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Yankee Doodle Dash 5K

Icon ionic-ios-time 8:00 am
location Gillson Park


2023 Yankee Doodle Dash 5K

Start the Independence Day Celebration with our annual tradition, and dash the streets of Wilmette in our dandy 5K!

TICKETS HERE sales end 6/28 & pre-registration is REQUIRED!
*No on-site registration will be available – don’t miss out!

*No household account with us? No problem! Select the “Continue as a Guest” option beneath the login screen and complete your purchase for the Yankee Doodle Dash!


  • Date: Monday, July 3
  • Race Start: 8 am
  • Start/Finish: Gillson Park
  • Fee: $35 per runner

Runners will receive a fabulous event shirt and a participant medal to show off to all your friends. Participants age 21 & up will also enjoy a complimentary beer at the finish line.

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 medals this year!
Shoutout to our Dandy Beverage Partners Double Clutch Brewing Co., Fortnight Brewing Co. & Ravinia 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.
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Pre-registration required!

No on-site registration will be available. Purchase your tickets by 6/28!

Spend your day at the Independence Day Celebration!

We have two other special events happening on July 3! Learn more here.

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