• 2018 Syttende Mai Classic 17 Mile Walk

    Saturday, May 19, 2018 · 6:00 — 7:00 am Rolling Start

    For up-to-date race information, Like and Follow us on Facebook!

    The Syttende Mai 17 mile walk begins with a rolling start between 6:00 - 7:00 am on Saturday, May 19th.

    Race starts here:

    The Field Auto Group
    (formerly The Badger Bowl)
    506 E. Badger Rd.
    Madison, Wisconsin

    The course travels from Madison to Stoughton, following the same route as the 20-mile Syttende Mai Run, using the last 17 miles.
     


     

  • 2018 REGISTRATION HAS BEGUN!

    Click Here to register! 

    We encourage everyone to use our online system. Paper applications are available at the Stoughton Chamber.

    Stoughton Chamber of Commerce
    532 E. Main Street
    Stoughton WI 53589
    608-873-7912

    For a map of the race route click here.

  • 17-Mile Walk Entry Fees

    $35 before December 31, 2017
    $40 Jan 1 – April 19, 2018
    $45 Apr 20 – May 9, 2018
    $50 After May 9, 2018
     


     

  • PRE-REGISTRATION DEADLINES

    • Online registrations must be received by 11:59pm on Thursday, May 17, 2018.
    • Paper applications must be postmarked by Monday, May 7, 2018.
       

    DAY OF RACE REGISTRATION

    • You can register the morning of the race starting at 5:45 at the starting line.
    • Please be patient.  NO EARLY REGISTRATION. 
       

    STARTING LINE

    • The 17 Mile walk is anticipated to start at The Field Auto Group (formerly The Badger Bowl,) 506 E. Badger Rd., Madison, Wisconsin.
    • Water and portable toilets are available at the start.
       

    PACKET PICK UP

    • You must pick up your packet the morning of the event only.
    • Your packet ONLY contains your number and pins.
    • Packets are not available prior to race morning.
    • Packets are available starting at 5:45am at the Starting Line/Registration area on Badger Road.
    • Allow sufficient time to pick up your packet.
    • Wear your number displayed clearly on the front of your body to identify yourself as a participant.
    • Your t-shirt and other goodies are all at the finish line!
       

    WALK START

    • Walkers may start walking between 6:00am and 7:00am.
    • Note this is a rolling start, open early for your convenience, however there is limited staffing on the course before 7:00am.
    • Before 7:00am there are limited aid stations and police controlled intersections.
       

    T-SHIRTS

    • Your Syttende Mai Classic commemorative t-shirt is a FINISHER SHIRT that you will receive at the finish line only.
       

    FREE BUS TRANSPORTATION — PLEASE READ CAREFULLY!

    • Buses are available for runners and walkers before and after the race.
    • At 5:30am, buses before the race will begin leaving from Mandt Park in Stoughton, taking you to the run and walk starting lines.
    • The last bus leaves Stoughton at 7:00am to accommodate the 8:00am start time for the 10-mile run. 
    • After the race, return buses will travel from Mandt Park in Stoughton to the Madison Capitol Square and Badger Bowl only.
    • Return buses depart from Mandt Park beginning at 11:00am. The last bus departs at 1:00pm.

     

    RACE AMENITIES

    • Water is provided at the start, along the course, and at the finish.
    • Gatorade is provided at aid stations along on the course.
    • Fruit and refreshments will be available at the finish line until 1:00 pm. (For runners and walkers only!)

     

    OTHER GENERAL EVENT INFORMATION

    • The 17 Mile Walk is not a timed walk, and no prizes are awarded.
       

    RESTRICTIONS

    • Absolutely no support vehicles, animals, bicycles, baby joggers, skateboards, roller skates, in-line skates, roller skis or other wheeled vehicles will be permitted on the race course (except course marshals).
    • Runners receiving aid from any of the aforementioned will be subject to disqualification.
    • You must walk/run a maximum of 2 abreast and stay on the left side of the road.
    • Syttende Mai officials reserve the right to disqualify any participant for inappropriate action or behavior.

     

    NO REFUNDS

     

  • Upcoming Events