Double Helix Dash 2014 at McMillian Park

5K, 1 Mile

Event Date

Tue, Apr 8, 2014


Huntsville, AL

About This Activity

Welcome to the Double Helix Dash at McMillian park.  The HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotecnology, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, is pleased to host this event in cooperation with our partners and sponsors.  Proceeds from the 2014 race will go toward research of Childhood Genetic Diseases.

Run the Double Helix Dash 5K (3.1 miles) or the 1-mile route through the distinctive McMillian Park double-helix path, and other points through Cummings Research Park.  The race is open to everyone, from serious runners to those who are just beginning their journies toward healthier, fitter lifestyles.  HudsonAlpha welcomes runners and walkers of all levels.

Both the Double Helix Dash 5K and 1-mile runs start and finish on Genome Way, in front of HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology.  For those who want to cheer on runners or simply watch the race, find a spot in McMillian Park or along the route on Explorer Boulevard.  Visit for more info.

Event schedule and times

5:30pm:  Start of 5K race

6:30pm:  Start of 1-mile fun run

7:00pm:  Award Ceremony for 5K race

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