River to Ridge 2017


The 2017 River to Ridge results are in!  Thank you to everybody who joined us!


Date & Time
Saturday, May 20, 2017 at 9:00 a.m.  (same day registration at 8:15 a.m.)  The River to Ridge 5 Mile Run/Walk is held rain or shine.


Race start is on the northeast side of Riverside Park, near the visitor center. Shuttle service will be available post-race from the bluff top (on Hwy. FA across from the weather station) to take participants back to Riverside Park beginning at 11:00 a.m.

About the Race
The River to Ridge 5 Mile route is engulfed in nature’s beauty! This challenging trek starts at the Mississippi River in Riverside Park, winds through the La Crosse River Marsh trails, and leads to a lush, green view of the Mississippi River Valley from Hixon Forest’s bluff top.

Flush toilets are available at Riverside Park before the race, porta potties are available on the bluff-top. A bag drop will be available at Riverside.

Dogs are not allowed on the race course or on the shuttle bus back to the park.

R2R route

Post Race Party – Food and Live Music!
After the race, participants will enjoy a bluff-top celebration with food (meat or veggie burgers), refreshments, and live music!

Entry Fee

  • $25 March 13th – March 31st
  • $30 April 1st – May 19th
  • $35 Morning of Race


Participants must register BEFORE May 11th to be guaranteed a shirt in your size. After that date, shirts and sizes will be distributed first come, first served until they’re gone. You are not likely to get a shirt on race day, so register early! 

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Race Packet Pickup
Packet pickup will be at WisCorps headquarters located at 789 Myrick Park Dr. in La Crosse, WI.  Packets will be available from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. on Friday, May 19th. Packets will also be available at the registration tent at Riverside Park on race day.


  • Awards for top 3 finishers in each age division
    • Age divisions:
      • 10 and under
      • 11-14
      • 15-18
      • 19-30
      • 31-40
      • 41-50
      • 51-60
      • 61+
  • Overall female and male champion trophies

Questions? Please email us at events@wiscorps.org or call 608-782-2494 during regular business hours (M-F 8 am-4 pm)

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Thank you to our 2017 River to Ridge Sponsors!

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