbor. Green, of Waukesha, finished in 18:32, topping Ryan Miller of Fish Creek, who finished in 19:19.  Valerie Richter of St. Charles, Illinois, paced the women with a time of 19:29. Kate Nelson of Lake Villa, Illinois, finished […]

  • Hey Hey 5k Run

    September 28

    Starts and ends at the Door County Brewing Co. taproom as part of Baileys Harbor Autumnfest. All runners get a race t-shirt, pint glass, and your first beer or root beer free in the taproom. Kids get root beer floats! For more information and to register visit

  • Half Marathon Registration Opens Oct. 1

    Registration for one of Wisconsin’s premier running events opens Oct. 1. That’s when runners can lock in their spot for the 13th Door County Half Marathon and Nicolet Bay 5K. The runs will take place Saturday, May 2, 2020, on a closed-road course in Door County’s beautiful Peninsula State Park.  The half marathon, capped at […]

  • By the Numbers: Door County Half Marathon

    May 2 Date of the 2020 Door County Half Marathon 12 Number of years the race has been run, making 2020 its 13th year 22,222 Number of finishers during those 12 years 90 Percentage of runners who come from outside Door County to participate 1:07:56 The half marathon course record, set by Tyler Sigl of […]

  • Run the Hey Hey 5K Sept. 28

    There’s still time to sign up for Door County’s fun fall run, the Hey Hey 5K, in Baileys Harbor on Saturday, Sept. 28.  Runners can sign up at packet pickup Friday, Sept. 27, 6-9 pm; and Saturday before the race, 7-7:45 am. Join more than 300 fellow runners at the Door County Brewing Co. Taproom […]

  • More Than 2,000 Will Compete in 15th Door County Triathlon

    More than 2,000 finely tuned athletes will hit the shore of Frank Murphy County Park in Egg Harbor this weekend for the 15th Door County Triathlon.  The event will kick off Saturday with the sold-out Sprint Triathlon at 8 am. Participants will take on a .25-mile swim, 18-mile bike ride and 3.1-mile run. A thousand […]

  • Hey Hey 5K Prices Increase July 1

    Time is running out to sign up for the Sept. 28 Hey Hey 5K at the lowest price of the year. Register for the race before July 1 for just $30. The run starts and ends at Door County Brewing Co. Taproom and Music Hall on the morning of the Autumnfest celebration in Baileys Harbor. […]

  • Crossroads Trail Run Returns June 22 for 10th Year

    The Crossroads Trail Run (visit for details and start times) – featuring a 10K, 5K and 2K walk/fun run – will return June 22 for its 10th year. In keeping with the reason it was developed – to raise awareness of sustainability – Friends of Crossroads will present each finisher with a native white cedar or larch […]

  • By the Numbers: Door County Half Marathon

    $23,985 Amount raised by the 29 runners who took part in the Run For A Cause Program $179,900 Amount raised by runners through the Run For A Cause Program since 2010 1,309 Runners who finished the half marathon distance 3 Number of women who broke the half marathon women’s course record 4 Number of times […]

  • Christensen Paces Fastest Women’s Field Ever in Door County Half Marathon

    F The 2019 Door County Half Marathon featured a pair of familiar faces breaking the finish line tape. Rodee Schneider of Madison won the race for the fourth time, while Hanna Christensen, also of Madison, won her second as she shattered her own women’s course record with a time of 1:22:05. Christensen lead the fastest […]

  • One Runner’s Slow Course to Recovery

    Most of the 750 runners standing at the starting line of the Nicolet Bay 5K race Saturday morning will have similar stories. Some will be recreational runners taking in the beauty of the course in Peninsula State Park. Others will be more serious runners trying to break a personal record. Finally, there will be participants […]

  • Half Marathon Registration Closes Monday

    Organizers of the Door County Half Marathon and Nicolet Bay 5k have extended registration through Monday, April 29. “We’ve had a lot of runners transfer from the half marathon to the 5k, which has opened some spots in the half marathon,” said race director Brian Fitzgerald. The race takes place Saturday, May 4 in Peninsula […]

  • Hey Hey 5k Run

    September 22, 2018

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    One event on September 21, 2019 at 12:00am

    Starts and ends at the Door County Brewing Co. taproom as part of Baileys Harbor Autumnfest. All runners get a race t-shirt, pint glass, and your first beer or root beer free in the taproom. For more information and to register visit

  • Schneider Wins Door County Half Marathon for 3rd Time

    Rodee Schneider won the Door County Half Marathon for the third time Saturday on a warm day in Peninsula State Park. Schneider, of Madison, finished in 1:16:25, 15 seconds ahead of Jake Erschen. Katelynn Williams fought her way through the heat to pace the women with a time of 1:28:43. The Madison resident finished more […]

  • 2,600 to Run Door County Half Marathon and Nicolet Bay 5k Saturday

    A swarm of runners from throughout the Midwest will converge on Door County this weekend for the 11th Door County Half Marathon and Nicolet Bay 5k. More than 2,600 runners are signed up for the race in Peninsula State Park that is considered one of the most picturesque in the region. More than 90 percent […]

  • Biking, Running Trails Could Come to Sturgeon Bay’s Big Hill Park

    Sturgeon Bay could be getting the first mountain bike skills park in Door County by the end of 2018. At its meeting June 28, the Sturgeon Bay Parks and Recreation Committee gave the thumbs up for the Door County Silent Sports Alliance (DCSSA) to pursue grants to build a 1.25-mile off-road cycling and running trail […]