Event Registration

In addition to making helping moms facing unexpected pregnancies, 5K event registration includes:

  • Chip timing guaranteed for all competitive runners who register in advance 
  • Participant t-shirt (first 250 to register)
  • Finisher's medal (first 300 to finish)
  • Refreshment Stops along the course
  • Pre-Bagged Breakfast finish 
  • Goody bag (first 300 to register)

Kids 8 and under participating in Kid Sprint, Tot Trot, or Diaper Dash will receive:

  • Finisher's medal 
  • A special treat! 

Online registration closes on Thursday, June 16th at midnight.

Please note that we do not offer refunds. 

If you are unable to participate, you can claim your t-shirt and goody bag at early packet pick-up. 

For additional questions, plelase see our FAQs Page.

Event Pricing

5K Adult (18 & up)
May 16 – May 25: $30.00 (Early Bird)
May 26 – June 16: $35.00
June 18 Walk Up Registration: $40

5K Youth (Ages 9 – 17)
May 16 – May 25: $20.00  (Early Bird)
May 26 – June 16: $25.00
June 18 Walk Up Registration: $30

Kid Sprint (5-8) / Tot Trot (toddlers up to 4) / Diaper Dash (crawling)
May 16 – May 25: $10  (Early Bird)
May 26 – June 16: $15
June 18 Walk Up Registration: $20

Course Map & Parking

The 5K course starts and ends along the path of Ascarate Park which winds throughout the beautiful park. Please be sure to bring $2 cash to cover the park's parking fee.

The kids events are short sprints around part of the park. Children will receive a medal and treat as they cross the finish line, with prizes for the top three boy/girl in each age group!

Event Schedule

Early Packet Pick-Up, Thursday & Friday, June 16-17

  • 10am to 6pm
  • Up and Running, 3233 N Mesa St #205, El Paso, TX 79902

Race Day, Saturday, June 19th

  • 6:00 AM - Late Registration & Packet Pick-Up Opens
  • 7:00 AM - 5K Run & 1 Mile Walk Starts 
  • 7:30 AM - Pre-Bagged Breakfast Finish / Festivities / Music
  • 8:00 AM - Kid Sprint, Tot Trot, & Diaper Dash
  • 8:30 AM - Finisher Awards & Prizes for Top Fundraisers 
  • 9:00 AM - Free class and with free baby and parenting items!

Pre-Race Celebration

Starting at 6AM, join us for the Pre-Race Celebration! We'll have coffee, games, activities, fun, and music to get you ready for your run/walk.

The celebration will continue with an awards ceremony after 8:30 AM recognizing Top Fundraising Teams and Individuals as well as a special guest speaker to conclude the event!

Prizes & Awards

Gather your friends and family to join the "Must-Dash" event! Whether running or fundraising or both, the following awards and prizes will surely sweeten your day.

Top three fundraising teams
Top three fundraising individuals
Team with Most Donors
Individual with Most Donors

Signature Medals to top 3 Male and Female overall and in each 5K Run age group:
12 & under, 13–19, 20–29, 30–39, 40–49, 50–59, 60–69, 70+

The team with the most registered members will win the Largest Team Award. 

A Father's Day race wouldn't be complete without a stroller division! We will award the top three overall runners with strollers!

Let your creativity run wild and show your spirit with the most creatively decorated stroller!

Signature Medals to top 3 in each age group:
— Diaper Dash (crawling division!)
— Tot Trot (toddlers up to 4)
— Kid Sprint (5 to 8 years old)

Submit your dad joke when registering, and the top three will get a worthy prize!