Daffodil Dash 5K Trail Run
April 6, 2019
9:00 am - 10:30 am
Shaw Nature Reserve > Pinetum
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Join us for the sixth annual Daffodil Dash 5k Trail Run at Shaw Nature Reserve. Participants will pass by thousands of daffodils (if bloom time permits).

Runners will follow the 5K (3.1 miles approximately since this is a trail run) course but only for the fun of it (this is not a timed race). This race is perfect for first-time trail runners or seasoned trail runners who want a spectacular view. Families with children of all ages are welcome, but those wanting to bring infants should walk briskly with a carrier. 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 flagging and we will have volunteers at the halfway (1.5 mile) water stop. All participants will receive a shirt. You can pick up your shirt on Friday April 5th from 9am-4pm at the Visitor Center at Shaw Nature Reserve or before the race on April 6th from 8:30am-9am at the start line tent. Proceeds from the event benefit the Shaw Nature Reserve. 

Don't want to get up that early? Become a virtual runner! Your shirt will be mailed  to you  and you don't have to run. Just select "virtual runner" during the registration process.

*Please note that shirts will be distributed on a first come, first serve basis and we will not ask for sizes prior to the event.

Important Information
All running must be completed by 10 a.m. An 18-minute mile pace will finish in time.

No pets allowed.

The course is made up of uneven terrain and passes through dirt, gravel, grass, and mulch paths.

T-shirts are dri-fit material.

We do not pass out packets in an effort to fulfill our mission of sustainability.


Daffodil Dash
Registration fee

$30 Garden Members

$40 General public

$30 Virtual Runners

$15 children (ages 3–12)

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