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

183 teams and 3,335 participants have raised $186,746.48

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

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. 

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Registering for BOTH the Sole Burner and Paw Burner?  Use the discount code PAW2019 at the Paw Burner site to get $5 off your registration fee. 

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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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The number one reason people donate to American Cancer Society events is because someone asked them to.


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Top Participants:

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Top Participants
  1. Jenny Morrow - $3,435.00
  2. I Made a Donation Deb Zelenak - $1,815.00
  3. I Made a Donation Erin Ness - $1,205.00

Top Teams:

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Top Teams
  1. Team Thumber - $8,140.00
  2. AZCO, Inc - $6,835.00
  3. Ann Beaster - $5,255.00

Top Companies/Clubs:

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  1 -  The Marion Advertiser       ($8,140.00)
  2 -  AZCO INC       ($6,835.00)
  3 -  Heartland Technology Group       ($3,465.00)