Kids Fun Runs are cancelled for Summer 2020.

Appleton Kids Fun Runs provide children ages 2-12 an opportunity to participate in an encouraging race open to all levels & abilities. Race participants enjoy a family friendly atmosphere that encourages kids to move & get healthy.  Come and share the joy of fitness with your entire family!

This is a FREE event/program for children and their families that Appleton Parks & Recreation hosts in collaboration with Fleet Feet Sports Fox Valley, and in partnership with the Fox Cities Marathon.

All Fun Runs will be held on Sunday evenings at 6:00 p.m.!


2020 DATES: June 7, 21, and July 19 *No rain dates will be scheduled*

TIME: Run begins at 6:00 p.m. (Age groups will be sent off in waves)

AGES: 2-12 years old*   (*Children ages 4 & younger must have an older sibling or adult run with them.)

LOCATION:  Appleton Memorial Park – Registration at the Universal Playground


Registration Information

Our Kids Fun Runs are EXTREMELY popular!  To save your family time on the day of the run, and to SKIP THE LINE, Pre-Registration is STRONGLY encouraged!  On-site registration will still be available for those who choose to participate after the pre-registration deadline.

NEW FOR 2020!  T-shirts can be purchased at each fun run event.  All profits made from t-shirt sales will be donated to the Snowdrop Foundation who provides scholarships for pediatric cancer patients and survivors.
Learn more about the Snowdrop Foundation

*Non-resident registration opens on March 18, 2020

DATE: Sunday, June 7
LOCATION: Appleton Memorial Park (check in at Universal Playground)
TIME: 6:00 p.m.
CLASS #: 366905-S1


DATE: Sunday, June 21
LOCATION: Appleton Memorial Park (check in at Universal Playground)
TIME: 6:00 p.m.
CLASS #: 366905-S2


Kick off to Children’s Week 

DATE: Sunday, July 19
LOCATION: Appleton Memorial Park (check in at the Universal Playground)
TIME: 6:00 p.m.
CLASS #: 366905-S3

Learn more about Appleton Children’s Week