10k/5k Run and 2 Mile Run/Walk
Saturday, May 3, 2014
Race starts at 9:00 AM

Course & Race Information
  • Race begins in front of Riverside Athletic Club
  • Water stations placed on route
  • Awards ceremony immediately following race
  • Race will be held rain or shine; however, in case of inclement weather, thank you for your donation.
  • Chip timing will be used for our 5K and 10K race.
  • The registration area is located inside the gymnasium at Riverside Athletic Club
  • Parking: Parking is available near Riverside Athletic Club.  We have three parking lots to choose from.  Overflow parking will be at Good Samaritan Hospital.
  • Race Etiquette: To facilitate a positive race experience for all runners and walkers, we ask that you practice standard race etiquette:
  • Do not push or rush to the starting line.
  • Please line up according to your mile pace. If you plan to walk the race, please start at the back of the group.
  • Should you need to walk, please move to the side and try to ease your pace instead of abruptly stopping.
  • Benefit Recipient:  Merrill United Way is the charity of choice for Paul Kienitz, owner of Riverside Athletic Club.  Riverside Athletic Club and Merrill Fire/E.M.S. are hosting the 6th Annual RUN United for the Merrill United Way.
  • Host Facilities: Riverside Athletic Club will provide a dri-fit Newly Designed LIVE United T-Shirt to all participants who register before April 10.  After April 10 registrants will receive a Live United Cotton T-Shirt. Snacks and showers are provided at the club after the race.
  • All persons who register before April 10 will be entered twice into prize drawings.  Those registering after April 10 will be entered in once.
  • Course and Chip Timing:  Registration begins at 7am with pre-race staging at Riverside Athletic Club on the corner of Center and Riveside Avenue in Merrill, WI.  Race starts at 9:00 AM.  Both 5K and 10K courses will be take you through the beautiful residential neighborhoods, through the city of Merrill and along paved country roads.  Convenient Chip Timing is also used.
Registration Information
  • Packet Pick-up Friday
    8:00 am – 6:00 pm – Riverside Athletic Club
    500 South Center Avenue, Merrill, WI
  • Packet Pick-up Saturday
    7:00am– 8:45 am at Race
Thank you to our 2014 sponsors:

United Way

Ministry Medical Group

Merrill Fire Department

Merrill E.M.S.
Merrill Police Department
Merrill Boy Scouts Troop 599

Dave's County Market of Merrill, WI
Mitchell Metal Products

Parisi Speed School
Merrill CrossFit
Culver's Restaurant

First Street Coffee Station

Tunes 2 Go Mobile DJ Service

American Family Insurance - Merrill


Integrity Martial Arts LLC
River Valley Bank
Wisconsin Public Service
Superior Diesel, Rhinelander, WI
Lincoln Community Bank
Oak Park Dental
Agra Industries
Cellcom Merrill

Crew with Amateur Ham Radio

All of our Staff and Volunteers