Hammy Hustle – MELTFEST 5K

Join us on March 23, 2019 for the 6th annual MeltFest 5K “Hammy Hustle” Run/Walk.


Run/Walk Includes:  Awesome race shirt, finisher medals for all, age group awards by gender for top three finishers in each age group, top male and top female finisher awards, $5 from each entry provided to GiGi’s Playhouse, chip timed, post race snack table, complimentary IceHogs ticket for the 3/23 evening game against the Milwaukee Admirals, and more.


Come for the 5K and stay for a day of family fun!

The run starts and finishes at the historic Prairie Street Brewhouse while taking runners and walkers through three different wards and multiple historic districts of downtown Rockford. The course boasts beautiful views of downtown Rockford taking runners and walkers past some of Rockford’s best landmarks. As with past years, the course will be updated to keep things fresh and make the run as fun and unique as possible. 

In-person registration and packet pick-up for the 5K is available at the Prairie Street Brewhouse (200 Prairie Street | Rockford, IL):

Friday – March 23rd from 4:00 to 9:00 p.m.


Race-day morning (Saturday – March 24th) from 8:00 a.m. to 9:45 a.m.




Click on the 2018 5K Information Packet link below for more information.




All 5K entrants will receive a commemorative t-shirt, finisher medal, be eligible for age group awards and overall winner (male and female). 


NOTE: A free kids run will follow the 5K.  In addition, the group bike ride has been moved to 3:00 p.m.  This means plenty of time to run, enjoy Meltfest, and join in the bike ride!  Woohoo! 


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