Daffodil Dash 5K

Sun April 30, 2023 Meriden, CT 06451 US Directions



9:00AM EDT

Kids Fun Run

8:45AM EDT
Open to ages 1 - 12.


Hubbard Park
999 West St
Meriden, CT US 06451


The Daffodil Dash is back and bigger than ever!

Join us on Sunday April 30th, 2023 for the Daffodil Dash 5k and Kids Fun Run!

Now with a NEW DATE, run, jog, and walk the Daffodil Dash and then enjoy the 2023 Daffodil Festival at Hubbard Park!

Proceeds go to all the great community causes the Meriden Parks & Recreation and Meriden Running Club support!

2023 Daffodil Dash Update!!!

We are less than 2 days away from the 2023 Daffodil Dash!

A few important updates/reminders for all of our participants:

- This is a Rain or Shine event!
Currently we are looking at a cloudy Sunday morning but the chance of rain will be there. Please dress appropriately!

- Parking!
There is No Parking in Hubbard Park due to the Daffodil Festival!
Participants will have two parking options:
1) Participants can take the free Daffodil Festival Shuttle Bus from the Meriden Mall, Platt High School, or Lincoln Middle School!
Please note: Shuttle service begins at 8am from these locations so be there early to get to the park on time!

2) Parking is available on side streets around the Hubbard Park neighborhood! Please watch out for the no parking signs!

-Bring your energy, excitement, and appetite!
No amount of rain will bring down what will be an incredible weekend at Hubbard Park for our community! No matter what the forecast, we need your energy and excitement on race day!
Lets make this the best Daffodil Dash yet!
After the race, keep the excitement going and check out all that the Daffodil Festival has to offer!
(Amazing food, crafts, music and local vendors!)

Please check your email on Saturday for our pre race email that will give last minute updates and information to get you ready for race day!

See You There!



Race Location / Course

  • Hubbard Park, 999 West Main St, Meriden, CT
  • USATF Certified Course ( Out and Back along the beautiful Merimere Reservoir)

Race Day Schedule

  • Registration opens: 7:45 am
  • Kids Fun Run start: 8:45 am
  • 5K start: 9:00 am
  • Award Ceremony to Conclude

Entry Fees

  • 5K (through April 16th): $20
  • 5K(April 17th - 23rd): $25
  • 5K (thereafter): $30
  • Kids Fun Run: Free 


  • Top 3 Overall Male & Female
  • Age Groups: Top 3 Male & Female
    • 19 - Under
    • 20 - 29
    • 30 - 39
    • 40 - 49
    • 50 - 59
    • 60 -69
    • 70 +

Kids Fun Run Participants will receive ribbons!

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