Dogwood Dash

Sat April 29, 2023 Union, KY 41091 US Directions


5K Run/Walk (No Shirt)

$25 9:00AM EDT Registration ends April 26, 2023 at 6:00pm EDT

5K Run/Walk (With Shirt)

$35 9:00AM EDT Registration ends April 17, 2023 at 11:59pm EDT

Kids Run

$5 9:00AM EDT Registration ends April 26, 2023 at 6:00pm EDT

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at


9190 Camp Ernst Road
Union, KY US 41091


COURSE:  A beautiful scenic loop course (3.1 miles) on paved trails through the Boone County Arboretum.

PACKET PICK-UP & REGISTRATION:  Pick up your race number and packet on Friday April 28th from 12-6 at TriState Running (Florence Location) Noon - 6 p.m.


$25.00 Pre-registration (no shirt)

$35.00 Pre-registration with newly designed shirt

$30.00 Race Day (no shirt)


$5.00 Pre-registration (shirt included)

$5.00 Race Day (no shirt)

INTERESTED IN FREE ENTRY?  Work our Dig in the Dirt Volunteer Day on Tuesday, April 14, from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon and receive a free entry (no shirt). Entry form will be completed at conclusion of volunteering.

RACE DAY REGISTRATION:  Opens at 7:30 a.m. at the Boone County Arboretum, 9190 Camp Ernst Road, Union KY.

**Please, no strollers or dogs in race**

DIRECTIONS:  From Interstate 75, take KY 18, Exit 181, and head west toward Burlington. Travel approximately 3 miles. Exit on right, then turn left overtop of KY 18 and onto Camp Ernst Road. Go 4.5 miles. Boone County Arboretum at Central Park is on the left.

KIDS FUN RUN:  Kids 7/under, immediately following completion of 5K.

5K RUN CATEGORIES:  Male and Female:

15/under, 16-19, 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/over.

5K WALKERS:  Male & Female: 29/under, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80/over. Walkers must walk the entire distance. Any participant who plans on running through any part of the course must register as a runner.

AWARDS:  Top 2 overall males and females, runners and walkers. Overall award winners are not eligible for age division awards. Also, the top two females/males in each age category win an award.  Awards provided by Tri-State Running Company.

FOLLOWING THE RACE:  Refreshments, awards, participant door prizes.

RESULTS:  Official race results will be posted online at and

Goodie bag available from local sponsors.


Contact Nicole Kmetz at or 301-481-8978.

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