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Run Back to School is right around the Corner

Sign up for team MPS Alumni and join us on Aug. 25 at Washington Park for a 5K run or a 1.5-mile walk to help launch the 2018-19 school year.

Below is the event information:

  • Date: Saturday, Aug. 25
  • Time: 9 a.m. (Walk-up registration runs from 7:30-8:30 a.m. on race day)
  • Free parking
  • Kids' Price: $5 (17 and under)
  • Adults' Price: $10 (price increases to $15 for adults  after Aug. 13)

Run Back to School also has a school mascot race, entertainment and refreshments, exhibit booths with healthy resources, and activities for kids. T-shirts and race bags will be given out to all participants.

Every year, the run continues to bring together hundreds of Milwaukeeans from countless communities who are dedicated to supporting Milwaukee Public Schools. The money goes to supporting extra-curricular activities, athletics, the district, youth sports programming, and grants for team uniforms.

For more information, or to sign up for Team MPS Alumni, visit

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