Event Information

Event Overview:

DASH FOR DETECTION (June 2nd, 2018 - 9:00 am 5K Start) Rolfe Pancreatic Cancer Foundation and Lustgarten Foundation have joined forces to develop an early detection test, and ultimately, find a cure for pancreatic cancer. This event is a 5K certified, chip-timed Run and Walk starting and ending at Montrose Harbor. 

Event Location:

Montrose Harbor (601 West Montrose Ave. Chicago, IL)
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Event Directions, Transit & Parking:

Transportation and Parking:

Please plan on arriving at the race site at Montrose Harbor, 601 West Montrose Ave, by 7:30AM in order to ensure you have plenty of time to check your gear and partake in the morning's festivities prior to the 9:00AM race start. 

Limited paid parking (pay and display machine) is available in the Montrose Harbor, Wilson and Foster Parking Lots. Exit Lake Shore Drive at Montrose, Wilson or Foster Avenues. Limited street parking (free) is also available on Simonds Drive in the park between Montrose and Foster.

Help us reduce our carbon footprint! We highly recommend carpooling, using public transportation, or riding your bicycle to the event. To determine the best route to travel via public transportation, please visit the RTA Trip Planner.

Packet Pickup:

Thursday, May 31st - 12PM - 6PM
 Fleet Feet Sports - Deerfield

Friday, June 1st - 2PM - 8PM
Fleet Feet Sports - Old Town

*Packet mailing in advance of race day is available for purchase during the registration process.


Coming soon! 

Event Day Schedule (Sunday, June 2nd, 2018):

Onsite Registration & Packet Pickup 7:00 am - 8:30 am
Pre-Race Announcements & Warm-Up 8:30 am - 8:55 am
Race Start - Runners & Walkers 9:00 am
Post-Race Kid's DASH/Activities 10:00 am
Post-Race Awards & Celebration 10:00 am - 11:00 am
5K Run/Walk (Adult)

Now through 12AM May 1: $40.00
May 2 through 12PM June 1st: $50.00
Event Day (June 2nd): $55.00
5K Run/Walk (14 & Under)

Now through 12AM May 1: $15.00
May 2 through 12PM June 1st: $20.00
Event Day (June 2nd): $25.00

Contact Us:

Questions regarding the event, Rolfe Pancreatic Foundation or donations?

You can reach out to us at info@rolfefoundation.org and we would be glad to answer any event specific or organization questions.