Thursday, April 25, 2013
A 5K mud run at the Waukesha County Expo Center will give runners a chance to survive a zombie attack – or they will be infected by the finish line.
The zombie apocalypse is coming soon, and if you aren’t careful, you just might get infected. The Wisconsin Zombie Mud Run is set for May 18 at the Waukesha County Expo Center where runners will try to survive the zombie attacks. Flags or “lifelines” will be given to runners at the start of the obstacle course. But along the way, zombies will try to infect the runners by stealing their lifelines. At the end of the run, participants will either be infected or they will be zombie survivors. “Some of our zombies will be quick and nimble,” said Ann Marie Gavinski, co-founder of the Wisconsin Zombie Mud Run. “Some of ours will be a little slow and dull-witted.” The cost of the mud run is $75 per person if registered by May 12, however, people …
Saturday, January 12, 2013
Fans flocked to the Waukesha Expo Center to cheer on the Packers
As the Green Bay Packers get ready for their playoff game against the San Franciscio 49ers, fans in Waukesha are ready to cheer them on. Hundreds showed up to the Waukesha County Expo to form a giant "G" to root on the Packers Friday night. Have pictures? Add them to this photo gallery!
Wednesday, September 5, 2012
Were you at the Wisconsin Highland games? Add your pictures to this gallery.
The Wisconsin Highland Games was held over Labor Day weekend. With games, kilts, music and more, the three-day festival kept the Waukesha County Expo busy.
Thursday, August 30, 2012
Waukesha County Expo is home to everything Scottish and Irish this weekend.
Thursday, August 23, 2012
Thanks Kirsten and Jennifer for uploading pictures from your heats!
Monday, August 20, 2012
Were you one of the thousands of ladies running through the mud this weekend? Add your photos to Patch here.
Saturday, August 18, 2012
Did you splash in the mud this weekend at the Waukesha County Expo? Add your photos on Patch!
Shrieking ladies of all ladies got a little dirty as they crawled through the mud, dashed over hay bales and climbed ropes during the Dirty Girl Mud Run this weekend at the Waukesha County Expo. After the 5K, American Idol finalist Danny Gokey, a newlywed whose wife is expecting their first child, sang for the crowd Saturday night. The muddy fun begins again Sunday. Some proceeds from the event benefits breast cancer research. Do you have photos from the Dirty Girl Mud Run? Add them to this photo gallery.
Wednesday, July 4, 2012
Fireworks canceled despite best efforts to keep Independence Day tradition.
The Waukesha Fourth of July fireworks show came to an early ending after small grass fires began sprouting up due to severe dry conditions. Although the Waukesha Fire Department used the Waukesha County Expo grounds where the fireworks were held for pump training this week, the ground still wasn’t wet enough to prevent fire. Some fires sprouted up across the street on the north end of the expo center near Crites Field. After the show was canceled, people reacted in various ways on Waukesha Patch’s Facebook and Twitter accounts. From Facebook: From Twitter:
Monday, June 25, 2012
With obstacle names like H2 Oh My God, Utopian Tubes, and “PMS” (Pretty Muddy Stuff), the Dirty Girl Mud Run is the newest way for women bond all the while helping support the National Breast Cancer Awareness Foundation.
Sunday, April 22, 2012
Check out what's going on at the Waukesha County Expo this weekend.
The Wisconsin Spin-In 2012 - Spinning Wheel & Fiber Arts Show was held this weekend at the Waukesha County Expo, where there were demonstrations of spinning wheels. The event also included a visit from some alpacas.