Saturday, September 23
Check-in and day-of registration opens at 7:30 a.m.
Runners start at 8:00 a.m.
Walkers start at 8:15 a.m.
$10 entry fee per person.
Children under the age of 16 are welcome to participate but must also pay the entry fee and be accompanied by a parent or adult chaperone.
Participants will receive a Dixon Refuge Dash t-shirt courtesy of event sponsor Dynegy.
The entry fee will help support TWI's mission of ecological restoration in the Illinois River Valley.
The race will take place rain or shine, unless there is an extreme weather event.
Parking will be available off Route 26, near the race start. Click here for an event map and more details.
Registration and Check-in
You can register for the race in advance here, as well as the day of the race starting at 7:30 a.m.
This is a trail run. It will take place on unpaved surfaces through the new Hickory Hollow tract at the Dixon Waterfowl Refuge. Experience this restoration-in-progress as you run through native Illinois habitats like sand and mesic prairie, oak savanna, and mixed woodland. Click here to see a map of the Dixon Waterfowl Refuge and a detailed 5K race map.
Contact Julie at email@example.com or 312-922-0777, ext. 111.