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Saint Patrick School of the Terre Haute Deanery is hosting the 20th Annual Irish Dash on Saturday, March 11th in Terre Haute. The race is a growing community tradition during the local St. Patrick celebration festivities.  The event will feature a 5K race, 5K walk, and 1 mile fun run.

 Registrants after march 1 are not guaranteed a race shirt.



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(presented to the following 5K Run finishers)

Overall Male and Female 

Overall Masters Male and Female 

Top 3 Finishers in each age division

Most IRISH Spirited Costume

Most GREEN Worn 

5K Run Age Divisions

5K Run Age Divisions

1-10, 11-14, 15-18, 19-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44 ,45-49, 50+

$25 per participant for the 5K Race

$20 per participant for the 1 mile Fun Rune

 Entry fee includes: technical shirt, food, door prizes, entertainment, awards, and chipped timing by Timing MD.

Participants must be registered by March 1 to be guaranteed a race shirt.

Thanks to Bob Bowen Ford for being the Irish Dash 2023 Title Sponsor!

T-shirt deadline for the 2023 race is March 1. You can still register to walk/run after this date but are not guaranteed a race shirt.

Schedule of Events

7:30 am - Race Check In Begins

The Check In table located in the St. Patrick School Parking Lot.

9:00 a.m. - 1 mile Fun Run Begins

9:30 a.m. - 5K Begins

Races begin at the shamrock located at the intersection of 19th and Poplar Streets. 

Awards and Door Prizes Following the Race – Presented at St. Patrick School.

1:00 p.m. - St. Patrick Parade Begins

Parade Route runs from 26th and Ohio to 19th and Ohio, then to 19th and Poplar.

COVID-19 Precautions

We are actively monitoring the incidence of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) in our region and following guidance from local health departments and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) regarding large gatherings, including CDC recommendations on preventing the spread of COVID-19. We are taking extra precautions to ensure race day is as safe as possible. These mitigation procedures will include but are not limited to maintaining a social distance of six feet from others, masking, and sanitation of the premises.  

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