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Register now for Little Hercules Foundation's DuchenneDash, a 5K/10K DOG FRIENDLY walk/run. This year's event will take place at Glacier Ridge Metro Park in Plain City, Ohio.  Click here to read more about this beautiful park. Music, beautiful scenery, snacks, and free treats for our four-legged supporters! Proceeds will fund promising research aiming to cure Duchenne muscular dystrophy, a devasting neuromuscular disease affecting mostly boys.  Today, there is no cure, but with YOUR help, there can be one tomorrow.

In honor of Mother's Day, help us create a stunning visual exhibit on race day symbolizing the love between mother and son by sending us photos of you hugging your sons.  Duchenne eventually robs our children of the arm strength necessary to give a simple hug to those they love.  We need your help in demonstrating the power of a hug--something most people take for granted.  Send your photos to and we will print and display them on race day. Feel free to post them on the Duchenne Dash Facebook page using the hashtag #hugsfromoursons.

All participants will receive an event t-shirt (only guaranteed if registered by April 29). For safety reasons, please keep dogs on a leash for the entire event.

Every participant has the ability to create a team and fundraise!  Once your team reaches $1,000 raised, every member of your team will receive a prize pack including Little Hercules Foundation merchandise.

This event grows larger every year, and has become a fun community fundraiser for the whole family.  We can't wait to see you there!!

Registration fees

10K Closed


5K (Ages 15+) Closed


5K (Ages 1-14) Closed


Wheelie Run Closed

Wheelchair-friendly race for kids

Kid Run Closed


Advance Packet Pick-up

Advanced Packet Pickup:

Avery Elementary School, 4388 Avery Road, Hilliard, OH 43026

May 10 3:30-7:30 p.m.

May 11 3:30-7:30 p.m.


Race Day Packet Pickup:

May 13 7:30-8:30 a.m.  (Registration/Check In Tent)

Event Schedule

  • May 13 7:30 AM EDT - On Site Registration and Check-in

  • May 13 8:30 AM EDT - Kid Run

  • May 13 8:45 AM EDT - 5/10 K

  • May 13 9:00 AM EDT - Wheelie Run

Contact Information

Event Location

Glacier Ridge Metro Park, 9801 Hyland-Croy Road, Plain City, OH 43064

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