Parkland Dash (Virtual 5K or Virtual 5 Mile)

Sun October 18, 2020 Parkland, FL 33067 US RaceJoy Ready


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Parkland, FL US 33067


Parkland Dash, presented by HCA Northwest Medical Center is back! But this time--you choose your route! In keeping with social distancing requirements, we are excited to offer the Parkland Dash virtually this year. While we are not able to be together "physically" this year, all runners will be able to view live results online throughout the race day as participants submit their times.
On Sunday, October 18th, just run and track your 5K (3.1 miles) or 5 Miles while using your Race Joy App. Instructions for submitting times can be found below. The deadline to submit your time is 3:00 PM EST on Sunday, October 18th. Once the countdown clock reaches zero, no more times will be accepted and the race will be finalized. 
Tag us on social media wearing your race shirt, using #ParklandDashGoesVirtual


Canine Assisted Therapy

Each registration helps Support Canine Assisted Therapy. The mission of Canine Assisted Therapy is to improve the health and well-being of children and adults by achieving specific physical, cognitive, social, or emotional goals through the use of certified pet therapy teams. Canine Assisted Therapy has provided ongoing services to MSD, The Parkland Library, Riverglades Elementary, and Aston Gardens. They work with isolated seniors, pediatric patients, individuals with special needs, Veterans, those suffering with grief or loss, and many others. Founded in 2009, this non-profit organization has the goal of improving the safety, effectiveness, and efficiency of pet therapy services in South Florida. 
Please help support this year's benefiting partner. Donations can be made here


Awards / Giveaways:  

All participants that register will receive: 
Finisher Medal
Exclusive Parkland Dash 2020 Neck Gaiter


Pick-up Date: Saturday, October 17th 
Location: PREC (10559 Trails End, Parkland FL 33076)
TIme: 11 AM - 1 PM


*Awards will be given to the top 3 Male and Female overall finishers for 5K and 5 Mile*

*For consideration of Top 3 Award you must either submit time via Racejoy app or submission of results from Fitness App*

Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.



Available for Apple and Android devices.

Interactive Race Day Experience with RaceJoy

Live Phone Tracking, GPS Progress Alerts and Cheers!

We are providing you with RaceJoy as part of the official race experience for the Parkland Dash (Virtual 5K or Virtual 5 Mile).

Download the RaceJoy mobile app in advance to ensure proper phone setup. Invite your friends and family to track you and send you cheers!

Some key RaceJoy features include:

GPS Progress Alerts

  • Receive continual progress updates as you complete your goal.

Live GPS Tracking

  • Remote spectators can track your progress live in a map view. You can also track others.


  • Receive supportive audio cheers from remote friends & family.

Virtual Results (virtual events only)

  • Enter your race-assigned bib number to automatically submit your finish data for real-time scored results.
To use RaceJoy, you must carry your phone and activate tracking on the day you complete your race.
View RaceJoy How-To



A virtual event is a walking/running event that you can complete anytime/anyplace with the goal in mind of creating a healthy habit and staying habit during these challenging times. 


It's up to you - you can choose your own course around your neighborhood or even run on a treadmill. Follow CDC Guidelines with respect to social distancing. Complete and Submit your time on Sunday, October 18th anytime before 3:00 PM


Option 1: Download the RaceJoy Mobile App and follow instructions to start your tracking. When you cross the 5K / 5 Mile *virtual* finish line your results will automatically be submitted! 

Option 2: Use your smart watch or favorite running app to time yourself over 5K / 5 Miles then you will be logging your time / distance directly into the RunSignUp System.  To submit your time you can follow the below instructions. You will only be able to enter data on 10/18/2020 up until 3:00 PM. If you are having any trouble, please contact: 

Submit your time from your individual results page ->>

  • Click Here to go to Results Page (Make Sure you are Logged in)
  • Select the event you registered for (5k / 5 MILE)
  • Click Submit Virtual Results 

If you are not logged into your RunSignUp account you will be required to enter your email or last 4 digits of phone number you used for registration to verify yourself. Once on the Log Activities page you can ENTER YOUR TIME and then SUBMIT YOUR TIME. 

Strava Running Club 

A fun way to prepare for race day can be done through the Strava Mobile App. Join the Strava Parkland Dash Club for some friendly competition with others leading up to Race Day! 

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