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Old Dutch Little Chippers Tater Trot

Saturday, March 22, 2025 at 3:30:00 PM UTC

Kids run free (and fast!) when when there's hot chocolate and food at the finish line.


2024 Hot Dash

Participant and enjoyment always takes first place! 

Fun and Supportive Environment

Choose between 1 mile, half mile and pre-K dash distances.

Age-Appropriate Distances

No matter your age, you'll be walking home with a finisher medal. 

Celebrate in Style

Hot Dash 5K and 10K entry is free to runners aged 18 and under that are ready for a bigger challenge.  

Ready for a 5K or 10K?

Reasons to Run with Us

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"This was really one of the best events I have done."


"The volunteers AND race organizers are the best with great encouraging energy. Love Hot Dash!"


"The festival was a lot of fun. I don't often stay around for post-race but I'm glad I did. The pre-race pick up with bingo was genius! I"


"The course is so beautiful and all the volunteers and TCM staff are exceptional. I look forward to this race every year."


2024 Race Details

  • Participants aged 18 and under run at no cost at Twin Cities In Motion events through our TC Kids Run Free program. TCM Members and Donors support the program, the first installment of a larger initiative by nonprofit TCM to make events accessible to all.  


    Kids can run in either the event’s “grown-up” race(s) or in 1 mile, half a mile and pre-K-dash races held in conjunction with the event. 

  • Thursday, March 21

    Friday, March 22 

    Saturday, March 23

  • The Riverplace Municipal parking ramp (30 2nd St SE, Minneapolis, MN 55414) is two blocks  from the start area and will charge $2 per hour to park. 


    Plentiful street parking is also available, in addition to various parking ramps in the area:

  • There is no virtual event for the Old Dutch Little Chippers Tater Trot. 

  • Friends and family are welcome to come to the race, bring a motivational sign, and watch and cheer on participants! As always, please be respectful of private property and do not enter the race course. Pedestrians are permitted to cross the course at intersections where race officials are present to direct foot traffic. 

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