Time: 8:00 AM

Location: Gillson Park

The Yankee Doodle Dash is almost here! We hope you've all been training hard in preparation of our exciting 3.1-mile race through the streets of Wilmette.

Tickets are on sale through 6/30 - don't miss out, preregistration is REQUIRED! There is no on-site registration the day of the event!

REGISTER for the Dash!

The Dash is open to all ages to run/walk the 3.1-mile course. Strollers are welcome. Day-of details will be emailed out to participants prior to the race.

Patriotic outfits are encouraged and race spectators are welcome! Review the race course map below and see if we pass by your neighborhood - we love having neighbors cheer on our runners!

Special Appreciation

  • We'd like to thank our Stars & Stripes Sponsor, de Giulio Kitchen Design for sponsoring our dashing event shirts this year!
  • Special thanks to our Spangled Sponsor, State Farm Agent Nathan Sulack for sponsoring our dandy participant & winner medals this year!
  • Shoutout to Ravinia Brewing Co., Double Clutch Brewing Co. & Fortnight Brewing Co. for providing complimentary beer at the finish line! Make sure to grab your drink tickets at the ID check table before or after the race.
  • Run your hardest to beat the rush - breakfast bites for the first 100 runners, brought to you by Wilmette's newest restaurant, The Lawn opening soon at the Wilmette Golf Club!

DOWNLOAD the course map