University of Wisconsin–Madison

Local Events


Your fitness fun doesn’t need to be confined to campus.

With hundreds of races, activities, and events happening around the Madison area, there’s no shortage of ways for you to take your workout to new levels (and new destinations). Check out these upcoming area events and their descriptions posted below. Whether you want to participate yourself or simply cheer on others, these events are a great way to get outside and embrace all that the city of Madison has to offer. We’ll be updating this page regularly, so check back often to see where your #ActiveBadger lifestyle could take you!


January 1 New Year’s Day Dash Middleton, WI
January 5 Pinnacle Indoor Triathlon Madison, WI
January 6 Subzero 3.3 miler Madison, WI
January 20 Subzero 4 miler Madison, WI
February 3 Movie’ Shoes Frosty 5k Middleton, WI
February 3 Subzero 5 miler Madison, WI
February 10 Valentine’s 5k Madison, WI
March 3 Freeze for Food 5k/10k Middleton, WI
March 17 Shamrock shuffle Madison, WI
April 7 Mad City 100K 50K & Relay Madison, WI
April 7 Parkinson’s Half Marathon & 5K Cottage Grove, WI
April 7 Black Earth 10 Quasi Classic Black Earth, WI
April 21 UWPD Dog Jog 2018 Madison, WI
April 28 Crazylegs Classic Madison, WI
June 3 Lake Mills Triathlon Lake Mills, WI
June 7 Fleet Feet Aquathon Madison Series Madison, WI
June 10 Ironman Wisconsin 70.3 Madison, WI
June 10 Tame The Flame Deerfield Deerfield, WI
June 16 Hot2Trot Half Marathon & 5K Cottage Grove, WI
June 23 Wisconsin Triterium Triathlon Verona, WI
June 23 Tri 4 Schools Sun Prairie Kids Triathlon Sun Prairie, WI
July 5 Fleet Feet Aquathon Madison Series Madison, WI
July 7 Pardeeville Triathlon Pardeeville, WI
July 19 Fleet Feet Aquathon Madison Series Madison, WI
July 28 Waunafest Run Waunakee, WI
July 28 Tri-ing for Childrens Triathlon Dousman, WI
July 29 Tri-ing for Childrens Adult Tri Dousman, WI
August 4 Book’n It Run for Literacy Sun Prairie, WI
August 9 Fleet Feet Aquathon Madison Series Madison, WI
August 18 BMO Harris Madison Mini Marathon Madison, WI
August 18 Tri 4 Schools Middleton Kids Triathlon Middleton, WI
August 25 Middleton Good Neighbor Fest 5K Middleton, WI
August 26 Sugar River Triathlon Belleville, WI
September 1 Cow Chip Classic Prairie du Sac, WI
September 2 Green Lake Area Half Marathon & 5K Green Lake, WI
September 9 Ironman Wisconsin Madison, WI
September 16 Devil’s Challenge Triathlon Baraboo, WI
September 23 The Ride Sun Prairie, WI
November 11 Madison Marathon & Half Marathon Madison, WI
November 22 Berbee Derby Madison, WI

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