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Dash and Splash 5K - Polar Plunge Optional

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Dash and Splash 5K - Polar Plunge Optional Race Description

REGISTRATION: www.DashAndSplash.5K.run

ADDRESS: 1 Barker Street, Racine, WI    view map 

START: Jan. 1, 2021 at 10:30 am


5Kevents.org's "Dash and Splash 5k" is in partnership with Racine's Splash and Dash and the Racine Yacht Club. The 5K race will be start 1 1/2 hours before the Polar Plunge (Purely Optional). The Polar Plunge and 5K Run/Walk are separate events. Registration on this site is for the 5K portion.
SCHEDULE: (Jan. 1, 2021) 
10:30: Dash and Splash 5K run/walk starts at Kids Cove
12:00: The Splash and Dash at North beach
Participants and spectators are encouraged to bring their families. 
Racine County Food Bank
This event is once again collecting food and raising money to support local Racine charities.  This year the event will benefit the following organizations: Racine County Food Bank, H.A.L.O., Hospitality Center and Kiwanis Club Scholarship Program.

Pledge Forms

We encourage everyone (but purely optional) to seek pledges for this event - Download and complete the pledge form using the link below.


People who collect $150 or more will receive a SPLASH AND DASH beach towel. All proceeds collected should be turned in on January 1st. 

New Years Day 5K

5K Features: 

  •  RUN FOR FREE OPTION - Refer 1 Person get 10% Discount instantly, 5 people(50%), 10 people and we'll credit 100% of your registration fee!
  •  Event T Shirt (Splash and Dash Tee)
  •  Optional Hoodie (Fee Applies)
  •  Commemorative Finisher's Medal
  •  Event Chip Timed 
  •  FREE entry into the Polar Plunge!

5K - Course description:

The route starts at the North Beach - Kids Cove Area and  continues on the bike/walking path up to street level (still on the sidewalk) and then behind the Zoo on the bike\walking path up to Michigan Blvd with the turn around in Michigan Court. Return is along the same route. Runners will stay on sidewalks or side of road during run. Roads will not be closed.  

Directions to start:

Start/Finish is set up at Kid's Cove Play Area.


Racine Yacht Club, Rooney Park (South of the Yacht Club), North Beach Oasis and Kids Cove parking areas will be used.


2020 RESULTS - Click here

All participants will receive a custom finisher's medal. Top three male and female will be recognized as well as the top 3  male and female in respective 5 year age groups.

  • 9 and under
  • 5 year age categories (starting at 10yrs old on up)
  • Wheelchair Division
We will not be holding an awards ceremony after the race. People wishing to partake in the polar plunge will move on to North Beach others may stay warm and watch from the Racine Yacht Club Picture Windows or on the beach if desired!. 


Packet pickup:

12.31.20: from 12:00 pm to 3:30 pm.

215 6th Street, Racine, WI 53403 (Downtown Racine at Monument Square)

01.01.21: from 9:30 to 10:15 am at the Racine Yacht Club


Registration info:

All early, general and late registration categories receive a finisher medal, Tee-Shirt. 5K participants will be provided a chip timed race. 

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  • Race Date: 2021/01/01 10:30:00 AM (Friday)
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