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Published On: September 4th, 2016

Kingfish To Host Spooky Sprint 5K

 Saturday, October 8th at 9am

Kenosha, Wis. – The Kenosha Kingfish will host its third annual Spooky Sprint 5K on Saturday, October 8th to benefit the Vince Lombardi Cancer Foundation. The event will start at 9am with the Spooky Sprint, a 5K Fun Run/Walk starting in downtown Kenosha, and end at the home plate of Simmons Field. This unique 5K will feature a costume contest as costumes are encouraged for fans of all ages. In addition to the 5K, the event will also feature a separate 1K Fun Run for kids 12 and under. The 1K will take place at Simmons Field and will be free.

The Spooky Sprint is $25 for adults and $15 for kids 12 and under. 100% of this year’s Spooky Sprint proceeds will benefit local Aurora Cancer Care programs and services here in Kenosha and will receive a 50% match through the Vince Lombardi Cancer Foundation. All 5K participants will receive a free t-shirt and a complimentary beverage at the stadium upon completion of the race. To register for the Spooky Sprint 5K, click HERE and use the following promo codes:

Adult (age 13+): adultspooky

Child (age 12 and under): childspooky

Race registration may also be done by calling the Kingfish Ticket Office powered by Platinum Systems at 262.653.0900. No registration is needed for the free 1K for kids. If you have further questions on the event, please contact

The race begins at the Kemper Center, located at 6501 3rd Avenue. Runners will wind through downtown Kenosha, alongside Lake Michigan and end at the home plate of Simmons Field. Participants may park on the street near the Kemper Center or at Simmons Field. A Shuttle to and from the Kemper Center and Simmons Field before and after the race will be available. 

Participants may pick up race packets beginning Thursday, from 9am – 5pm at Simmons Field, Friday from 9am – 12pm or on Saturday beginning at 8am near the Kemper Center. 

The Fun 1K Run/Walk for kids will begin at 10am at Simmons Field. The 1K will be around the warning track and will feature a costume contest. 


Merchandise for your Kenosha Kingfish is on sale now. For more information on Meijer 7-game packs, season or group tickets, please visit or call 262.653.0900. The Kingfish Ticket Office powered by Platinum Systems is open from 9am to 5pm, Monday through Thursday and Friday from 9am to 12pm at Simmons Field, 7817 Sheridan Road in Kenosha.


The Vince Lombardi Cancer Foundation was established in 1971 after the great Coach Lombardi passed away at the young age of 57 from colon cancer. Through its more than 30 year partnership with Aurora Health Care, the Vince Lombardi Cancer Foundation has contributed more than $18 million to cancer care and research across Wisconsin. There are 13 Vince Lombardi Cancer Clinics at Aurora Health Care throughout the state. In 2015, the Foundation gave a special $2.2 million gift in honor of its 45-year-anniversary. For more information on the Vince Lombardi Cancer Foundation visit


The Kenosha Kingfish are a member of the finest developmental league for elite college baseball players, the Northwoods League. Playing its 21st season of summer collegiate baseball, the Northwoods League is the largest organized baseball league in the world with 18 teams, drawing significantly more fans, in a friendly ballpark experience, than any league of its kind. A valuable training ground for coaches, umpires and front office staff, more than 115 Northwoods League players have advanced to Major League Baseball, including Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer (DET) and MLB All-Stars Chris Sale (CWS), Jordan Zimmermann (WAS), Curtis Granderson (NYM), Allen Craig (STL) and Ben Zobrist (TB). All league games are viewable live via the Northwoods League YouTube channel.  For more information, visit