Dash and Splash 5K Run/Walk

Dash and Splash 5K Run/Walk Race Description

REGISTRATION: www.DashAndSplash.5K.run

ADDRESS: 1 Barker Street, Racine, WI    view map 

START: Jan. 1, 2022 at 10:30 am


The 5K race will be start 1 1/2 hours before the Polar Plunge. The "Polar Plunge" and 5K Run/Walk are separate events. Registration on this site is for the 5K portion only.
SCHEDULE: (Jan. 1, 2022)  
  • 9:30: Packet Pick up and Same Day Registration at the Racine Yacht Club
  • 10:20: Make your way to the Oasis for the start of the race
  • 10:30: Dash and Splash 5K run/walk starts at North Beach Oasis
  • 11:15: Pick up Recognition Medals at the Yacht Club
  • 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 to support local food pantries.

challenge coins

ice blue shirts

5K Features: 

  • Refer 5 people( Get a 50% Credit), Refer 10 people and we'll credit 100% of your registration fee!
  •  SHARE & SAVE $2.00 on your registration
  • Event T Shirt (Add'l Fee Applies)
  •  Optional Hoodie (Add'l Fee Applies)
  •  Commemorative Challenge Coin (1st in series)
  •  Event Chip Timed 

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 North Beach Oasis Area.


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


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 (If weather conditions allow) 
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 or on the beach if desired!. 
If you win your division, you may stop at the timing trailer to pick up your recognition pin.  Results will be posted live at www.5Kevents.org .


Packet pickup:

01.01.22: from 9:30 to 10:15 am at event  (No pre Packet Pick up)

You can view results LIVE at www.5Kevents.org and click on the race results tab. Remember this is a chip start, so a person's finishing order via Gun Start will not be the same as Chip Start. The race clock will represent the official Race start time but not your actual finish time. If your final time, gender, bib# or other data is incorrect on the final results, please notify the race director using our online correction form. PLEASE, Do not interrupt the timing crew during the event. 

You may submit corrections at: https://5kevents.org/result_correction.html. While results will be immediately posted online at www.5Kevents.org, results will not be official for 48 Hours. This will allow us to make corrections. 

RACE BIBS / TIMING: We utilize a shoe tag system. You must wear your shoe tags and race bib in order to be timed. Those who do not wear them, or wear them improperly will be disqualified and asked to leave the course as we will not know if you are included in the race (this is for insurance purposes). Pull tabs will not be utilized to limit person to person contact. See image below for proper wearing.  Tie one on the left shoe, one on the right. No tags, no time. Race bibs must be worn and visible at all times. Wear bibs front facing.  

Registration info:

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

 Zero to 5K 

New to running? DOWNLOAD our ZERO to 5K program - Many newcomers to running become discouraged by the difficulty associated with the activity because they start too fast and push too hard. Their bodies rebel and they wind up miserable, wondering why anyone would possibly want to run in the first place. The Zero to 5K program has been specifically designed to instill a love of running and ends with participating in your first timed 5K. 

We’re here to help you achieve your goal(s), be it your first 5K, improving your run, or simply offering a resource where you can run with a group that is designed to help each other stay motivated. You should ease into your 5K training plan gradually. In fact, the program we provide is less of a running regimen than a walking and jogging program. The idea is to transform you from a non-runner, getting you to begin running a 5K ( or 3.1 miles) and on a regular basis in just 4 weeks.  

It’s easy to get impatient, and you may feel tempted to skip ahead in the program, but hold yourself back. Don’t try to do more, even if you feel you can. If, on the other hand, you find the program too strenuous, just stretch it out. Don’t feel pressured to continue faster than you’re able. Repeat weeks if needed and move ahead only when you feel you’re ready.  


Remote Runners - virtual 5k 10k


  • Register for the race and print your bib (Click on "Manage my Registration" tab Above to view all race tools)
  • Complete a 5k, run/walk at your convenience, any time, anywhere within 7 days after the event date.
  • Submit your time (optional) to see how you placed overall and receive your finisher certificate. Click on "Manage my Registration" tab Above to view all race tools)
  • Celebrate your accomplishment by sharing on social media! #RemoteRunners #5Kevents 
  • Feel free to join the Remote Runners Group to share and celebrate with other participants. Don't forget to follow our Facebook page too! 



Refunds are not permitted for any reason including, but not limited to blizzard, tsunami, hurricane, typhoon, earthquake, tornado, derecho storm, hail, lightening, thunder, apocalypse, locust attack, oversleeping, birth, death, taxes, IRS audit, engagements, marriage, divorce, jail, war, peace, nuclear explosion, Bear's win the division (we might if they go to the Superbowl),  you signed up for the wrong event, not training enough, training too much, poor prior planning or our favorite, "I forgot". Have an “excuse” you would like to add to the list? Let us know.

While there are no refunds, you can get referrals, transfer your bib, change your shirt size, defer your registration to another event or change your distance. 


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Great run and great location!

Started at Racine Yacht Club, really nice route around festival park and harbor.

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Review On:2022-01-04 14:57:54
Great run and great location!

Started at Racine Yacht Club, really nice route around festival park and harbor.

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