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Rustic Road Fun Run
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Osceola Rustic Road Fun Run

The 2018 5k and 10k race will be held in conjunction with Osceola's Rhubarb Days.

Save the date for June 2, 2018 for next year’s 5k walk/run and 10k run and free childrens race.  

The Osceola Rustic Road Fun Run events include 5k Walk/Run and 10k Run along County Road S; the Original Rustic Road route, and a free Children’s Race for kids 10 and under. Race timing provided by Tortise and Hare Race Management! Registered participants in the Walk and Run will receive a Fun Run t-shirt, are eligible for door prize drawings (must be present to win) and enjoy refreshments.
Medals will be awarded to First and Second Place runners in the 5k and 10k races and to the best overall runners in the men’s and women’s race events. Sign up early for this rain or shine event. Registration forms will be available in March 2018.

 Day of race registration for the 5k/10k run is from 6:30 – 7:30 a.m. in the Osceola Intermediate School commons. Buses will leave at 7:30 am to take runners to the race start. The 5k Trail Run will begin at the school at 8 a.m. Pre-registration is suggested for the 5k/10k runs. Registration forms can also be picked up at any of the Osceola School District offices. The registration fee includes a t-shirt, refreshments and drawings for door prizes during the awards ceremony Saturday morning.

Early Registration Fees (by May 30): 5k walk/run 10k run: $25.00,                                                                                                  Family Run Rate: $60.00 for up to 4, $10 each add’l runner. Enclose registrations together. Not available for online registration.            Event Day Registration Fees: 5k runners/walkers, 10k runners: $25.00,. No family rates are available after May 31. 
Free Children’s Race: Children 10 years and under are eligible to enter! The race is not timed. Pre-registration is not required for the Children’s race. Participants in the race do not receive a t-shirt, but all are awarded medals. Race starts at 9:15 am.

Coming from out of town? Osceola WI, on Wisconsin Hwy 35: half hour east of Forest Lake; half hour north of Hudson. All race participants are welcome to use the Intermediate School’s Shower facilities. Stay for the day and enjoy all the fun Osceola has to offer. Visit for weekend activities and Wheels and Wings information! Questions? Call Osceola Community Education at 715-294-4601 or e-mail

Race Day Information
Welcome to the 30th Annual Osceola Fun Run

Safety - Please Read Carefully

  • Follow all arrows and or signs on the road. There will be local traffic on the roads so please stay on the RIGHT 1/8th of the road. Especially in the two tight curve areas on County Rd S. There will be a police officer directing traffic at the Highway 35 crossing, which is about 1 mile from the finish line. After you cross Highway 35, stay on the left side to the finish. If you need a ride, stop and wait, a vehicle will pick you up and bring you to the finish.
  • Walkers, please use the sidewalks when available.
5K/10K Runners and 5K walkers:
  • 7:15a.m. National Anthem in front of school
  • 7:17a.m. Load Buses
  • 7:30a.m. Buses Depart for race drop off locations.
  • 8:00a.m. Races begin.
  • 5k Walkers/Runners - Please use restrooms at school before leaving.
  • 10k Runners - There will be a port-a-potty at the start only.

Bags and purses - Bags and purses may be left on the bus and will be returned to the Osceola Intermediate School after runners are dropped at starting point. Osceola School District and Osceola Community Ed are not responsible for lost or stolen property.

Water stops for runners along the way. Porta Potty at 10k start

Race Results: Provided by Tortoise and Hare Timing. Complete race results for all runners will be posted in the Intermediate School Commons as soon as they are tabulated.

Awards Medals will be awarded to 1st & 2nd place finishers in the school commons area.

All Participants: Refreshments, Door Prizes (must be present to win) in the commons area. 

2017 Top 5k Finishers were Calvin Davis, age 16 of Centuria, 21:29 and Krista Lindquist age 28 of Osceola, 25:15. Top 10k Finishers were Kevin Rogers, age 55 of Osceola, 43:39 and Sue Rector, age 51 of Osceola, 53:04. Race results can be found at  

Thank you to all who participated. A special thank you to race sponsors and volunteers.

Sponsors include Osceola Medical Center, Hiawatha National Bank, Central Insurance, Dick’s Fresh Market, Village Pizzeria, Raska Sewer Service, SignXpress, Tortoise and Hare Race Management, and Logo Pro. Special Volunteers-  Jennifer and Evelyn Lutz, Maureen Rogers, Amy Hagen, Adam Lushanko, Randy and Melissa Krueger, Lisa Martinson, Cory Pratt, Linda Iwaszko and Voices of the Valley Choir, and Osceola Schools Transportation Department.