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Sat August 3, 2024 Denham Springs, LA 70726 US Directions

Events

1 Mile Run

$20 7:00AM CDT
43 spots left. Price increases after June 28, 2024 at 11:59pm CDT
Open to ages 1 - 100.

5K Run/Walk

$35 7:30AM CDT
218 spots left. Price increases after June 28, 2024 at 11:59pm CDT
Open to ages 1 - 100.

Place

979 Government Street
Kidz Korner Playground
Denham Springs, LA US 70726

Description

Dog Days of Summer 5k & 1-Mile Run

Saturday, August 3, 2024, 7:00 AM
Kidz Korner Playground
979 Government Street
Denham Springs, LA 70726
 
Description:
The Denham Springs High School Cross Country and Track and Field teams are hosting the fourth-annual Dog Days of Summer 5k and 1-mile run on Saturday, August 3, 2024. The race will go along historic River Road in Denham Springs and offers runners a beautiful course with lots of shade. We hope to provide a worthwhile run for everyone. All proceeds beyond the administrative costs of the event will be donated to the Denham Springs High School Cross Country and Track and Field programs. The race will be officially timed and managed by Threshold Timing. All participants will receive a t-shirt (if registered by Friday, July 19). All 5k finishers and all 1-mile finishers 14 and under will receive a custom medal. T-shirts will be available for those who register after Friday, July 19, while supplies last. There are a maximum of 275 spots available for the races. 
 
Post-Race Festivities:
After the race, we will have drinks and food (while supplies last) in the pavilion near the finish line. 

 

Event Details:  
Follow our XC Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/DSHSXC for updates and details regarding the race, post-race festivities, and sponsors.
 
Registration Fees (Early & Late Fees & dates):
Registration through July 1st, $20 for 1-mile run, $35 for 5k.
Registration through July 29th, $25 for 1-mile run, $40 for 5k.
Registration through August 4th, $30 for 1-mile run, $40 for 5k.
 
Packet Pickup (Location, Date & Time):
We strongly encourage you to pick up your packet before race day. Denham Springs High School, 1000 N. Range Ave, Denham Springs, LA, 70726, Friday, August 2nd, from 3:30 pm to 6:30 pm. We will be located by the two story science building facing Range Ave. 
Race day packet pickup at race site, starting at 6:00 am.
 
1-Mile Age Groups:
5 and under, 6-7, 8-9, 10-11, 12-14

 

5k Age Groups: 
14 and under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 and over
 
1-Mile Awards:
Top 3 for Each Age Group - Prizes to be determined

 

5k Awards: 
Top Overall Male/Female, Masters Champion (40 to 59) Male/Female, Grand Masters (60 and above) Male/Female, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, Male & Female in each age group
Overall Champions, Masters Champions, and Grandmaster Champions will receive a gift card from Varsity Sports
5k Age Group winners will receive a custom singlet from Varsity Sports

 

Store Products:
Additional T-Shirt: $20 each

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