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2023 Darling Dash Memorial 10k/5k/1k #RaceToEndSickleCellDeath



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EVENT GOAL $75,000.00



5K - Youth

Run or Walk 12 yrs under
Time: 8:30 AM
Fee: $25.00

5K - Adult

Run or Walk
Time: 8:30 AM
Fee: $35.00

1K - Adult

Run or Walk
Time: 9:00 AM
Fee: $35.00

1K - Youth

Run or Walk 12yrs or under
Time: 9:00 AM
Fee: $25.00

Virtual Darling Dash 5k

Can't make it to the physical Darling Dash in Houston, Texas? Then join us virtually and run or walk or bike or skip or sleep in or whatever the Virtual Darling Dash whenever it's convenient for you! Each registration includes a finisher medal and a race t-shirt which will be mailed to you.

Time: 8:00 AM
Fee: $40.00

10k - Adult

Run or Walk

Time: 8:00 AM
Fee: $35.00

10k - Youth

Run or walk.

Time: 8:00 AM
Fee: $25.00


What: 10k, 5K & 1k for the whole family. Youth can Run/Walk the 10k/5k AND Adults can run/walk the 1k

When: February 26, 2023 - 8:00 a.m. CST

Where: Stude Park 1031 Stude Street Houston TX 77007

Why: To help fund the As One Foundation's mission to empower families globally delivering life-saving sickle cell education. 


Finisher Medals for first 1000 finishers

Winner medals for (5k & 10k) Overall Male & Female; (5k) top 3 Male & Female in 8 age categories:12 & under, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+; (10k) top 3 Male & Female Winner in 8 age categories: 12 & under, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-60, 70+; (1k) Top 3 finishers

Entry Fees include T-shirt & Finisher medals for 1st 1000 participants.

Pre-Race-Day Packet Pickup :

Saturday February 25th from 10am – 5pm

TENTATIVE Packet Pickup Location: Finish Strong Sports 6426 Washington Ave, Houston, TX 77007

Packet pickup will also be available on race day beginning at 7am

Event Schedule :

  • Feb 26, 2022 @ 7:00 AM - Packet Pick-Up & Registration
  • Feb 26, 2022 @ 8:00 AM - 10k Race begins
  • Feb 26, 2022 @ 8:30 AM - 5k Race begins
  • Feb 26, 2022 @ 9:00 AM - 1k begins
  • Feb 26, 2022 @ 10:00 AM - All races end


Course Map(S)

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