The finish line is just the beginning.


What age does my child have to be to participate in the Kids' Dash?

Children between the ages of 3 and 10 are eligible to participate.

How much does it cost to participate, and what will my child receive?

There is a $15 registration fee for all Kids' Dash participants. The registration fee includes a race t-shirt, Dr. Bear finisher medal, and access to all family activities.


Is the Kids’ Dash timed?

The Kids’ Dash is not a timed event.

Can my child participate in the 5K too?

If you register your child for the Kids’ Dash, he or she can participate in the 5K for no additional fee. Please note that Kids’ Dash bibs do not have a timing chip, so if your child wants to receive a finish time for the 5K, ask for a 5K bib when you pick up your packet.

Can I participate with my child?

For safety reasons, parents are not be allowed to “dash” with their child unless they meet one or more of the following special circumstances:

Where can I watch my child in the Kids’ Dash?

There will be a Parents Lane roped off on the south side of Pennsylvania Avenue. After you watch from this area, you can go to the meet and greet area to see your child.

What time will my child dash?

To keep the course safe, participants will run by age group, starting with the youngest runners. All Kids’ Dash participants will receive an age group sticker with their race packet, and children will be organized into the following age groups: 3-4, 5-6, 7-8, and 9-10.