April 5, 2020:
The Kids Dash steering group is following the Coronavirus situation closely. We are, as NASA would say, “Holding” at this time. We still hope to host the event as scheduled on June 6th. . We will keep everyone informed. Watch this space for updates.
Be True to Your School
Proceeds from the 2020 Kids Dash will be donated to the public District 7 or Three Rivers school that has the highest Dash atttendance relative to school enrollment.
The 2020 Kids Dash at Grants Pass High School
Russ Werner Field and track area
Site Map and Schedule
Gate opens at 8:30 AM
1600 meters (metric mile)
This is a challenge race for advanced runners in middle school and above. Interested parents and members of the community are invited to run against experienced primary school, middle school and high school runners.
The Kids Dashes
Ages 2 and up. first race is at 9:00 AM. All of the dashes are on the varsity track. The site map shows each starting position. Look for the White START feather flag, which will indicate the starting position of each race.
Look for the blue checkered feather flag
A standing long jump using the varsity jump pit. Eliminating the run-up minimizes the possibility of injuries. Participants receive a certificate with their name, the date and their best distance (2 tries/child)
Look for the red checkered feather flag
Our “javelins” are foam darts donated by Dutch Bros. Each participant gets two throws and gets to keep her/his javelin! Participants receive a certificate with their name, the date and the length of the longest throw.
Beaks vs. Snouts
Look for big red ball
Strictly for fun. Ever hear of Angry BirdsTM? Try the giant slingshot using plush toy birds as projectiles. Object is land birds back in their giant nest.
It has its own page
The Oregon Athlete Foundation Maze
In the middle of Russ Werner Field
Navigate a maze with Oregon Duck athletes
THANK YOU TO OUR KIDS DASH SPONSORS: