Orchard Dash 5k & Lil' Apple Dash

The Orchard Dash celebrates the fall season racing through beautiful Anderson Orchard. The race offers a 5k, and epic “Lil’ Apple Dash” for the kids! The Orchard Dash is a fall lovers favorite! Athletes enjoy the crisp cool air, and the beautiful leaves changing colors all around the course. After the race athletes indulge in delicious caramel apples, refreshing apple cider, and Anderson Orchard’s famous apple cider slushy! Start a tradition that the whole family will love and register today!

5k Run/Walk

$41.99 10/16 9:00AM EDT Price increases after October 3, 2022 at 8:59am EDT

Virtual 5k Run/Walk

$42.99 $41.99 Price increases after October 3, 2022 at 11:59pm EDT

Lil' Apple Dasher Kid's 1/2 Mile

$29 $26 10/16 10:00AM EDT Price increases after October 3, 2022 at 11:59pm EDT

Pie Eating Contest

$0 10/16 10:30AM EDT
Sorry! This event is full. Registration ends October 8, 2022 at 11:59pm EDT
Open to ages 12+.

Indy's Only Fall Run on an Orchard!

Who wants to a fall themed Orchard/Pumpkin/Festive run on more pavement?! Get off the roads and take on a challenge that you and your family/friends will CRAVE annually just like that cider. Race the Orchard Dash at beautiful family owned Anderson Orchard!

Run the Hills, Love the Miles

This trail race takes place all throughout the orchard offering a course you will not easily forget. The views are stellar, and they are earned. Families of all ages and abilities have made this event a fall tradition, and one they celebrate finishing annually. Join the fun...we guarantee you'll grow to "Run the Hills, and LOVE THE MILES!" 

Lil' Apple Dash...1/2 Mile Kids Run

This is a favorite for kiddos. The event is recommended for all ages up to 12 years old. Any age can run/walk the 5k so just judge your little ones ability and desire!

"No Hands" Pie Eating Contest & More

Post race will offer lots of fun like the following: 

  • Pie Eating Contest (no hands for extra fun)
  • Pumpkin Bowling 
  • Cornhole 
  • Giant Jenga
  • Giant Connect Four 
  • Giant Pong 
  • Tug O' War (get your teams together) 
  • Potato Sack Races (all ages!) 

The Most Scrumptious Post Race EVER

The orchard is full of yummy treats,,,and your entry includes a few! All participants enjoy a post race Carmel Apple, and either a cup of cider or the infamous cider slushy! Outside of that the barn is open with delicious fruits, vegetables, delightful seasonal treats, and more! This is a run/walk that is sure to work up an appetite, and you won't be disappointed with the post race goodness! 

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