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PO Box 1012
Madison, WI
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Freeze for FoodActivities | Freeze for Food

SAVE THE DATE: FREEZE FOR FOOD – Saturday, January 17, 2015.

This event is never cancelled due to weather.

The RPCVs of Wisconsin-Madison work with the Colombia Support Network to plan the 34th annual 5K/10K Run/Walk at Vilas Park. You are invited to run and walk with us to raise funds for food for the school lunch and elderly programs at the Peace Community of San Jose de Apartado, Colombia, which is the sister community of Dane County, Wisconsin.

The 5K race is held in the scenic Vilas Park roads and sidewalks and other nearby roads at the northern part of Lake Wingra. The 10K race circles Lake Wingra and passes through the Arboretum. Both races start and end at the Vilas Park Shelter, 1602 Vilas Park Dr., Madison, WI.

Registration Times

  • 5K Run/Walk – 11:15 – 11:45
  • 10K Run/Walk – 12 Noon – 12:45

Start Times

  • 5K Run/Walk – 12 Noon Sharp!
  • 10K Run/Walk – 1pm Sharp!

Registration Fee

  • $20 or $30 for both races until January 15 at 4pm
  • $25 or $35 for both races after January 15 at 4:01pm (raceday registration only)

Online Registration

  • Register with Athens to Atlantis
  • Registration fee includes $5 for online fees and electronic chip timing. The remainder of the fee goes to the Peace Community in Colombia.

Registration Brochure

Registration Poster

  • Download Poster
  • Help us spread the word by placing a poster at your favorite public bulletin board

Registration Packet Pickup

  • If you pre-register by Thursday, 1/9/15, race packets will be available for pickup
    from Saturday, 1/10/15 to Friday, 1/17/15 at 5pm.
  • Catalyst Active Sports, 2045 Atwood Ave, Madison
  • Hours: Mon, closed // Tues-Fri, 10 am to 7 pm // Sat, 10 am to 5 pm // Sun, noon to 4 pm
  • Phone: 608.819.6433

Questions or to volunteer

Recent Year’s Runner Placement:

Past Year’s Results

Year Runners Expenses
(pd by RPCVs)
$$$
Donated
Racetime weather
2014 143 $1,176 $2,588 17°F; 10 mph winds; snow flurries during 5K; cleared snow on most of the run, except up the Edgewood College hill
2013 183 $580.33 $3,096 43°F; 20 mph winds, with strong headwind on last section of 10K; mostly sunny; no ice
2012 110 $994 $2,061 12°F; 0-2 mph winds; sunny; 3“ of snow the day before was well plowed before race time; footing was slippery, but consistent; no ice
2011 137 $1063.99 $2,659 12°F; windy; 1“ new snow
2010 205 $907.60 $3,439 35°F; all pavement, no ice/snow
2009 117 $820.26 $2,378 5°F; no wind, hard snow on pavement
2008 83 $551.19 $2,085 0°F; 20 mph wind, icy, frigid cold
2007 160 $382.83 $2,795 25°F; no snow on pavement
2006 180 $770.02 $3,443 32°F; 3 inches fresh snow, sunny
2005 70 $688.63 $1,474 10°;F; v windy, 10 inches fresh snow
2004 75 $668.19 $2,574 20°F; 2 inches fresh snow, patches of ice
2003 129 $700.52 $2,824 20°F; windy
2002 200 ? $3,300 50°F; warmest FFF
2001 167 $500.00 $3,338 20°F; sunny, no snow; classic freeze
2000 120 $628.13 $2,901 25°F; cloudy; snow on ground
1999 ? $733.81 $2,200 33°F; cloudy; rainy
1998 ? ? $3,544 26°F; mostly cloudy; 0.06″ snow; SW winds 7mph
1997 ? ? $3,000 1⁰F; sunny; no snow; NW winds 5mph
1996 ? ? $2,400 9⁰F; mostly cloudy; no snow; SE winds 6mph
1995 ? $575.00 $2,773 24⁰F; mostly cloudy; 0.01″ snow; NW winds 15mph
1994 40 $350.00 $815 26⁰F; cloudy; no snow; SE winds 12mph
1993 ? $366.25 $865 26⁰F; cloudy; 0.02″ snow; SW winds 13mph
1992 56 $300.00 $831 5⁰F; sunny; no snow; NW winds 15mph
1991 108 $300.00 $1,474 40⁰F; mostly cloudy; no snow; SW winds 17mph
1990 106 $275.00 $1,205 31⁰F; cloudy; 0.05″ snow; NE winds 15mph
1989 81 $256.00 $1,076 31⁰F; sunny; no snow; SW winds 22mph
1988 98 $291.56 $1,621 11⁰F; cloudy; 0.03″ snow; S winds 5mph
1987 78 $246.08 $1,300 25⁰F; cloudy; no snow; little wind
1986 80 $203.82 $920 40⁰F; cloudy; no snow; SW winds 16mph
1985 110 $196.10 $2,042 “-9⁰F; sunny; no snow; NW winds 21mph
1984 89 $144.69 $839 1⁰F; cloudy; no snow; S winds 17mph
1983 106 $104.50 $622 32⁰F; cloudy; 0.08″ snow; NE winds 12mph
1982 45 $70.00 $335 7⁰F; mostly sunny; 0.12″ snow; SW winds 35mph
TOTAL TO-DATE (2014): $14,844 $68,821

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