Sole Burner 5K Walk-Run

Saturday, May 11, 2019

Reg 7:00am Race 9am

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City Park - Appleton
500 East Franklin St, Appleton Map it

194 teams and 4,357 participants have raised $311,053.54

Total above may not reflect all participants, teams, and donations

Wrap Up Invite


Let us take care of your lunch on September 26, 2019!

You have heard it said that there is no such thing as a free lunch but with the generosity of the Texas Roadhouse there is! Texas Roadhouse in Green Bay and Appleton will be hosting a free lunch on September 26. The lunch includes a delicious pulled pork sandwich, applesauce, fries and a drink for free. Local celebrities, cancer survivors, ACS staff and volunteers with be serving you. All donations and tips raised during lunch will go to the American Cancer Society to help fight cancer. Can't stay for lunch? No problem...Carry-out orders are welcome and delivery is available with donations of $150 or more!  Click Here for the to-go order form to order your lunches today.  Help us share this awesome opportunity by printing out a poster and displaying it in your office.  You will get credit for all donations that you solicit for this fundraiser so make sure to tell your friends and family members to mention your name or your Sole Burner team name when they make a donation. 

Thank you for coming out to the Sole Burner 5K Walk/Run!

If you were registered as a 5K chip timed runner CLICK HERE for your results. 

Check out this years team photos and event photos all week on our FACEBOOK PAGE. Don't forget to tag us and share your Sole Burner photos @SoleBurnerAppleton.



What is the Sole Burner 5K Walk/Run?

The American Cancer Society Sole Burner 5K Walk/Run presented by ThedaCare Cancer Care is one of Wisconsin's largest 5K's. Unite with around 5,000 other passionate cancer fighters and running enthusiast who fundraised over $311,000 in 2018 for the fight against cancer. This family friendly event includes Kids Activities, a Kids Fun Run, and Survivor VIP area. The Sole Burner is a place of celebration,  hope, healing and tribute for everyone.  Register today as an individual, or as a team with your family, friends or co-workers. 



Event Details

Be sure to check out all the important day of event information here.  Parking, awards, course map, and much more!


Do you have a question about the Sole Burner?  Find the answer here!


The Sole Burner could not opperate with out our volunteers.  Find out here how you can help make this years event amazing by donating a little bit of your time.

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Sponsor Opportunities

Join other area business leaders as they celebrate the important work that happens every day to help finish the fight against cancer.

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Download or print materials that help you and your team promote and raise funds for the American Cancer Society Sole Burner 5k Walk Run event.

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Top Participants:

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Top Participants
  1. Jenny Morrow - $9,190.00
  2. I Made a Donation Deb Zelenak - $4,005.00
  3. I Made a Donation Lyn DuChateau - $3,030.00

Top Teams:

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Top Teams
  1. AZCO, Inc - $13,490.00
  2. Team Thumber - $8,515.00
  3. Ann Beaster - $7,105.00

Top Companies/Clubs:

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  1 -  AZCO INC       ($13,490.00)
  2 -  The Marion Advertiser       ($8,515.00)
  3 -  Heartland Technology Group       ($6,404.25)