Tomorrow Is The Big Day!

Thank you so much for supporting the Randy Schopen Foundation by participating in the Pretzel Polka Run/Walk/Zero K. Over the last four years the Randy Schopen Foundation has awarded $88,387 in grants to local organizations. Thanks to your support we will be able to continue Randy’s legacy of helping those in need and giving someone a chance.

Event Location

The run, walk, and zero k will start and finish at the Puerner St. Gate on the east side of the Jefferson County Fair Park. Plenty of parking will be available on the north side of the fair park.

Admission to Gemuetlichkeit Days is free until 1:00 pm.

Event Check In

Check in will begin tomorrow morning at 7:30 am and run until 8:30 am. Please, check in when you arrive to receive your number, t-shirt, and swag bag which includes one free beer at Gemuetlichkeit Days

Schedule Of Events

The Zero K will kick off promptly at 9:00 am and will be immediately followed by the run and walk. All participants should be ready to go at 9:00 am. An awards ceremony will be held after the run.


It looks like the rain will clear up in time for tomorrow’s events. However, the events will be held rain or shine.

Bring A Friend

Walk up registration will be open from 7:30 am to 8:30 am for anyone who hasn’t already registered. Be sure to bring a friend!

Stay For Gemuetlichkeit Days!

The Randy Schopen Foundation is extremely thankful that Gemuetlichkeit Days allowed us to be a part of their festivities. After the run, walk, or zero k stay for an entire day’s worth of events, music, and food at Gemuetlichkeit Days. They truly have something for everyone. For a full lineup of activities visit

Thank You Sponsors


Gold Sponsors


Silver Sponsors


In Kind Sponsors

County City Credit Union, Fidelity Land Title LTD, AM 940 WFAW, Daily Jefferson County Union, Kwik Trip, Schiferl Engravings, Physique – Nicole Miller