• Frankenmuth Jaycees

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All Volksläufe races begin and end in Frankenmuth's beautiful Heritage Park. A cannon shot starts the races with a bang! Along the route racers will be treated to unique acts of entertainment, spirited race fans and themed aid stations. On the return runners conclude their journey over the famed Holz Brucke covered bridge. The spirited Frankentrost Band welcomes runners as they sprint to a fine finish!

Frankenmuth Jaycees

The Frankenmuth Jaycees are the area's premier race hosts, boasting over 40 years experience in cultivating spectacular race productions to benefit our community and local charities. Every year the Jaycees organize and execute three runner events the Winterläufe 8K, Volksläufe 5k, 10k, and 20k and the Bruckeläufe 5k and Half-Marathon. The race's unique courses wind runners over beautiful local bridges, through historic Frankenmuth and over scenic country side.
The Frankenmuth Jaycee's do races right. Runners enjoy indoor registrations, on site entertainment, food and beverage services and celebratory activities for each of the charitable race events.
Hosting over 4000 runners annually the Frankenmuth Jaycees work hard to bring our particpants the race series they demand and deserve! Upon completion of the Frankenmuth race series participant earn the coveted series medalion, a true symbol of pride and commitment to a fun and healthy lifestyle.


We look forward to being a part of you and your family's next race experience!