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The Donor Dash is a 5K run/walk to honor the lives of organ and tissue donors, celebrate the lives of organ and tissue recipients and recognize those who continue to wait for a lifesaving transplant.

On-site registration opens Sunday, July 16 at 7 a.m. at the registration tents located near Franklin and Mississippi Streets. See you there!

Registration fees

Youth (17 and under) Closed

  1. $15.00
    Mar 1 - Jul 14

Diaper Dash Closed

Children 3 and under

  1. Free
    Mar 1 - Jul 14

Adult Closed

  1. $35.00
    Mar 1 - Jul 14

Senior (60 and above) Closed

  1. $15.00
    Mar 1 - Jul 14

Packet Pickup

  • You must register online by Sunday, July 9, for early packet pickup.
  • Early Packet Pickup will be Wednesday, July 12, 7:00am to 7:00pm in the lobby at the Galleria Office Towers, 720 S. Colorado Blvd., Denver, CO 80246.
  • Team captains are responsible for picking up and distributing their team's packets.
  • Unclaimed packets will be available for pick up beginning at 7 a.m. on race day. Due to high volume, we encourge you to arrive at least 45 minutes before the start of the race.

Directions and Course Map

Course Map

Click here for the 2017 course map.


From northbound I-25, take the Downing Street exit. From southbound I-25, take the Washington/Emerson St. exit.

Turn north on Downing Street. Turn right onto Louisiana Avenue (the park will be on your left-hand side).

After going through the light on Franklin Street, make a right into the South High School parking lot. Walk north to the intersection of Franklin and Mississippi where you will see the Start/Finish line 

Get Google Map Directions

Road Closures During the Donor Dash

Check CDOT before you go.

Be advised roads surrounding Washington Park will be closed and be inaccessabile to vehicles starting at 6:30am on race day.


**We strongly recommend carpooling

Some parking is located at South High School


Locate street parking in the surrounding area.

Donor Dash- A Run for Life!

Event Schedule

  • July 16 7:00 AM MDT - Race Day Registration/Packet Pickup

  • July 16 8:00 AM MDT - 5K Run/Walk

  • July 16 9:15 AM MDT - Diaper Dash – Expo Area (ages 3 and under) - Free

  • July 16 9:30 AM MDT - Recognition Ceremony

  • July 16 10:00 AM MDT - Event Wrap-Up

Contact Information

Event Location

Washington Park, Denver, Colorado, United States

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