DASH IN THE BASH 2019 - 5K Race

We couldn't have done it without our sponsors, volunteers and runners.  Thank all of you so much for helping make a difference in our community.  We're looking forward to the 2020 Race on Founder's Day

Saturday, September 21, 2019

Be a part of your community in a healthy activity this Founder’s Day weekend. The 7th annual Dash in the Bash has been moved to coordinate with Founder's Day in Wabash, Indiana on September 21st.

The Dash in the Bash is a 5k race and Fun Run that benefits the youth development and healthy living programs of the YMCA.


Registration is open now and participants must register by September 7, 2019 in order to receive a shirt and a grab bag.  Register now - early bird rates are in effect until August 20th.

The race will be held on Saturday, September 21, 2019 at 8:00AM, starting and finishing in front of the Wabash County YMCA at 500 S. Cass St.  Race day registration is from 7:00AM to 7:45AM.  The family fun run will begin at 9:00am with the awards presentation to follow. 


Dash in the Bash includes:

   Chip timing

   Dry wick t-shirt

   A course through scenic downtown Wabash

   Prizes for all age-division winners and best-dressed participants

Award categories are overall top male and female finisher; male and female age category 1st, 2nd, & 3rd place finishers; (14 and younger, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+), AND best dressed (get creative!).



Dash in the Bash

   $25/runner - now until August 20th

   $30/runner - August 21st - September 7th

   $35/runner - September 8th - September 20th

   $40/runner – September 21st at the race


Family Fun Run

   $5/runner – Now until race day.


Proceeds benefit the Wabash County YMCA Annual Campaign used to benefit our community with a focus on youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility!


We'd like to extend a special thank you to local artist Alina Reed for designing this year's logo for the DASH!  And we could not make this race happen without the generous support of our sponsors below.  Thank you.

Did You Know?

More than 1/3 of WABASH COUNTY YMCA members receive membership assistance.
Read more fun facts!




500 S Cass St. Wabash, IN 46992


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