Hot Dash - 2018

Hot Dash

Available Races
Event Info

NEW: Packet Pick Up Location

Get your packet at Summit Brewing in Saint Paul and stick around to enjoy beverage and food specials!

Huge Finish Festival

Enjoy a top 10 U.S. post-race beer garden with live DJ, music, photo booth, mini massages, and activities for all ages.

Most Minnesotan

The most Minnesotan event you'll ever experience, break out your lumberjack flannel and feel the Minnesota-love!

Delicious Food

After the race, sample a tasty new hotdish recipe and other Minnesotan-themed snacks!

NEW: Meat Raffle!

Benefit the Friends of TCM Program and win a savory prize. Participants receive one free entry with race bib!

Two Distance Options

Timed, certified 5K and 10 mile courses welcome newcomers and experienced runners alike!

High Quality Gear

Receive a custom Storm Creek® long-sleeve, quarter zip technical pullover.

Kid's Sizing and Prices

Everyone can join in the fun! Choose youth sizes and receive a 5K discount for youth ages 12 and under. 


Check out our FAQ's.

When is the race?

The Hot Dash will take place on Saturday, March 24, 2018. The 5K begins at 8:45 a.m. and the 10 mile begins at 9:15 a.m.

Where is the race?

The Hot Dash is in Minneapolis, Minnesota, returning to flannel-friendly Northeast Minneapolis! Everyone is welcome to join our Finish Festival, hosted at Boom Island Park from 9 - 11 a.m.

How can I see if I'm registered?

Registration confirmation is available online. Click here to confirm your entry into the 2018 Hot Dash.

Where can I find race day information?

Select your distance above. On each page, you will find packet pick up details, hotel, parking, spectator and training information. Pages also include the course map, race details, parking information and more. Check back before the event for the latest information!

Are there options for those with special dietary needs?

It's important to us to have options to accommodate as many people as possible! All finisher hotdish is dairy, nut, and gluten-free. A vegan option available upon request. Finish Festival meat raffle includes non-pork and vegan prizes upon request.