May 19, 2019

Fun Run 8am

1 Mile 5k and 10k Start Time 8:30am

Inclement weather policy:  Prepared/monitored by Darien Police Department.  Lightning indicators will trigger in the area when lightning and/or severe weather is within 5 miles of the area.  Any cancellation of the event will be posted on the Darien Dash website, the Darien Chamber of Commerce website, Facebook, and announced on the Public Address system at the race location.

 Race packet pick up and advanced registration

Friday, May 17, 2019, 9am to 4pm


Darien City Hall
1702 Plainfield Road, Darien

You may also pick up your race packet at the race on race day


Things to Know Before You Dash


When is the Darien Dash?

Darien Dash will be held on May 19, 2019.  The race will begin at 8:30am.

Where is the race?

The race begins and ends at the corner of 71st Street and Clarendon Hills Road in Darien.

How much does it cost to run in the Darien Dash?

The entry fees are as follows:

Fun Run – Free (No t-shirt,  Goodies Only)
1 Mile – $30 per entrant in advance/$35 on race day
5K Run – $35 per entrant in advance/$40 on race day
10K Run – $45 per entrant in advance/$50 on race day

CARA members will receive a $4 discount on any race.

When does advanced registration close?

Online registration closes at noon on Friday, May 17, 2019

Race day registrations will be accepted from 6:30am until 7:45am on Sunday, May 19, 2019 at the north end of Darien Community Park.

100% Color Polyester Dry Fit Performance t-shirt for the first 200 pre-registered

What is not allowed in the race?

Absolutely NO pets, bicycles, in-line skates, roller skates, scooters, hoverboards, and any other wheeled vehicles except wheelchairs and hand cranks used by disabled participants.

NOTE: Any  participants with strollers or baby joggers will start at the rear of the race.

When does the race close?

If you are a participant in Darien Dash and have not crossed the finish line by 11:00am on race day, you will have to try again next year.  The race will be shut down at that time.