Milwood LightLife 5k

Hello Neighbors!

We are excited to be able to bring you the Milwood Commons LightLife 5K and we invite you to be part of the fun!

Lit PathWe would love to see the whole neighborhood out and participating enjoying lighting up what will be a fantastic December evening with community winter spirit. The LightLife 5k is an unofficial run/walk on sidewalks through the Milwood neighborhood. Houses will be lit and luminaries will light the path to create a festive holiday season route. In addition to the walk/run, there will be fun activities for kids and families. This is a unique opportunity for the neighborhood, its businesses, organizations, and residents, to come together and celebrate life in Milwood.

Event Details & Schedule:

The event will be held on Saturday, December 15th, 2018.

Start/Finish and all other activities will take place at the Milwood Commons/Threads Church building at 2031 E. Cork Street.

This event is operated by Milwood Commons, a neighborhood organization dedicated to fostering a safe, healthy and lively community – all proceeds will benet their community development initiatives.


  • 2:00pm: Race registration and T-shirt pick-up
  • 2:30pm: Student Snow Scramble
  • 3:00 – 5:30pm: Cookies/Cocoa reception. Snow Scramble prize pickup.
  • 4:30pm: Milwood Light Life 5k Run/Walk


For Individuals:

Visit our official event page at You can participate in multiple ways:

  • Race!
  • Light luminaries in front of your Milwood home. (We will provide the luminaries!)
  • Volunteer


Activities also available for kids. You do NOT have to register online for these.

For Businesses:

Please review the detailer to see the information for your business or organization participating with us.


Take these 2 simple steps at this link to join the fun:

  1. Register as a team captain for your business or organization. REGISTER ONLINE
  2. Invite friends, family and employees to register for your team at the same link (team members can register individually or you can register your whole team)

Let’s walk or run the LightLife 5K event together and motivate one another in connecting and celebrating life in Milwood.

Contact us at if you have questions!