Working on registration for the 2023 event, which will take place October 14, 2023.

If you would like to be add to the eblast and be notified when registration opens click here.

Information below is for the 2022 race.

We capped our races this year.
Due to the caps on the races there will be NO FRIDAY NIGHT REGISTRATION, so if you are thinking about participating register NOW!
The Full Marathon is 400
The half-marathon is 1400
The 10K in person is 250
The 5K in person is 250

In 2022 the Memorial Medical Center Cruisin’ the Corridor will offer 2 ways to run and support the Vaughn Public Library and the Ashland Rotary Club.

  • In-person 5K /10K – capping each race at 250
  • Virtual (Virtual information at the bottom of this page)

2022 Cruisin’ the Corridor Fees:

5K/10K In-Person – capping 250 each

  •   $40 if postmarked before 7/05/22
  •   $45 if registered after 7/06/22 or until registration closes 10/07/2022     

Click here for your in-person registration options.

Cruisin’ Shirts are BACK!

Downtown Ashland







In 2022 we also have a virtual option for the 5K/10K, virtual registration closes 9/30/2022.

Saturday, October 15, 2022 – start time 8:00 AM

FRIDAY, October 14, 2022

  • Packet Pick-Up – 12noon – 9:00PM at the Bretting Community Center, 400 4th Ave West, Ashland, WI  54806

SATURDAY, October 15, 2022

  • Late Packet Pick-up – 6:00AM- 7:00AM at the Bretting Community Center, 400 4th Ave West, Ashland, WI 54806
  • Shuttle Bus Departure (Shuttle Buses from the finishline to the race starts are for RUNNERS only. These are not spectator buses.)

Buses will depart the Bay Area Civic Center at:

  • 7 a.m. for Cruisin’ the Corridor 5K & 10K Races with the last bus leaving at 7:15 a.m. from just North of the Associated Bank
  • 6:15 a.m. for the Half-Marathon Race with the last bus leaving at 7:30 a.m.
  • 6:15 a.m. for the Full Marathon last bus leaving at 7:15 a.m.

Race Start Times – Please note the race start times.

  • Cruisin’ the Corridor 5K and 10K Begins at 8:00 a.m.
  • WhistleStop Half – Marathon Begins at 8:30 a.m.
  • WhistleStop Marathon Begins at 8:30 a.m.

Awards Ceremony for Crusin’ the Corridor: Following the race (10:30am) in the heated festival tent.

In-Person Awards:  Overall Male & Female for the In-Person 5k and 10K events and medals to 1st & 2nd place In-Person 5k and 10K age categories 0-9, 10-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80+

Please join us for the 26th Annual  Memorial Medical Center Cruisin’ The Corridor 5k/10k event held in conjunction with the Whistle Stop Marathon in Ashland, WI.

Enjoy Northern Wisconsin’s beautiful Lake Superior and fall colors with family and friends while you run/walk or cheer for those who are participating.

The Vaughn Library, Ashland Rotary Club and the Ashland Chamber split the proceeds to support library programs and many community service activities in the Ashland and Bayfield County area.  The event is made possible with donations and volunteers donating their time.  Major Sponsors making this year’s event possible include: Memorial Medical CenterAshland Audiology, Moores on Main, Northern State BankRingenberg Financial Group, St. Luke’s Chequamegon Clinic and BMO Harris Bank. 

Each participant will receive a race shirt and a finisher medal with registration.

Trophies are made by local artist Sara Balbin from Cable and custom age class medals will be given to the top 2 winners in each age division.

10K registrants will be allowed to switch to the 5K if requested via email to by September 28 if that race has not been capped.  After September 28st thru October 7th race changes will cost an additional $10.00 if spots are available. NO race changes will be made after October 7th.

There will be no transfer of numbers allowed.
No automobiles, bicycles, baby joggers, roller skies, inline skates, pets or unofficial participants will be allowed on the race course.

Help support the Vaughn Library and the Ashland Rotary Club community service by registering to participate in this year’s race.

Registration for the IN-PERSON Memorial Medical Center Cruisin’ the Corridor 5k/10k 2022 

2022 REGISTRATION CLOSES October 7, 2022, there is NO FRIDAY OR RACE DAY REGISTRATION for Cruisin’ the Corridor Race.

Entry fees are not refundable.
The race(s) will only be cancelled due to life threatening conditions (weather, covid, etc.).
The status of the 2022 MMC WhistleStop weekend is subject to change at any time. We will continue to monitor all updates from the Wisconsin Department of Health and the CDC (Centers for Disease Control).  If the status of the event changes, we will notify participants via email as soon as possible.
If COVID-19 conditions change and the in-person marathon/half-marathon weekend races are cancelled, registrations for those who registered for the in-person races will automatically be converted to the virtual races and details for reporting finishing times will be emailed to participants. If at that time you choose not to participate in the virtual, we will refund you 50% of your race registration fee.  We will not defer registrants to 2022.

Race Nutrition Tips

2022 Memorial Medical Center Cruisin’ the Corridor Virtual Option

Are you not interested in participating but would like to make a donation to the Friends of the Vaughn Library?  Click this link.

WhistleStop Full or Half Marathon Registration Information.

Questions? Call 715-682-2500 email