Daffodil Dash 5K Trail Run
April 6, 2019
9:00 am - 10:30 am
Shaw Nature Reserve
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Pre-registration required. Registration will open this winter. Join us for the sixth annual family 5K (3.1 miles) trail run to kick off the Meet Me Outdoors weekend event at Shaw Nature Reserve! There are literally thousands of daffodils blooming around the Shaw Nature Reserve's Pinetum Lake in late March/early April each year. Many varieties of daffodils have been accumulating around the Pinetum Lake for the biggest part of the 89 years the Reserve has been in existence.

Runners will follow the 5K (3.1 miles) course, but they will run only for the pleasure of it. In other words: no clock but first place will receive a free one year subscription to Trail Runner Magazine courtesy of Big Stone Publishing. This race is perfect for families (extremely bumpy for strollers), first-time trail runners or seasoned trail runners who want a spectacular view. Expect to run on uneven mulch, gravel, and dirt surfaces. There will be two potential creek crossings depending on the weather. Trails will be marked with signs and we will have volunteers at the half way (1.5 mile) water stop if you need help. All participants will receive a wicking material shirt at check-in. Proceeds from the event benefit the Shaw Nature Reserve.

*Please note that registrations received after March 12th will not be guaranteed their preferred shirt size.

Important Information

Course will be taken down 10 a.m. An 18 minute mile pace will finish in time.

No dogs allowed.

Terrain is uneven on dirt/gravel/grass/mulch paths.

T-shirts are wicking material.

We do not pass out packets. As a conservation organization we do try to use as little paper/plastic materials as possible.

Daffodil Dash
Registration fee

$30 Garden Members

$40 General public

Registration & Additional Information

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