Be a part of Hayward’s legendary summer celebration, the Lumberjack World Championships by racing 5K (3.1 miles).

Start and finish at the Lumberjack Bowl, home of the Lumberjack World Championships.  Tour the streets of Hayward on a fast and fun course that is great for running, walking, or both.

Get the full lumberjack experience at the Lumberjack World Championships!  Tickets are on sale NOW: book your ticket!

Lumberjack Run Start Line

Course Map

5K (3.1 miles) Course

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Strollers are allowed on the course, please note there is one trail section that is sandy.  Please do not run with dogs during the event. Dogs are not allowed in Lumberjack Bowl.

Prizes and Costume Contest

The top male, top female and one lucky finisher (drawn at random) will win a free entry to any individual Birkie event!

Channel your flannel to the next level during your 5k! The participants with the best Lumberjack and Lumberjill costume will also be awarded a free entry to any individual Birkie event!

Bib Pickup and Race Schedule

Bib Pickup

  • Bib pick-up will be available at the Birkie Office/Store, Hayward, WI, on Friday, July 29, from 4pm-7pm.
  • Saturday, race day pickup is from 7am-8am at Lumberjack Bowl.
  • Pre-register before you leave home!  No on-site registration available.

Weekend Schedule

Darn Fine Sponsors

Gold Circle Elite
Gold Level Sponsors of the Major Birkie Events Year-Round

Earth Rider Brewery
Hayward Area Memorial Hospital
GU Energy Gel
New Moon Ski Shop
Kwik Trip

Supporting Sponsors
Sponsors of the Lumberjack Run

Anglers Bar and Grill
Hayward Fly Fishing Co
Backroads Coffee
Hayward Family Dentistry
Home Base
Hansen Family Chiropractic
Ahlgren's Boutique
Mainstream Boutique
Coop's Pizza Parloure