Hot Dash: TC Kids Tater Trot

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Minnesota’s Delicious Running Event

Run a Pre-K Dash, Half Mile, or Mile to celebrate the end of winter. Enjoy post-race hot dish sampling, and kids beverages, firepits, outdoor fun, and more in the Finisher Festival presented by CommonGround Minnesota!

Age-Appropriate Races

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

Finisher medal

Every Tater Trotter earns a gift for participating.

Fun, Supportive Environment

Races organized so participation and enjoyment always take first place.

Ready for a 5K?

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

Race Details
TC Kids Run Free Program

NEW in 2022! All kids aged 18 and under are welcome to run any distance for free.  Kids in the 5K and 10 Mile will receive the same amenities as the adults. To learn more about the TC Kids Run Free Program click here

Kids in the TC Kids Tater Trot will receive a fun finishers gift.  There will be age appropriate distances including an approximate mile, half mile, and pre-K dash.


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.

Packet Pick Up
Location Date Hours
Northrup King Building 3rd Floor Gallery Thursday, March 17 11 a.m. - 7 p.m
Northrup King Building 3rd Floor Gallery Friday, March 18 11 a.m. - 7 p.m
Boom Island Park RACE DAY, March 19 7:30 - 9 a.m.



2022 Results will be available after the race. Age group awards will be mailed out post-event for the categories of male, female, and non-binary athletes placing 1st, 2nd, and 3rd in their age group.  Athletes registered under “prefer not to disclose” for gender are not eligible for age group awards.

Click here to view all Hot Dash from 2011-2020. Use the dropdown arrow to select the year and distance.


Volunteers keep us in motion! Register here to be a race day volunteer for Hot Dash 2022!