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Online registration open for the 2013 Darien Dash

Published: Monday, April 8, 2013 2:10 p.m. CDT

DARIEN — Registration is now available for the 2013 Darien Dash, which will start and end at the corner of 71st Street and Clarendon Hills Road May 19.

The first race starts at 8:30 a.m.

Online registration will close at 11 p.m. May 16. Advance registration also can be done in person from 8 a.m. to noon May 18 at XSport Fitness, 7511 Lemont Road. T-shirts and bibs may be picked up at XSport Fitness during the advanced registration session or at the race on race day.

Cost is $25 per entrant ($30 on race day) for the one-mile walk or run, $30 per entrant for the 5K run ($35 on race day) and $40 for the 10K run ($45 on race day).

Race day registrations will be accepted from 7 to 8 a.m. May 19 at the north pavilion in Darien Community Park

The Darien Dash is an annual fundraiser for the Darien Chamber of Commerce. Once again, $2,000 will be awarded to local schools and $500 to the local youth organizations, school foundations or booster clubs with the most registered participants.

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