Dorothea Dix Park
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Dorothea Dix Park 5K

Lace up those running shoes and gather your racing buddies to start training. Registration is now open for the inaugural Dorothea Dix Park 5K!

The City of Raleigh and Dorothea Dix Park Conservancy invite you to participate in the 1st Annual Dorothea Dix Park 5K race to benefit the future of Dorothea Dix Park. This race offers timed or un-timed options and includes a scenic course through the Dorothea Dix Park campus. Race proceeds will support design and construction efforts moving forward as we create a park for everyone.

Race Time: 9:00 am - A detailed schedule to be announced

Registration: $25 before February 22. $30 thereafter including race day.

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Additionally, there will be two fun runs for kids after the conclusion of the 5K around 10:00 am - 100-meter dash for little ones under 6 years and a 400-meter run for ages 6-10.  There is no fee for these races, and parents can sign up their children on race day.


Location: Dorothea Dix Park, 701 Dawkins Drive, Raleigh, NC 27603