Event Information

Event Overview:

DASH FOR DETECTION (June 11, 2017 - 9:00 am 5K Start) The Rolfe Pancreatic Cancer Foundation and The 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 The Midway Club in Soldier Field. The Midway Club is a new climate-controlled indoor space at Soldier Field located on the 50 yard line! 

Event Location:

Soldier Field (1410 South Museum Campus, Chicago, IL)
Enter at Gate 0

Event Directions, Transit & Parking:

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION – Soldier Field is accessible via the METRA at the 18th street station, and for CTA riders, is a few blocks east of the Roosevelt stops on the Red, Green and Orange Lines (about a 15 minute walk), and is directly accessible via buses #128: Soldier Field Express, and #130: Museum Campus. 

DRIVING – Soldier Field is located directly off Lake Shore Drive (18th Street exit), and DASH attendees can park at the Waldron Deck, which is a short walk to the Midway Club, for a nominal fee. DIRECTIONS

PARKING - Map of Soldier Field parking garages, including the Waldron Deck ($20). MAP

Packet Pickup:

Friday - June 9th
Fleet Feet Sports - Deerfield
800 Waukegan Rd
Deerfield, IL 60015

Saturday - June 10th
Fleet Feet Sports - South Loop
150 West Roosevelt Rd.
Chicago, IL 60605

Sunday - June 11th (Race Day)
7am - 8:30am
Race Site
**Note: Please allow extra time if you plan to pick up your packet on race day


This event will start and finish inside Soldier Field at The Midway Club on the mezzanine level (Enter at Gate 0 on the South side of the stadium). A new 2017 course will guide participants along Chicago's beautiful Lakefront paths, the scenic Museum Campus and encircle Soldier Field! All routes are handicap and stroller accessible.

2017 Course Map - View Course Map [PDF 654Kb].

Event Day Schedule (Sunday, June 11, 2017):

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
Kid's DASH 10:00 am
Post-Race Announcements & Awards 10:20 am - 10:35 am
5K Run/Walk (Adult)

Now through 12AM May 1: $35.00
May 2 through 12PM June 10: $45.00
Event Day (June 11): $50.00
5K Run/Walk (14 & Under)

Now through 12AM May 1: $15.00
May 2 through 12PM June 10: $20.00
Event Day (June 11): $25.00