2020 Mosquito Dash 5k

When
Saturday, July 25, 2020 6:30 am - 10:00 am CDT
Where
Topsail Hill Preserve State Park

7525 W. County Hwy 30A
Santa Rosa Beach FL 32459

Fees

There are two waves for this race. First wave starts at 7:15 a.m. for those who want to skip the interactive stations and only run or walk. Race fees are $10 for children and $25 for adults and includes a full size finisher medals. Second wave for those

Description

Join Topsail Hill Preserve State Park, the Friends of Topsail Hill Preserve State Park and the South Walton Mosquito Control for Mosquito Dash, a 5K Fun Run/Walk! 

While on a paved trail through the park race participants will enjoy a beautiful view meandering through stations about mosquitoes and other insects and bugs. Enjoy the fun even more dressed up as a mosquito or other type of insect. The four costume contest categories are Realistic Mosquito, Creative Mosquito, Realistic Insect/ Bug, Creative Insect/ Bug. There will be one winner per category. Each category winner will receive a prize. South Walton Mosquito Control District will be on site to add to the insect fun!

There are two waves for this race. First wave starts at 7:15 a.m for those who want to skip the interactive stations and only run or walk. Race fees are $10 for children and $25 for adults and includes a full size finisher medals.

Second wave for those participating in the fun interactive stations starts at 7:45 a.m. Race fees are $5 for children, $10 for adults and includes a mini-finisher medal. For the safety of participants and dogs, dogs are not allowed on the course during the race.

  • Post race celebration is 7:45 - 9 a.m.
  • Costume Contest results will be announced at 8:30 a.m.

All funds raised for this event will benefit the Friends of Topsail Hill Preserve State Park and help them further their mission of supporting the park. Advanced online registration will be available starting March 1, 2019 and closes on July 24, 2019. Limited race day registration will be available on a first come first serve basis between 6:30 a.m. – 7:45 a.m.

  • If you would like to volunteer during the race, please contact the park volunteer coordinator at (850) 622-2309.

Event Essential Eligibility Criteria

 

Contact
faith.whalen@floridadep.gov