Waisman Whirl Run, Walk & Roll for All Abilities 2023

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Waisman Center
@ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us for the 9th annual
Waisman WhirlRun, Walk, & Roll for All Abilities

Sunday, September 17, 2023

5k run, walk or roll, and 1 mile walk or roll courses

Proceeds benefit individuals and families affected by developmental disabilities and neurodegenerative diseases.

To Register: 2023 Waisman Whirl Registration
Note: Online registration closes at 3:00 pm on Friday, September 15, 2023.

Participation: You can join as individual (not part of a team). Or, you join an existing team or create your own team to honor a friend or family member. Click on the registration for more information and directions on how to create a team.

Same day, on-site registration available beginning 9:00 am on Sunday, September 17, 2023.

Day of Event Registration

Day of event registration begins at 9:00 a.m. and the run/walk/roll starts at 10:00 a.m. There will be kids’ activities in the Discovery Garden beginning at 9:00 a.m. that include face-painting and arts and crafts projects.

PACKET PICK-UP: Packets with bib numbers & t-shirts can be picked up in the main entrance of the Waisman Center on Friday, September 15th between 4:00-5:30 p.m., or on race day at 9:00 a.m.

Price: $35, adults; $25, students; $15, Kids Fun Run.

Register by September 1st to be guaranteed a t-shirt!

All registrations are non-refundable. An online waiver is required as part of registration.
Note: Escorts for hand-pushed wheelchair or disabled participants do not have to pay entry fee but must fill out and submit waiver.

Directions: Turn North from University Avenue at the intersection of University Bay Drive and Farley Avenue; continue over the hill onto Highland Avenue. The Waisman Center is down the hill on the left. Enter parking lot by athletic fields. Click here for driving directions, map, and parking

Parking: Free parking in lots 76 & 60. Free accessible parking in lot 82.

Weather: The run, walk, and roll takes place rain or shine. In case of severe weather, the race director reserves the right to cancel the event.

Be a Sponsor!

Donate: If you’d like to support the event but not participate, you can make a donation on our fundraising page

No pets allowed. Service animals are welcome.


Whirl Sponsors

Norm and Barbara Berven | UW Health | Tom and Susan Kidd / Team Eva | Weed Man | Kemps | Wisconsin Cranberries | Kwik Trip | Festival Foods | Friends of the Waisman Center | Quench Gum

Waisman Whirl 2023