Tag: Running

  • 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 […]

  • Sigl Sets Course Record in 10th Door County Half Marathon

    Sigl Sets Course Record in 10th Door County Half Marathon Tyler Sigl crushed the course record as he won his second consecutive Door County Half Marathon in Peninsula State Park Saturday, May 6. Sigl, of Seymour, Wis., topped Jason Ryf’s nine-year-old course record by over 1:01, finishing in 1:07:56. Michael Quesnell finished second with a […]

  • Fall 50 Door County Results – Minnesotans Take Firsts

    The 11th annual Fall 50 road race took place in peak colors with perfect running weather Oct. 22. Chase Nowak of Plymouth, MN cruised to victory in 5:46:49, a pace of 6:57 per mile. On the women’s side, Jamie Blumentritt of Eagan, MN won the women’s race with a time of 7:30:50, a 9:10 per […]

  • Hey Hey 5k Run

    September 24, 2016 @ 8:00am

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    One event on September 23, 2017 at 8:00am

    One event on September 22, 2018 at 8:00am

    Door County’s race with character(s)! Get an awesome race shirt, Hey Hey 5k mason jar pint glass, and your first fill-up on us at the second annual Hey Hey 5k in Baileys Harbor. The race pays homage to a Door County icon, Freddie Kodanko, the Polka King, who loved his home, his beer, and his […]

  • Fifty Miles on Foot: Getting to know the ‘pain cave’ during a solo Fall 50

    I was nervous. I have run a marathon. I’ve biked halfway across the country. But running 50 miles was something that I struggled to wrap my head around.

  • 25 Years of Running Wild at Potawatomi State Park

    For the past 24 years, runners of all ages have gathered at Potawatomi State Park to take part in Run Wild – the annual fundraiser for the Friends of Potawatomi State Park.

  • Becoming A Runner

    When I started this journey on Nov. 30, 2011, I truly had no idea what I was getting into. I knew that I wanted to lose my baby weight. I knew that I wanted to get back in shape.

  • When Trash Talk Goes Wrong

    Under gray skies and through a heavy mist Sunday afternoon, I ran farther than I ever have in my life. I was putting in my first “long run.” Twelve miles around the damp back roads of Baileys Harbor.

  • Aaron Schneider Doubles Down in Century Pursuit

    The sun was long gone when Aaron Schneider made the turn into Sunset Park toward the finish line of the Fall 50 Saturday night, just as it was when he started his run in the same spot the night before.

  • Out of the Water

    As day breaks on July 18, 2010, Door County Triathlon Race Director Sean Ryan is glued to his radio. A thousand athletes will soon descend on Frank Murphy County Park in Egg Harbor for the Half Iron event, and a bank of heavy clouds hangs ominously over Green Bay.

  • When Every Step Is A Challenge

    Imagine having to pay attention to every step as you compete in a race. Imagine being at the starting line wondering when your feet will start to burn.

  • Door County Half Marathon

    Getting Started Is the Hard Part at the Door County Half Marathon

    It was about 9:45 in the morning on Saturday when most of the thousand runners in the Door County Half Marathon swarmed into place along Shore Road, packed tight and eager for the start of the 3rd running