Runners and walkers line up Saturday, October 12, for a memorial and fund-raising race in Menomonee Falls. Dash for Dylan honors Dylan Smith, an eighth grader at North Middle School, who died in October 2012 of DuChennes Muscular Dystrophy.
Dash for Dylan, a 5K run and 3K walk, takes place at Menomonee Falls High School. Proceeds from the event benefit the Catch-a-Dream Foundation. This charitable group provides fishing and hunting trips for children suffering life-threatening illnesses in the United States and Canada. Catch-a-Dream hosted Dylan Smith for a dream hunting trip in Missouri before he passed away.
What is DuChennes Muscular Dystrophy?
This muscular degeneration disorder causes skeletal deformities and progressively limited mobility. Eventually, DuChennes Muscular Dystrophy is generally fatal.
Dash for Dylan starts at 9 a.m. on October 12.
Runners will lead the race, with walkers following. A mid-race water station will be provided. A raffle is set for after the race.
Online registration is available for the Dash for Dylan 5K run and 3K walk on October 12 in Menomonee Falls. Race-day registration is also offered.
On-site packet pickup is set for race day for the Dash for Dylan on October 12 at Menomonee Falls High School, W142N8101 Merrimac Drive, in Menomonee Falls.
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