Fri August 21 - Sun August 23 Greenville, MI 48838 US Directions

June 2020 UPDATE: The Spectrum Health Danish Dash is now a virtual race! Due to COVID-19 concerns and social distancing guidelines, the Danish Dash will now be a three-day open course for participants to run or walk at the time and place of their convenience. See below for frequently asked questions for more virtual race details.

5K Course Map

The Spectrum Health Danish Dash takes place during the Danish Festival in Greenville.

Participants may run or walk in the location of their choosing that meets a 5K distance 


Run or walk on the unmarked Danish Dash open course.  

Danish Dash Map: The USA Track & Field certified 5K course begins and ends on Faber Street near Baldwin Heights Elementary School, travel through Tower Park, past historic Manoka Lake, around Baldwin Lake, past scenic views of Taylor Hops, and concludes with a gradual hill up Marvel Drive.

Shirt Pick Up

T-shirt pick-ups will be available, Thursday, August 20 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Spectrum Health United Lifestyles Building at 701 S Greenville W Dr. Suite #1 (near B.C. Pizza and True Value)

If you registered after July, 31 a t-shirt is not guaranteed. Extra shirts will be available, but sizes will be limited. 


5K Run & 5K Fitness Walk

Participants may choose a convenient time during day-light hours from Friday, August 21 through Sunday, August 23 to run where they are or on the unmarked open course of the Danish Dash.  

Please send in selfies and pictures of your race to or text to 517-240-2404.


Kids Shirts Available

The Half Mile Fun Run for Kids has been canceled. However, families are welcome to participate at their own risk any time between Friday, August 21 and Sunday, August 23.

2020 Danish Dash Kids shirts are available for purchase during registration as well as on the race website store here. 


IM Running Race Series

June 2020 Update: Due to the transition of the Danish Dash to a virtual event with no timing capabilities, the Ionia Montcalm Running Race Series completion cannot be verified and has been canceled this year. 

Race Contact Info
If you have any questions about this race, please contact the race director at
821 W. Oak Street
Greenville, MI US 48838
Virtual Event FAQs

What is a Virtual Race?

A virtual event is an opportunity for you to celebrate your training and the Danish Festival on your individual schedule while avoiding large crowds. Plan to run or walk the Danish Dash 5K at the time and location of your choosing between Friday, August 21 and Sunday, August 23. We look forward to seeing your Danish Dash 5K experiences with your friends, kids or furry race partners! Share photos to or text to 517.420.2404.

Will I get a shirt?

Yes, if you register before Friday, July 31 you will be guaranteed a shirt. If you register after July 31, extra shirts will be available on a first come first serve basis.

Kids shirts are also available for purchase during registration and in the race store. 

Shirt pick-up will be Thursday, August 20 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Spectrum Health United Lifestyles building located at 701 S Greenville W Dr. Suite #1 (near B.C. Pizza and True Value).

Do I need to submit my time?

No.  A virtual race encourages you to run at your own pace.  Anyone can join to run, jog, or walk. The Danish Dash provides a reason to keep active and get friends and family involved. We all can help lift each other up.

When do I have to complete my virtual race by?

You must complete your virtual run or walk by sundown on Sunday, August 23.




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