Dye Hard 5K

Back April 25, 2021 September 13, 2020 Cancelled April 26, 2020 Postponed April 28, 2019 April 29, 2018
April 25, 2021

The DYE HARD 5K - It’s a RACE and a P*A*R*T*Y!
Sunday, April 25, 2021, 10 a.m.
Clark County Fairgrounds, 4401 S Charleston Pike, Springfield, OH 45505

Run or walk in the most colorful 5K ever! Get showered with safe, eco-friendly, colored powder! We’ll also have extra colors available so you can kick off the race with colors flying everywhere. Sign up today for fun, food trucks, music, and literally TONS of color! Proceeds benefit the Developmental Disabilities Endowment Fund of the Springfield Foundation, a 501c3 organization. Route is grass with a few rolling hills. No pets or wheels other than strollers and wheelchairs. Wagons seem to work better for the terrain. CHECK OUT OUR VIDEO!

EARLY REGISTRATION $30, January 1-February 28, with free shirt, bag, and color packetADVANCE REGISTRATION $35, March 1 – April 18, with a free shirt, bag, and color packet not guaranteed REGISTRATION $40, April 19-25, with free shirt, bag, and color packet not guaranteedGROUPS OF 6 OR MORE: $6 discount per person once you have at least 6 people registered together as a group (Click GROUP from menu to left to start a group)Kids 10 and under are FREE but get no shirt, swag bag, or timing bib (Parent has the option to purchase these during registration at regular registration price.)ONLINE REGISTRATION CLOSES AT NOON, 9/9/20. YOU CAN STILL REGISTER AT PACKET PICK UP ON FRIDAY (SEE BELOW) OR ON RACE DAY MORNING.We accept credit cards.


Color packets will be available for sale at packet pick up and race day, $3 each, 2 for $5, 5 for $10.Food trucks – EAT and FAT RACKS – for a fun lunch after the event! Coffee truck – WILLOW BLOOM COFFEE – for drinks before and after the race.

Friday, April 23, 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. at Self-Reliance, 1822 N Limestone St, Springfield, OH 45503. You may pick up a friend or family member’s packet. Race day packet pick-up starts at 8:30 a.m.

Chip timing provided by FinishTiming, featuring a live onsite scoreboard, clock, and camera system. Results posted at finishtiming.com. Plaques awarded for top 3 males/females overall, and medals for top male/female finishers in the following age categories: 14 and under, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70 and over.

Free race day parking will be at the Fairgrounds. Spectators are welcome.

8:30 a.m. Registration/Packet Pick Up opens / Extra Color Packets for sale, $3 each, 2 for $5, 5 for $10 / DJ starts the PARTY!!
9:30 a.m. Registration to be timed ends
9:55 Registration/packet pick up closes
9:55 a.m. Starting line color throw
10 a.m. Gun start
11 a.m. Award ceremony at DJ booth

Event photos will be available on our Facebook page for free downloads after the race. 


Official website

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Information about the event is available in : English

The information about this race is based on information provided by the organizers or found on the official website of the event. Always check the official website for up-to-date information. If you have noticed any mistake, let us know at [email protected]


Registration Starts On 2021-01-01



Dye Hard 5K for ages 11 and up

April 25, 2021 (Sunday) - 10:00
5 kilometers

Dye Hard 5K for ages 10 and under (bib, shirt, and bag are extra cost)

April 25, 2021 (Sunday) - 10:00
5 kilometers

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