Runner/Walker Info

Hairpin 5k Run/Walk

The Hairpin 5K Run/Walk is the longest running 5K event in Door County and has become a great July 4 tradition for runners and walkers of all ages. Friends of Gibraltar Schools has hosted the event as a fundraiser for over 30 years, with proceeds providing enrichment experiences for all K-12 students at Gibraltar Schools in Fish Creek.

Start Time and Location

8 am on Hwy 42 at Alexander Noble House Museum Park, 4167 Main Street, Fish Creek

Water and Food

Water will be provided near the halfway mark on the course. Water and a snack will be provided at the finish line.

Restrooms & Parking

Below is a map of public restrooms around Fish Creek. You can park wherever you like but we wanted to let you know about a large new parking area located a couple of blocks from Noble Park at 4081 Main Street, Fish Creek. 


Runners will be provided with a timing chip on their participation bib. This race is a gun start.  

Finish Line 

Water and cookies will be provided at the finish line.

Bib Pick-up and Onsite Registration

Participants please pick up your participation bib and T-shirt at Gibraltar School (3924 WI-42, Fish Creek, WI 54212) on Wednesday, July 3 from 4:00-7:00 PM.  Pick up and registration will take place on July 4 from 6:30-7:30 AM downtown Fish Creek.


Medals will be awarded to the first-place male and female finishers in the following age group divisions: (5-9) (10-14) (15-19) (20-24) (25-29) (30-34) (35-39) (40-44) (45-49) (50-54) (55-59) (60-64) (65-69) (70-74) (75-79) (80-84) (85-89) and (90+).  

Hairpin 5K T-Shirt

The 2024 registration price includes an event T-shirt.  Register by June 10th to guarantee your shirt size.

Refund Policy

This event follows the standard running industry policy: All entry fees are non-refundable. We reserve the right to postpone or cancel the event due to circumstances beyond our control such as a natural disaster or emergency or as required to protect the safety of participants and staff. No refunds will be issued under these circumstances. We reserve the right to change the details of the event without prior notice. I understand that my entry fee is nonrefundable and bib numbers are non-transferable.


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