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Get Out and Exercise!

dinner dash virtual 5k

Exercise and support a local business at the same time when you sign up for Visit Frederick's Dinner Dash 5k! Everyone who completes the race will receive a $20 local restaurant gift card.

Here's how it works:

Dinner Dash 5K Virtual Run Registration
Adult T-Shirt Size
Kids T-Shirt Size
  1. Sign up for the race by completing the form above and paying your $28 entry fee. You may choose to sign up for the race only or to also order a Frederick County Stronger Together t-shirt. The race is open to all ages, so feel free to sign up multiple participants. 
  2. Complete your 5k by walking or running any time in May. Record your time and share a photo of yourself walking or running by emailing Melissa Muntz ( using the subject line "Dinner Dash 5k". Emails will only be accepted through midnight of May 31, so be sure to send your information before June.
  3. Visit Frederick will send you a $20 gift card from one of these local restaurant partners! Giftcards will be chosen at random and mailed the first week of June. Only participants who complete the race on time will receive a gift card, so be sure you've submitted both registration payment (above) and a completion email.

Spires church


Visit Frederick will be awarding the following prizes:

  • 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place based on time
  • Best Outfit
  • Most Maryland Spirited

Hikers in Cunningham Falls State Park

Race Routes

You can use any route you want. In fact, you can even participate on a treadmill! If you are looking for some inspiration, check out our Routes and Trails page.


Do I have to run?

No! You can choose to sprint the full 5k or walk it at a leisurely pace. There is no minimum time required.

Can I choose which restaurant gift card I would like?

Mystery is part of the fun for this event! Gift cards will be matched with racers randomly.

I've signed up and now i'd like to cancel, can I have a refund?

Unfortunately we are not able to issue refunds for this event. If you do not submit your time and image, you will not receive a restaurant gift card.