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It's All About Fun and Fitness at the 2017 Gainesville Dash & Splash Summer Series

5/25/2017

The Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department (PRCA) is excited to announce the 2017 Gainesville Dash & Splash Summer Series race schedule. If you want to test your athletic ability or reach a new goal, then lace up for this exciting series of races!

The first race is Saturday, June 24 at Depot Park, which is located at 200 SE Depot Ave. This year, the four races will have a variety of formats and new routes. Test the hills of Eighth Avenue or get out on Gainesville’s wooded trails! Each race has a running and swimming component.

 Race  Race Date
 Start Location
 1  June 24
 Depot Park, 200 SE Depot Ave.
 2  July 29
 H. Spurgeon Cherry (Westside) Pool, 1001 NW 31st Dr.
 3  Aug. 26
 Dwight H. Hunter (Northeast) Pool, 1100 NE 14th St.
 4  Sept. 30
 H. Spurgeon Cherry (Westside) Pool, 1001 NW 31st Dr.

Don’t wait - sprint to enter! When you register early (more than two days before the race), you’ll save money and receive a unique t-shirt for each race. The entry fee for each race for early registration (more than two days before the race) is only $18.25 for city residents and $24.25 for non-residents. After early registration ends, the fees are $24.25 for city residents and $36.25 for non-residents. Proof of residency, a GRU bill or voter ID card is required at time of registration.

You may register online at http://tinyurl.com/gnvDashnSplash.

For race information, please contact Scott Chase, interim program coordinator, at 352-393-8751 or email ChaseSA@cityofgainesville.org. Share your race experiences with #gnvDashnSplash.