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Sat September 7, 2024 Milwaukee, WI 53226 US


1800 N. Swan Blvd
Milwaukee, WI US 53226


Join us for the 28th annual Joe’s Run, Walk and Roll, benefiting Broadscope Disability Services. This event is held at Hoyt Park in Wauwatosa. Joe’s Run, Walk, & Roll is a competitive 5k run (managed by Silver Circle Sports) and a fun walk/roll that is designed to be accessible for anyone who would like to participate. 

This event provides a critical source of funding for Broadscope’s Respite, Independent Living, and Employment programs for people with disabilities and their families.

Stay for the post-run reception that includes a complimentary lunch and a photo booth. 


2024 All Participant Giveaways


Those registered by noon on August 19, 2024 are guaranteed a custom race shirt (cotton).  After that, shirts will be available while supplies last. Any extra shirts will be distributed after the race on a first come first serve basis. If you are interested in the athletic shirt, it's available for an additional cost on the registration page.

Virtual participants registration deadline ends on August 22nd, 2024.  The Virtual participant fee includes a t-shirt and mailing costs.  


Who is Joe?

Before Joe’s Run, Walk and Roll, there was Joe Lubarsky. Joe, who has a mild condition of Cerebral Palsy, started a sit-up contest in 1975 to raise funds for United Cerebral Palsy during the annual telethon. In 1988, the sit-up contest transformed into a run, when Joe started receiving pledges to run 10 miles from home to work in the dead of winter. Over time, the event turned into the community run, walk and roll that it is today.

Broadscope Disability Services

Broadscope Disability Services has been advancing opportunities for individuals with disabilities and their families for over 50 years throughout Southeast Wisconsin. We believe in a world where individuals with disabilities have the same opportunities as everyone else.

Broadscope serves over 1,000 individuals every year through our Employment, Independent Living and Respite Programs. 

Independent Living
Adults with disabilities receive individualized services to create opportunities for successful life in the community.

Adults with disabilities receive services to help secure and retain competitive employment. 

Broadscope coordinates funding for in-home respite care, so that individuals who care for someone with a disability are able to take a break. 


Kids Race

Joe's Run, Walk and Roll will host a FREE kiddo's 1K. The event is open to children under 10 and children of any age you feel would benefit from a shorter distance. It is free if a parent is participating in the 5K or walk (t-shirt not included for kid race registrants but can be purchased during registration)

Virtual Run/Walk/Roll

This virtual option is a race that you can complete from any location, on any day and at any time.  Run, jog, walk or roll on your own time and pace.  This virtual race can help you with your movement goals and gives you a chance to give back to Broadscope Disability Services. 

Your Virtual Races participation fee includes a t-shirt and shipping cost.  **T-shirts will be mailed out in September.  

Schedule and packet pickup


You do not need to print it. We will need to scan the QR code on the receipt, though, so please have your email accessible on your mobile device or save a picture of your receipt with the QR code to your device’s image library.

Saturday, September 7, 2024
9:00 Packet Pick Up
9:45 Kiddos 1K
10:00 5K Start


Parking will be available in the Hoyt Park parking lot (1800 N Swan Blvd, Wauwatosa, WI 53226) or on the Menomonee River Parkway. 

Suggested Route: 
If you are taking I-41 to get to Hoyt Park: 
- Take the Watertown Plk Rd exit
- Turn left on to Discovery Pkwy
- Take the first exit on the roundabout to turn right onto N Swan Blvd
- Turn right to enter the Hoyt Park Parking Lot.
- If you are Parking on the Menomonee River Pkwy, continue straight, past the Hoyt Park Parking Lot. Turn right onto Menomonee River Pkway and park on the street. Please pay attention to parking signs.
- Joe's Run, Walk and Roll will be set up on the east side of the Menomonee River. 


The race is chip timed by Silver Circle Sports Events, LLC with a chip start. Your time will start when you cross the start line and stops when you cross the finish line.

How to wear your bib.

Changing Distances, Deferrals & Bib Transfers

Login into
Select your Profile.
Scroll down to the race you would like to modify.
Select "Manage Registration".
All of the race options will be listed on the menu (transfers, change shirts size, modify team, and change distances)

Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.

Forming and Joining a Team

Form a team to honor someone special, gather family and friends for a Saturday morning outing, or lead the pack with other athletes.
Designate a team leader to create a team and make sure each member joins that team during registration.

How to join a team or create a new team

Navigate to the Race Page of the race
Click Sign Up to begin the registration process
Enter in all participant information
Select "Join a Group/Team" or "Create New Group/Team"

For additional instructions on how to create and join a team during registration click here.


Top 3 male & female finishers in 5-year age groups will receive a custom medal.

0-14 then every 5 years after.

Become a Sponsor

We hope you will consider supporting Joe’s Run, Walk and Roll by becoming a sponsor. 

Sponsorships not only make it possible for us to go above and beyond, providing the individualized support people need to live full, meaningful lives, but also provide your company an opportunity to be a visible supporter to our partners, participants, and community members. 


Questions? Contact Mary Schinkowitch at or 414-329-4505.


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