Stroll on State Dasher Dash 5k (Presented by Swedish American)

Sat November 28, 2020 Directions
Kids 12 & Under are only $20

Dasher Dash 5k

$35 8:00AM CST Registration ends November 27, 2020 at 11:59pm CST
The Dasher Dash starts at the UW Health Sports Factory. 305 S. Madison st. Rockford, IL 61104

Fleet Feet Rockford and the Rockford Area Convention & Visitors Bureau are excited to bring you the Stroll on State Dasher Dash 5k presented by Swedish American again this year! Start the morning of downtown’s biggest day of the holiday season with Rockford's most exciting 5k. The Dasher 5K is a holiday themed race through the historic parts of downtown Rockford, including 4 bridge crossings, Haight and Ethnic Villages, and the lovely grounds of Tinker Swiss Cottage. Don’t spend too much time sightseeing though, because once you cross the finish line on Grove St., you will receive our specially designed finishers medal, hot chocolate, and yummy Christmas cookies.

This certified 5k course has been created for everyone with awards for overall and age group winners, finisher medals, and special pricing for kids 12 and under.


Holiday Themed Certified Course
Festive Race Shirt
Finisher Medals
Post Race Hot Chocolate Cookies

Awards to Top Overall, Top Masters and 1st through 3rd in each age group.

Age division breakdown: 8 & under, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75-79, 80+


Race t-shirts and sizes are only guaranteed through November 17th. There will be a limited number of additional t-shirts ordered but sizes cannot be guaranteed after the cutoff date. All t-shirts are adult unisex sizes. This means kids 12 and under get a high quality race tee for the reduced youth cost.

All participants up to 1500 get a fun swag bag!

Online registration closes on November 26th at 11:59p.m.

Late Registration and packet pick up will be 10 AM to 7 PM on November 27th and 29th at:

Fleet Feet  Rockford
1653 N. Alpine Rd., Rockford, Il 61107

Note: There will be NO RACE DAY REGISTRATION again this year. Please register early. 


Entry fee includes the online processing fee and race swag! 

* Please, no dogs, strollers, roller blades, skateboards or bicycles.

Race Contact Info

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Premier Sponsor
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Certified Course Map

Certified Dasher Dash 5k route map

Click the icon below to download the attached PDF.

Downloadable entry form

Please complete and deliver to Fleet Feet Sports Rockford at 1653 N. Alpine Rd., Rockford, IL 61107 by November 18th.

Dasher Dash 5k Route, Driving and Parking Map

The Dasher Dash starts at the UW Health Sports Factory. 305 S. Madison st. Rockford, IL 61104

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