The Village of Marathon City will be hosting the First Ever Root Run 5K on Saturday morning, September 16, 2017 at 10:00am as part of The First Ever International Wisconsin Ginseng Festival in beautiful Marathon City right in the heart of the Ginseng Capitol. The Root Run 5K course will begin at Veteran’s Park and run around the beautiful scenery and wooded area of St. Anthony’s Retreat Center.
There will be a Ginseng Care Package for the top male and female finishers and prizes for the winner of each division.
Register online here 2017 Root Run 5K Registration . Registration will be open until 8:30am on Thursday, September 14.
After the race enjoy some food and beverage at Veteran’s Park and then enjoy all the festivities of The International Wisconsin Ginseng Festival. There will be a festival program in your packet. Enjoy all kinds of local ginseng food and beverage, craft beers, wines and soda with nonstop entertainment. For more information on festival visit www.Wisconsinginsengfestival.com
Run is friends to Kids, Strollers and Dogs on Leash
**Learn about the health benefits of ginseng
8:30-9:45AM Registration and Packet Pick Up
10:00AM Root Run 5K
Cost: $16.50 until the morning of the event. $20 same day registration