Saturday, June 16, 2018 • 8:00a start
1500 E. Prairie Avenue, at Pearson Street
Register online now at
The DASH 5k is run on a USA Track & Field Certified flat course through tree-lined residential streets in downtown Des Plaines, IL. Proceeds benefit the Des Plaines Park District Scholarship Funds, which provides recreation, classes, and education for Des Plaines residents.
Chip timed • Gear check • Water available throughout • Refreshments provided at the finish • Medals are awarded to runners: The overall male and female winners, and to the first, second and third place male and female winners in various age groups.
Pre-registration: $30 • Race day registration: $35
Chip timed • Race shirt • Race bag
Water and refreshments
Medals for the top 3 runners in each category
After-party at Tap House Grill
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The DASH Registration Forms
Entry form. Click Here.
Map of the course, with parking. Click Here.
Map and directions to The Dash. Click Here.
Res. HH ID 108091-1
We can get you into top form for the race season! Whether you’re a novice, or an experienced runner, talk to our Certified Personal Trainer/Running Coach, Kathy Bean. Call the Prairie Lakes Fitness Center for more information: 847-391-5711.
We Love Our Volunteers!
We need you to make this successful.
Volunteers are the heart and soul of The Dash 5k. It’s an exciting event for a great cause: The Park District Scholarship Fund. Help us, and the participants, by volunteering to safe & fun for everyone.
Download the Volunteer Form PDF, fill it in, and email it to us.
Or, drop it off at any of our facilities.
Thank You To Our Sponsors!
The 2018 Dash 5k is presented by
and these generous sponsors
And very special thanks to the City of Des Plaines Police Department, Fire Department, COPS, and Public Works. We could not do this without you!