Event Details

  April 10, 2020:

The June 6th Kids Dash has been cancelled. We will return better than ever on June 5th, 2021



The 2021 Kids Dash at Grants Pass High School

Russ Werner Field and track area


Site Map and Schedule


Gate opens at 8:30 AM


The Events

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.

Long Jump

 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)

Javelin Throw

 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.

The Hue-man Race Bubble Trek

It has its own page

The Oregon Athlete Foundation Maze

In the middle of Russ Werner Field

Navigate a maze with Oregon Duck athletes



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