May 06, 2023 at 9:00 AM

Donald Dash Trail Run

1945 Highway 92

Mount Horeb WI, 53572


Entry Fee $30
(Lowest or Early Registration)

Entry Fee 2 $45
(Highest or Late Registration)

Prize Money: yes


  • 15K
  • 5K

Series: Savanna Trail Series

Type: Trail

Participant Limit: 350

Course Map: Download Map

Starting Elevation: 1000

Percent of the course on un-paved trails: 100%

First Year of the Event: 2012

Men's Record: 5km (18:04) 15km (57:52)

Women's Record: 5km (21:26) 15km (1:06:51)


Where: Donald Park, Mount Horeb WI. Pop’s Knoll entrance on HWY 92. Directions: 1945 HWY 92 Mount Horeb, WI 53572. Two miles west of Mount Vernon, 20 miles south west of Madison, 5 miles south east of Mount Horeb. Parking is limited at Pop’s Knoll entrance, please car pool if possible.

Race starts at 9:00am.

Course Description: Two race distance option with the goal being to have an option for people new to racing and/or trail runs by offering a shorter distance race (5 km) and increasing the longer race for those looking for an extra challenge (15 km). As always there will be some prairie, some single track, some sand, some slick bridges, and of course some hills!

Distances: 5 km & 15 km. Registration: $40 pre-registration starting on January 1st, 2023, $45 day-of registration. There is a capacity of ~300 participants so make sure and register early. 100% proceeds donated to Friends of Donald Park. Funds earmarked for trail maintenance and repair. ​During Race: Energy drink, water and energy food provided at aid stations. Awards: Overall M/F (Special locally crafted award), age groups m/f, prizes, door prizes, cash for setting a new course record.


Race event photo
Race event photo


Past Event Dates

Held on May 06, 2023

Held on May 07, 2022

Held on Sep 11, 2021

Held on Sep 12, 2020

Held on May 04, 2019

Held on May 12, 2018

Held on May 06, 2017

Held on May 07, 2016

Held on May 09, 2015

Held on May 10, 2014

Held on May 04, 2013

Held on May 05, 2012