Saturday, June 4th, 2016
at Veterans Park, Milwaukee, WI

Annual 3.1 mile (5K) run and 2 mile walk open to all men, women and children. The Giggle Gallop is approximately 1/8 mile and is open to all children ages 2-8. The post race party will include refreshments, FREE door prizes, LIVE entertainment and awards ceremony held at Veteran’s Park, Milwaukee. Proceeds will be given to Laura’s Smile Foundation to educate and advocate about ovarian cancer.

Chip timing will be used this year for all of those participating in the 5K run. Remember: Place your chip on the the FRONT of your shirt in order to receive an accurate time.

Map and Parking Directions

Pre-Race Packet Pick-up

When: Friday, June 3rd, 11:30am-7:00pm
Where: Performance Running Outfitters
Located in the Ravenna Building
4533 N. Oakland Ave., Shorewood, WI 53211
Cross streets: Between E. Glendale Ave. and E. Kensington Blvd.

Remember: You can register last minute at Performance Running Outfitters. Registration Fee: $25

Laura’s Smile Mile Flyer (PDF – 1.8MB)

teal ribbon butterfly
Butterfly Release 2016

With a minimum $20 donation, you can purchase a butterfly to personally release at the Laura’s Smile Mile Ceremony, June 4th, in honor/memory of your loved one. Limited quantities! Reserve yours by Sunday, May 15th. Contact Mark David 262-644-0656 or mdavid40 [at]


Event Details

Schedule of Events:

  • 8:00-10:00 am – Race day registration and Giggle Fun (What’s this?)
  • 10:30 am – 5K Run Route Map (PDF – 2.9MB)
  • 10:35am – 2 mile walk
  • 11:30 am – Giggle Gallop (What’s this?)
  • Post Race Party – Awards Ceremony, LIVE Entertainment, Food, Drinks and FREE Door Prizes

Cost for registration:

  • 5k run/2 mile walk: $20 by May 15th, $25 thereafter
  • Giggle Gallop: $10
  • Pre-Registration must be received no later than May 31st.
  • If interested in running as a team of 10 or more, registration would be $18/participant. If registered by May 15th, you will receive recognition on our web site. Please contact us prior to registering. Teams must be pre-registered by May 31st. NOTE: There will be a separate registration tent for groups.
  • All 5K and 2 mile walk participants will receive Wigwam running socks and reusable goodie bags.

Registration Form (PDF – 1MB)
Pledge Form (PDF – 373KB)
5K Run/2 Mile Walk Route Map (PDF – 2.9MB)
Detailed Agenda (PDF – 41KB)
Event Layout (PDF – 135KB)

Forgotten if you registered? Has everyone on the team registered?
Check out our registered participants list.

Make checks payable to:
Laura’s Smile Foundation

Gear Check and Chip Timing!

Participants can leave their gear in a secured tent during the event.

Chip timing will be used this year for all of those who are participating in the 5K Run. Remember to place your chip on the FRONT of your shirt in order to receive an accurate time.


Laura's Smile Mile Award Medal
Given to the top 3 overall male and female 5K winners and the first 3 males and females in each age category.

Race will start and finish at Veterans Park located on Milwaukee’s Lakefront. The route will start at the pavilion and continue around the lagoon to the War Memorial and finish at the pavilion.

Team participation

We will once again have prizes for 4 teams, including the 2 largest teams and 2 teams randomly selected on race day.  Teams must have 10 members in order to be considered a team.  There is a $2.00 discount for each team member.  Members can either register online or via mail.  Captains will need to set up their teams prior to having members register.


Children’s event open to ages 2-8. It is approximately 1/8 mile. All Giggle Gallop participants will receive goodie bags and medals.

The Fun Never Ends… Giggle Fun

Kids of all ages can decorate their racing bibs as well as their own cupcake. Face Painting – $1 donation

ALSO There will be two bouncy houses appropriate for ages toddlers through kindergarten to enjoy. Parents will have no problem keeping a watchful eye on the children with the see-through netting on all sides.

Map and Parking Directions

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Parking Directions:

From Lincoln Memorial Drive, turn onto Lagoon Drive. Two parking lots are available on Lagoon Drive.

Dogs, skates, rollerblades, skateboards and bikes are prohibited from the Run/Walk.
Milwaukee County Parks