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Reach Your Fitness Goals with the 2018 Gainesville Dash & Splash Race Series

3/26/2018

The Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department (PRCA) is excited to announce the 2018 Gainesville Dash & Splash Race 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, April 28 at Depot Park, which is located at 200 SE Depot Ave. This year, the four races will have a progressive length for the swimming and running courses. Test the hills of Eighth Avenue or get out on Gainesville’s wooded trails!

Race Race Date Start Location
1 Saturday, April 28 Depot Park
200 SE Depot Ave.
2 Saturday, May 19 H. Spurgeon Cherry (Westside) Pool
1001 NW 31st Dr.
3 Saturday, June 30 Dwight H. Hunter (Northeast) Pool
1100 NE 14th St.
4 Saturday, July 28 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 $19 for city residents and $25 for non-city residents. After early registration ends, the fees are $25.50 for city residents and $38 for non-city 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/DashnSplash18.   

For race information, please contact Scott Chase, program coordinator, at 352-393-8751 or email ChaseSA@cityofgainesville.org. For interviews and other program information, please contact John Weber, interim recreation manager at 352-393-8526 or weberjf@cityofgainesville.org.