Cottontail Classic 5k/10k

5K, 10K, 1K

Event Date

Sat, Apr 4, 2015


Madison, WI


Activity Today Later

5k Run/Walk - Individual Age group/open

$25 $30 Closed

10k Run/Walk - Individual Age group/open

$35 $45 Closed

HippityHop Hop-1k - Individual Age group/open

$10 $10 Closed

Easter Egg Hunt-1k - Individual Age group/open

$10 $10 Closed

About This Activity

The Cottontail Classic 5k/10k is a family fun, competitive and memorable Easter Tradition in Fitchburg Wisconsin. The 5k/10k is a timed event for those competitive runners with SUGAR STATIONS on course for those wanting a little more family fun on Easter Saturday.  Following the event there is a 1k Kids Easter Egg Hunt which is meant to get the kids moving by running a 1k while sparking their curiosity searching for Easter Eggs.

Wear bunny ears, an Easter bonnet or full-on bunny suit in one of the 4 Classic options!

Get a chance to run with Peter Cottontail! Soak in the fun at one of our SUGAR STATIONS. Join in the post race fun with a Pancake Breakfast, Music and Socializing!

Cottontail Classic Options:

  • 10k Run/Walk
  • 5k Run/Walk
  • 1K Kids Easter Egg Hunt! Get the parents and kids active running a 1k while sparking their curiosity searching for Easter Eggs (Not Timed)
  • 1k Hippity-Hop Hop! Get your legs bound together and hop like a bunny around a 1k loop (Not Timed)

Event details and schedule

Whats Included?

  • Awesome Cottontail Classic shirt
  • Bunny ears
  • Family fun, safe and competitive run/walk and HOP
  • 3 SUGAR STATIONS to enjoy on course! 
  • Ticket to the post-race pancake breakfast
  • FREE FocalShare digital photos!
  • Post-race entertainment
  • Professional BibTag technology timing (5k/10k). Simply wear your bib visibly on your chest and throw away or keep as a souvenir following the event.

When: 10:00am April 4th, 2015

Where: Mc Gaw, Fitchburg, WI

Schedule of Events:

  • 4/3/2015: Packet Pick Up TBA

  • 4/4/2014: Race Day - Mc Gaw Park, Fitchburg
    • 8:30-9:45am    Packet Pick Up and Registration*
    • 10:00am            5k/10k Race Start
    • 11:30am            1k Hippity Hop Run
    • 11:45am            Easter Egg Hunt     


Team Marissa a 501 (3) non profit founded to honor the amazing life of Marissa Jaye Lieblang, who lost her battle with cancer at the age of 5. The purpose of Team Marissa is to not only raise awareness and funds for childhood cancer research but to help those families who are currently affected by this horrible disease. Helping families NOW is where Team Marissa's passion and mission is.  Childhood Cancer does not only affect the child, it takes a toll on the entire family. Team Marissa helps in any way they can, whether it is raising funds to help with bills, arrange for a fun event for the family, so they can forget about the horrible disease for one day, or simply helping with things as gas, meals, presents or equipment the child may need. 

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