Be a part of Hayward’s legendary summer celebration, the Lumberjack World Championships by racing 5K (3.1 miles) at the shore of Lake Hayward.  The race starts and finishes at Lumberjack Bowl.

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2018 Registration Opens May 15, 2018

The first 150 registrants will receive a commemorative t-shirt. Race day registration is available, but t-shirts are not guaranteed.

Registration Fee:

  • Ages 19 and over: $25-May 15 through May 28; $30-May 29 through July 17; $35 after July 17.
  • Ages 18 and under: $10 through race day.


The first 150 registrants will receive a darn fine Lumberjack Run t-shirt – YoHo!

Prizes awarded for best lumberjack costume – male & female

The Top Male, Top Female and One Lucky Finisher (Drawn at Random) Will Win a Free Entry to Any Individual Birkie Event!

Schedule/Packet Pickup

Early Packet Pickup

Race packet pickup on July 19 & 20, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, at the American Birkebeiner Ski Foundation Office.

Race Day Registration & Packet Pickup

Race day registration and packet pick up will be on race day, July 21, 2018 from 7:00 to 7:45 am at the Lumberjack Bowl

Race Schedule

8:00 am Race Start

Course Map

New 5k (3.2 miles) Course!

Click Here to View the Course Map »

Darn Fine Sponsors

2016 Lumberjack Sponsors