Elsie Dairy Dash

October 3rd, 2020 Elsie, MI US 48831 Directions

5k Run

$25 9:00AM EDT Price increases after September 25, 2020 at 11:59pm EDT

5k Walk

$25 9:00AM EDT Price increases after September 25, 2020 at 11:59pm EDT
Elsie Dairy Dash - Moving the race to October 3rd, 2020

New Date: October 3rd, 2020

We are excited to announce that the Elsie Dairy Dash will be moving to Saturday, October 3rd, 2020! Please see the race page for full details.

125 W Main St
Elsie, MI US 48831

We're moving the race in 2020 to the fall - come celebrate the 27th annual Running of the Cows on Saturday, October 3rd at 9:00 am! The Elsie Dairy Dash 5K offers you a chance to run a personal best time for a 5K distance. The course is flat and fast! All the proceeds go to the Ovid-Elsie Music Program. Come out and visit the welcoming village of Elsie for a great run/walk. Refreshments provided after the race. 

Entry Fee
$25.00 - before September 25th includes shirt
$30.00 - after September 25th shirt not guaranteed 

Runners - Trophies to Overall Male & Female Winners and Overall Male & Female Master Winners (40 & over).
Medals to Top 3 Male & Female finishers in each age division.
Walkers - Trophies to Overall Male & Female Winners. Medals to Top 3 Male & Female Winners in each age division.

Refreshments provided after the race!

Packet pick-up and Race Day Registration:  8:00 am–8:45 am in the tent behind the big cow

Directions: Elsie is located 6 miles north of M-21 on Hollister Rd.

The race will be chip timed by the Michigan Running Foundation. Results will be posted during the race and on the web at Playmakers.com.

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This race is endorsed by The Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness and part of the Michigan Fitness Foundation Challenge. The challenge encourages Michiganders to engage with events that promote physical activity, health and wellness. You will receive a FIT point for every endorsed event you participate in or volunteer for from January 1st until December 31st. Points earn cool swag and a chance to win various prizes! To sign up and learn more click HERE. There is no cost to this challenge.


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