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5-Mile • 2.5-Mile • Kids’ Runs

Saturday, May 26, 2018
Plamann Park
1375 E. Broadway, Appleton
Pop Warner Shelter

Registration Now Open
Click HERE to register!

Join us for our 9th annual “sam i am” Run/Walk and help us find a cure for Neurofibromatosis! With a five-mile run, 2.5-mile run/walk, and kids’ runs, we offer fun for the whole family!


  • 5-Mile run – Starts at 8:30 a.m.
  • 2.5-Mile run/walk – Starts at 8:30 a.m.
  • Kids’ runs – Starts at 8 a.m.
    • 1/4-Mile Run – Kids ages 9 and under
    • 1/2-Mile Run – Kids ages 10-12


The 5-Mile Run is a road race consisting of two 2.5-mile loops around Plamann Park. The course will be marked. The 2.5-Mile Run will consist of one loop around the park, and the kids’ runs will consist of an out-and-back from the start/finish area.


All adult participants will receive a Brooks dry-wick shirt* as well as a hand-made finisher’s medal at the end of the event. Children will receive a cotton event shirt and a finisher’s ribbon. Snacks and root beer will be available after the run.


The 5-Mile Run is a timed, competitive event. Awards will be given out to the top three overall male and female finishers of the event, as well as the top three finishers in each age category: 12-15, 16-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, and 80 and above.

The 2.5-Mile event is a FUN run/walk and will not have awards.

The top three boys and girls in each kids’ race will receive an award.


Cost for registration is as follows:

  • $30 for adults (13 & over)
  • $10 Children (3-12)
  • Under 2 Free – no shirt
  • $75/Family*


Although fundraising is not required to run our event, every dollar raised does go towards helping to find a cure for Neurofibromatosis, advocating for NF research, and supporting families dealing with NF. For every $100 dollars you raise, you will be entered to win one of our donated prizes.

  • Four-Day Pop-up Camper rental, YMCA Family Membership, spa day, & many, many more.


Fundraise $100 and get the individual entry fee waived. Fundraise $250 and get the family entry fee waived!

Questions? 920.475.6599

*Note: Family option, limit of two dry-wick shirts per family. Cotton t-shirts will be given to remaining family members.