Donald Dash Trail Run
Where: Donald Park, Mount Horeb WI. Pop's Knoll entrance on HWY 92
Directions: 1945 HWY 92 Mount Horeb, WI 53572. Two miles west of Mount Vernon, 20 miles south west of Madison, 5 miles south east of Mount Horeb. Parking is limited at Pop's Knoll entrance, please car pool if possible
When: Saturday May 6th 2023. Race starts at 9:00am. Registration opens at 7:30am
Early Packet Pickup: Thursday, May 4th, 5:30 to 8:00 PM,
Location: Movin' Shoes, 528 S. Park Street, Madison, WI
Course Description: The race course will remain the same in 2023, including both 5 km and 15 km options. The goal being to have an option for people new to racing and/or trail runs by offering a shorter distance race (5 km) and having a longer race for those looking for an extra challenge (15 km). As always there will be some prairie, some single track, some sand, some slick bridges, and of course some hills!
Distances: 5 km & 15 km (event will be chip timed by inFocus Timing)
Registration: Registration open, $40 for both 5 & 15 km. There is a total capacity (combined 5K & 15K) of ~350 participants so make sure and register early. 100% of net proceeds donated to Friends of Donald Park. Funds earmarked for trail maintenance and repair
COMMEMORATIVE PINT GLASSES included in registration fee,
During Race: Energy drink, water and energy food provided at aid stations
Awards: Overall male and female in each 5 km and 15 km (SPECIAL LOCALLY CRAFTED AWARD). Age groups, top 3 in each age group, 10 year age groups beginning at under 20 (to 70+).
Cash payout if you break the course record:
$50 added to the pot each year. Both woman's records fell in 2019, but not in 2021 or 2022 so pot is at $150. Both men's records fell in 2022 so the pot is back to $50 for each the 5 & 15 km distance.
Post-race: Live Music, delicious homemade cookies, juice, fruit, chocolate milk, coffee, NesAlla Kombucha, of course Hop Garden Beer and Brix Cider