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Dickens of a Run & Walk

Dickens of a Run & Walk on December 7 in Stoughton

STOUGHTON, WI – Sunday, December 7, the Yahara River Grocery Cooperative in Stoughton is sponsoring the Dickens of a Run & Walk. Part of the Stoughton Chamber of Commerce’s Victorian Holiday Weekend, the 5K run and the 2K fun run/walk begins at 10 a.m.

Participants will walk or run a course through the streets of historic Stoughton and are encouraged to dress up in holiday gear as part of the festivities. Prizes will be awarded for the top three finishers in the 5K and for Best Dressed.

Participants are also encouraged to raise pledges for some great causes. Proceeds will benefit both the Yahara River Grocery Co-op and the Victorian Holiday Weekend Fund. Here are some ways to help:

  • Collect at least $200 in pledges and be qualified to win a prize. The top three pledge-getters will win one of these great prize packages: Night on the Town, Golf Outing or Stoughton Shopping Spree.

  • Collect at least $50 in pledges and the entry fee is waived.

  • Don’t be a scrooge! If it’s too cold for you to take the walk/run, challenge or make a pledge contribution to someone who will!

Race Time and Location:

10 a.m. at the Evergreen State Bank parking lot in Stoughton, located across the street from the Yahara River Grocery Cooperative, 229 East Main Street.


Entry and pledge forms available at the Yahara River Grocery Cooperative (229 E. Main Street) and area businesses throughout Stoughton. Online forms are available at or register online at

Please make checks payable to “YRGC.” Mail or drop off the entry form and fee at Yahara River Grocery Co-op, 229 East Main Street, Stoughton, WI 53589. Sorry, no refunds.

Entry Fee and deadline:

Fee includes bib number, souvenir wool cap and post-race refreshments. Early registration deadline is November 24. Race-day registration is available until 9:30 a.m. on December 7, inside the Yahara River Grocery Cooperative.

5K run/walk    $12 by Nov. 24; $15 after Nov. 24

2K fun run/walk    $10 by Nov. 24; $12 after Nov. 24


Male and Female. Adult (over 12 years of age) and Child (12 years of age and under).

Packet pickup:

Pre-registered participants can pick up packets at Yahara River Grocery Co-op between December 1 and 6. Packet pickup for entries received after November 24 will take place inside the Coop the morning of the race, beginning at 9 am.


The Dickens of a Run & Walk is sponsored by and benefits the Yahara River Grocery Cooperative and the Stoughton Chamber of Commerce Victorian Holiday Weekend Committee.


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