Downriver Dash 5K

Event Date

Sat, Apr 16, 2016


Taylor, MI


About This Activity

The Sixth Annual Downriver Dash 5K Run/Walk and Tot Trot will be held on Saturday, April 16, 2016. This event is hosted and organized by The Guidance Center to promote physical activity and wellness. It will begin and end at the Wayne County Community College District - Downriver Campus at 21000 Northline Rd, Taylor, MI 48180, and wind through the scenic Heritage Park. A DJ from Michigan DJ Service will be providing entertainment throughout the morning.


New custom medals will be awarded for the top men and women in the following age groups: 10 and under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70+. Masters trophies will also be awarded.

The Downriver Duo

All Dash participants who also participate in the Southgate YMCA's Wyandotte River Run (in May 2016)  will receive a special finisher's medal. We are partnering with the YMCA to encourage Downriver residents to get up and moving by completing these series of two runs. (Participants must register for each race separately; medals will be received in Wyandotte upon completion of the River Run.)

Downriver Dash Schedule

8 a.m. - Registration

9 a.m. - Tot Trot begins

9:30 a.m. - 5K event begins

Awards ceremony immediately following 5K

Entry Fee

Individual 5K Participant

Early Bird registration on or before March 21, 2016: $30

After March 21, 2016 (including day-of registrations): $35

Tot Trot

This event is FREE for children 10 years old and younger. The 1/2 mile long Tot Trot is located in front of the Performing Arts Center. There will be free popcorn and face painting available, and all children who complete the Tot Trot will receive a finisher's medal. No pre-registration necessary. You can view the Tot Trot route here.

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