Run in the 5K, enjoy a walk, or take part in the Zero K where participants go directly to the beer tent for a free beer. All proceeds benefit the Randy Schopen Foundation grant program.


The Randy Schopen Memorial Foundation, JCF has been formed to continue the work that Randy did throughout his life helping others, supporting our communities and giving people a chance.  The foundation’s mission is to continue Randy’s legacy of helping others and supporting the community. Randy took great pride in his hometown of Jefferson, Jefferson County, southern Wisconsin, and surrounding communities.  As a result The Randy Schopen Memorial Foundation, JCF will be focusing its efforts in that geographic area.
All money that is raised by the foundation will be given to charities, groups, and organizations that Randy has supported or would have supported.

Some examples of those beneficiaries, but not all inclusive are:

  • Tomorrows Hope
  • Jefferson County Dairy Breakfast
  • Jefferson County Meat Animal Project
  • Wisconsin 4-H Foundation
  • Operation Celebrate Freedom
  • The High Ground-Wisconsin Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  • Individual Families experiencing unexpected tragedies in there lives.