July 15-18, 2021Memorial Park - Combined Locks


The Fun Starts:
Thursday   5:00p  
Friday   5:00p  
Saturday   10:00a  
Sunday   11:00a  

Paperfest offers fun for all ages through music, food, games and sports!

5K Run/Walk

Friday, July 16th, 2021

6:30pm Start

The 5K run/walk at Paperfest is back for a 16th year! The 5K (3.1 mile) course offers a scenic route through the Memorial Park trail system featuring paved and unpaved sections. Medals will be awarded to the top 3 in each age group and gift cards to the overall male and female finishers. Write your name in history and set a course record! Bring your kids along to run in the FREE Youth 1K Run. Check out the free live music, great food, and more at Paperfest.

Registration Youth
Under 18
Over 18
Early Registration $10 $15
After May 1st $10 $20
After July 1st $15 $25
July 15-16th $20 $30

Registration available during Paperfest Hours and prior to the race. The 5K Run/Walk will take place, rain or shine. Entries are non-refundable. All are welcome!


Medals will be awarded to the top finishers in each age group. Top overall Male and Female participants in the 5K run will receive an additional gift card prize. Age groups: 12& under, 13-15, 16-18, 19-23, 24-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+

Race Day Registration & Packet Pick-Up

Friday July 16, 2021 – 5pm - Arrive Early

5K Run/Walk Partners

Contact Us

5K Run/Walk questions can be directed to 5k@paperfest.org

Paperfest 5K route is subject to change based off of road construction, rest stop, and safety variables.

Course Records


  • 1 - Jesse Wilson (17:43)
  • 2 - Jacob Klumb (17:48)
  • 3 - Marcus Medema (20:25)
  • 4 - Joshua Wilson (21:39)
  • 5 - Neil Sprangers (22:46)


  • 1 - Elisha Wilson (21:51)
  • 2 - Shana Josephson (21:56)
  • 3 - Ella Pahl (22:48)
  • 4 - Jasmine Wilson (25:13)
  • 5 - Kristi Wilson (28:23)

All participates must sign and return our waiver before participating in any event. You may print and sign the above waiver and return via email or mail, or bring with you the day of the event.