Old Plank Sunset Half Marathon

Saturday, August 6, 2022 • Kohler, WI • Course Map

Perhaps known best for its resort village Destination Kohler, as well as its famed golf courses like Whistling Straits and Blackwolf Run, this small village of just over 2,000 people in southern Wisconsin plays host to a late-summer half marathon that runs in the evening, when temperatures will be warm (but not too warm), along a recreational trail that stretches more than 20 miles across the county.


Runners will follow a point-to-point route for this race, which starts just west of Kohler in nearby Plymouth, at the Quit Qui Oc athletic complex just off Riverview Road. From there, you’ll run onto the Old Plank Road Trail right along the edges of the complex, and then stay on the trail for the next 11 miles.

The trail will take you along a route that will feel flat throughout, but follows a very gradual descent from the start to the finish line, at the Sports Core in Kohler.

Organizers say that runners should bring a flashlight with them along the trail, as course support will end after the race’s 3-hour time limit — feel free to wear a headlamp, or bring a flashlight small enough to carry easily in your hand.

Race Weather & Climate

Nestled along the Sheboygan River in southeastern Wisconsin, just miles from the shoreline of Lake Michigan and about an hour’s drive north from Milwaukee, Kohler typically sees its second-warmest month of the year in August, with temperatures that average between the low 60s and about 80 degrees, and sees about 7 days with rain during the month.

  • August 6 average low temp: 62°F
  • August 6 average high temp: 76°F

Past Results

Course Map

See the race route map for the Old Plank Sunset Half Marathon here.

Starting Time

6:00 PM

Course Time Limit

3 hours

Fees

$75 and up

Registration

To reserve your spot in the summer 2022 running of Kohler’s Old Plank Sunset Half Marathon, register online at RunSignUp.com here.

Official Race Website

www.sheboyganruns.com/race

Comments

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