Sole Burner 5k Walk/Run

Saturday, May 12, 2018

Reg 7:30am Race 9am

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

184 teams and 4,503 participants have raised $310,326.99

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

Mark your calendar for our 2018 Sole Burner 5K Awards Night.  We are excited to celebrate the sucess of all our participants! Click Here to RSVP by September 15, 2018.

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2019 t shirt design contest

Do you have what it takes to design the 2019 Sole Burner 5K Walk/Run participant shirt?

The winning design will be printed on:

  • Over 5,000 Participant t-shirts for the Appleton and Coulee Region Sole Burners
  • Over 10,000 Registration Forms
  • Over 300 Posters and Flyers

The winning designer will be awarded with:

  • A Sole Burner gift basket including 5 shirts with their design on them, promotional materials with the design, Sole Burner goodies and a free entry to the 2019 Sole Burner 5K Walk/Run in Appleton.


Submit your design and completed registration form today to



Post Event Donations

The event might be over, but we will continue fundraising all year for the Sole Burner!  Post event donations will still be added to your team's fundraising total. Please mail in the Offline Donation Form with your donation so we can be sure to connect it to the right team/participant. Donations can be mailed to:

American Cancer Society

Attn: Sole Burner Appleton

2100 Riverside Dr., Ste 201

Green Bay, WI 54301 


your opinion

Help us ensure this is an event that people continue to want to come to year after year.  Please take a minute to give us your feedback by filling out our
2018 Sole Burner Event Survey.



2018 Sole Burner Race Results





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.

Download Library

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.

Fundraising Tips

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. I Made a Donation Deb Zelenak - $3,848.00
  2. I Made a Donation Jenny Morrow - $3,286.00
  3. I Made a Donation Bruce Seidl - $2,980.00

Top Teams:

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Top Teams
  1. AZCO INC. - $14,300.00
  2. Heartland - $6,266.00
  3. Air Wisconsin - $5K for Cancer - $6,062.97

Top Companies/Clubs:

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  1 -  AZCO INC.       ($14,300.00)
  2 -  Heartland Technology Group       ($6,266.00)
  3 -  Icon Marketing       ($5,210.00)