Sunday, May 1st: Bustle Hustle at Old World Wisconsin

Hurry to Old World Wisconsin for the Bustle Hustle 5K Run/Walk!

Feeling bored, blue, or blasé? Old World Foundation will put the spring back in your step at the 7th annual Bustle Hustle 5K Run/Walk. Held on the grounds of the Old World Wisconsin historic site in Eagle, Waukesha County, the race steps off on Sunday, May 1st at 9:45 a.m.

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The charming historical homes and farmsteads–complete with animals grazing outside–make this 5K course fun and unique. Old World Wisconsin staff dressed in authentic period clothing add to the ambiance while offering friendly assistance.

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Bring along your cheering section: spectators are welcome at this fun family-friendly event. Strollers are allowed, and children 12 and under may race a special 1K loop that’s just for them, beginning at 10:45 a.m. Every child will receive an award for participating.

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For the more serious runner, the Bustle Hustle 5K features chip timing, provided by Performance Timing of Wausau. The overall male and female winners will each receive a premium award and a gift certificate from InStep Physical Therapy & Running Center. Top finishers in each age division will also win prizes. Run or walk in historical costume and you’ll receive a special ribbon to honor this great personal achievement!

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Each Bustle Hustle participant receives one free admission to Old World Wisconsin. You’ll want to return to Old World Wisconsin after they open for the season on May 7th to experience all the fun and excitement they have to offer. Ride a historic tricycle, find eggs in the chicken coop, help the blacksmith and shoemaker with their trades, attend the one-room school, and much, much more! Old World Wisconsin is a nationally-recognized “Let’s Move” institution, helping foster healthy and active habits in over 70,000 visitors each year.

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There is a $25 registration fee for the 5K Run/Walk and $20 registration fee for the 1K Youth Run. Register before April 18th and take $5 off your registration fee!

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The Bustle Hustle 5K is hosted by Old World Foundation, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization that supports Old World Wisconsin’s special projects and programs. For more information, visit or call (262) 594-2922.


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