Small Race Preview: 2017 Dallas Glow Run 5k & Kid’s Dash

Fall means that it’s getting darker earlier and a run with a glow-in-the-dark theme is a great way to celebrate October! The 2nd annual Dallas Glow Run on October 14th will be a ton of fun and the proceeds benefit the Dallas Christmas Cheer Fund,  a local non-profit that provides assistance to children and families in need.

Whether you want to participate in the 5k fun run/walk or have a kiddo who would like the do the Kid’s Dash, it’s going to be a blast. The race begins and ends at the Academy Building and covers both trails and roads along Dallas City Park and Downtown Dallas. Dogs are not allowed on the course, but sturdy strollers are welcome! All participants must wear a headlamp.

The Kid’s dash begins at 6:30PM and the costume contest will begin at 6:45PM. The 5k Fun Run/Walk will start at 7:00PM.

Every 5k participant will receive a t-shirt, a headlamp, a free drink ticket, a free Dominos Pizza ticket, and glow sticks with their registration. However, shirts are only guaranteed until online registration closes on October 6th, so register for this race soon!


What: Dallas Oregon Glow Run 5k & Kid’s Dash

When: Saturday, October 14th, 2017. Kid’s Dash starts at 6:30PM, 5k starts at 7:00PM.

Where: The Academy Building, 182 SW Academy St, Dallas, OR

Register: Here. Pre-registration ends October 6th and shirts will not guaranteed for participants registering after this.

Registration Cost: 5k is $30, Kid’s Dash (6 & Under) is $20. $3 discount on 5k for teams of 4 participants or more.

Packet Pick-Up: Oct 13th from 4:00PM-5:30PM at the Dallas Civic Center (945 SE Jefferson St) and Oct 14th from 6:00PM-7:00PM at the Academy Building (182 SW Academy St.)  Same day registration starts at 5:30PM at the Academy Building until supplies run out.

About Author

I'm the owner of Healthy Girl Fitness and I'm a personal trainer, certified AFAA group exercise instructor, and an RRCA certified running coach in SW Portland. I am also the mother of two young boys and am on the board at my youngest son's school. I led a relatively inactive life throughout my 20's until I discovered the world of fitness and running. I ran my first marathon in 2006 and haven't looked back since.

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