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 4,365 participants have raised $307,771.99

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

Stay engaged all year round with other FUNdraiser Events that benefit the American Cancer Society Sole Burner 5K.

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Enjoy the beautiful sunset from the comfort of a kayak as we unite to fight cancer! This 2 hour guided excursion launches at the mouth of the Fox River and traverses Doty Island's Lake Winnebago shoreline. Experience it all - The Fox River channel, the open Lake Winnebago and the relaxing inlet of Doty Island! Fox River Kayaking Co will be donating a portion of proceeds to the American Cancer Society. 
Cost: $60/per person (includes kayak rental, but you are welcome to bring your own kayak or canoe if you have one)
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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 


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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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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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Top Participants:

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Top Participants
  1. I Made a Donation Deb Zelenak - $3,683.00
  2. I Made a Donation Jenny Morrow - $3,286.00
  3. I Made a Donation Lyn DuChateau - $2,780.00

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)