The Glow in the Deke 5k Fun Run/Walk is a “glow in the dark” night run/walk. Runners and walkers will be encouraged to deck themselves out in glow in the dark items and run or walk this fun course that will start just outside the UW-L Veterans Memorial Sports Complex going through the scenic Myric/Hixon trails and end back on the stadium track! An event glow in the dark long-sleeve t-shirt will be included!The 5k run/walk registration will begin at 6:00 pm and end at 7:00 pm. The 5k run/walk will begin at 7:30 p.m. Deke’s Dash youth races will take place immediately following the 5k run/walk on the UW-L Veterans Memorial Sports Complex track.
This event will have food and beverage available throughout the night and we encourage everyone to stay and party with us and the band that will play after the race has concluded.All proceeds from this event will benefit the Hope Lives Foundation which works with cancer patients and survivors; as well as “Deke’s Kids,” a scholarship program which provides membership scholarships to Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater La Crosse members in the memory of our friend Derrick “Deke” Kroll.
For more info, go to the event page.