Kids Dash

New this year: we’re introducing the Trek sponsored Kids Dash, a free 100-yard race just for kids! Trek logo

  • Ages 2-6
  • Starts at 8am
  • Untimed
  • Separate FREE registration includes an official Berbee Derby bib and finisher medal

Kids ages 4-6 can register for both the Kids Dash AND the Berbee Derby 5K/10K for only $6 (if registered after Nov. 11, it will be $7)!

Day of Race (Nov 24) Schedule

8:00 amKids Dash
8:30 am10K Run Start
8:50 am5K Run Start
9:00 am5K Walk Start

Before the Race:

First you will need to pick up their race bib IN PERSON when you pick up your own. Pick up is on the Tuesday or Wednesday before the race (Nov. 22-23) 8am-6pm at 5400 King James Way, Suite #100, Fitchburg or Thanksgiving morning at the registration tent. Kids Dash t-shirts will also be available to purchase for $5 at packet pick up. There is a limited supply, so come early if you would like one.

It’s a good idea to show up early—the Kids Dash will start at 8am SHARP! You can find parking here, get some hot chocolate or coffee. Warm up with our turkey mascot at 7:45, then it’s time to line up for the Kids Dash!

Race info:

Make sure your little runner has their race bib attached to the front of them and is visible  This is the way they will receive their medal. The bigger kids can head up front, and the smaller kids in back. From the starting line, kids will run toward the orange cone and then back. You can find the race route on the Village Map here.

Volunteers will be there to provide medals to all finishers with a bib!

If you’re staying for the big race, kids ages 4-6 are welcome to run the 5k for only $6 ($7 if registered after Nov. 11) and get the goody bag and long-sleeve shirt—register them hereKids 3 and under can can join parents in a stroller for the 5K and do not need to be registered (line up in the stroller wave).

Join our Kids Dash Event on Facebook for up-to-date information and discussion.

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Feeding Local Minds

Did you know that 100% of proceeds from the Berbee Derby go to the Madison-based Technology Education Fund (TEF)? TEF benefits area children, teen and adults who do not have access to computers, software, and many other technology resources.