Athens Action Dash 2013

Race with Heroes in Athens

Action Dash

Action Dash is designed to be a family-friendly 5K run/walk created by Action Ministries. Bring the kids, strollers, friends, cousins and even your dog! This event is unique because you can enjoy the Labor Day holiday with family and friends and dress like an Action Hero. And, yes, your dog is welcome to come in costume as well. In fact, we encourage it! Helping someone in need gives you Action Hero status!

Event Details


University of Georgia
Tate Center
Baxter Street
Athens, GA 
*5k will begin and end at the Tate Student Center.  Click HERE to see race course(NOTE:  correct map shows start/finsih at Tate Center verses Stegeman Coliseum)
6:30 a.m. - Race packet pick up and on-site registration
8:00 a.m. - 5K begins
8:30 a.m. - 1 mile Fun Run begins
9:00 a.m. - Awards Ceremony
9:15 a.m. - Zumba
Registration Fees:
Advance Registration    Day of Registration
  5k Run - $25, 5k Walk $15  5k Race Day Registration - $30
  Fun Run Registration - $25         Fun Run Race Registration - $20
       Zumba Only Fee - $10

 Key Points:

1- You will have a most excellent time.
2- You should let us feed you at Action Dash. Chicken biscuits? Bagels? Coffee?  Fruit? Smoothies? We will have it all at no extra charge to you. You are heroes, and this is our way of saying thank you for that.
3- Parking is FREE for action heroes (that means you), at the Tate Center parking deck on the corner of Baxter and Lumpkin Streets (across from Baxter on the left).
4- The heroic way to get to Tate Plaza is by taking the stairs or elevator, wearing your cape of course, to the third floor. The action hero vibe will be there to greet you. Yes, that vibe will be wearing a cape; you should be too!
5- Action hero costumes are encouraged! But if you don't want to dress up, we will recognize the action hero in all of our racers. Come caped or as you are!
6- Registration begins at 6 a.m. And food and drinks will be offered as early as 7 a.m. Please join us early
7- The fun will last until 10 a.m. Action Dash is more than a race, with Zumba, a bounce house, and a deejay taking this event to the next level...the action hero level.
8- Your children can show their Hero status in the 1 mile Fun Run at 8:30 a.m. If that doesn't do the trick, the bounce house will! Did we mention smoothies?
9- Prizes will be given for first, second, and third place finishers in each race category. Your incentives also await if you were able to raise at least $125 (shoe wallet incentive) or $300 (iPod/iPhone arm band incentive). You can pick up these incentives during registration and awards during the 9 am ceremony.
10- There is an action hero inside each of us. Thank you for sharing your own action power with Action Ministries.
How you help 
Your participation in Action Dash helps Action Ministries  provide hunger, housing and education solutions to help our neighbors in need move toward independence.   



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