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2019 Dubuque Diabetes Dash

Megan Welter

Saturday, April 20, 2019 at 4:00 PM - Sunday, April 21, 2019 at 7:00 PM (CDT)

2019 Dubuque Diabetes Dash

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Who we are:

The Dubuque Diabetes Dash was formed to join efforts with Camp Hertko Hollow & JDRF Eastern Iowa Chapter tto raise money to help provide an educational and recreational camp for Iowa's youth who have diabetes and to help fund continued diabetes research to ultimately find a cure.

Why participate:

Help support your local community! Money raised from the Dubuque Diabetes Dash will help provide scholarships for kids in the Dubuque area to attend the 2019 summer camp and to help fund the research necessary to find a cure for diabetes.



Race Day Information:

Packet Pickup and Check-in will begin at 3:00 P.M. 

Race will begin and end at the Derby Grange Driving Range Event Barn.

5k Run: 4:00 P.M.

Fun Walk: will start directly after the 5k run. 

After Party - Kids Zone 4:30-7:00  Join us after the race for music, silent auction (last bid will take place at 6:30 p.m.), food/drinks, kids zone (inflatables, face painting, games, crafts & more),

Egg Hunt & Easter Bunny DetailsJoin us by the event barn directly after the 5k run/walk (at 5 p.m.) for a fun Easter Egg Hunt! Kids will have the chance to find eggs, make crafts and more! A goodie bag will be handed out after the egg hunt to all participants.  Please note --- the Egg hunt is from kids 10 & under. 

Other details:

-The egg hunt will be divided into separate areas for ages 1-2, 3-4, 5-7 and 8-10 years. 
-Cost for the kids zone (which includes the egg hunt, bouncy house and face painting) is $5 or free with your 5k registration. 
-Arrive early, the hunt will start at approximately 5 p.m. (directly after the 5k run/walk)
-All participants will receive an Egg Hunt Checklist. Kids will have the chance to find 14 eggs. Once all 14 eggs have been found kids will return the eggs and bag in return for an easter treat box (filled with goodies).-
-There will be approximately 20 prize eggs. These special eggs will have a prize slip inside which will give instructions on where to turn slip in to pick a prize off the prize table. 
-Photos with the Easter Bunny. The Easter Bunny will arrive between 5:15-5:30 for photos with kids. 

We hope to see you there! 

 *This event will happen rain or shine and is non-refundable* 



Medals will be awarded to the following: 

1st Place Male

1st Place Female

1st Place Kid (15 and under)




Go the extra mile this year--Join the Dubuque Diabetes Dash fundraising team!

If you or someone you know has been affected by juvenile diabetes, go the extra mile and raise money for a great cause that affects so many. Our goal is to raise $2,500 before the event. Click below to view the Dash Fundraising page. We encourage you to email this link to your family, neighbors, co workers or simply share on Facebook to your followers. 

Looking to get pledges for walking/running the event? 


Start fundraising today--Click DONATE NOW to get started: 



Race Course: 




Do you know a local child living with Juvenile Diabetes that would like to attend camp this summer? Click HERE to nominate them for a Diabetes Dash Camp Scholarship!




We are currently looking for volunteers to help us with day of event tasks (registration, on the course, silent auction, kids zone, etc). Email Megan Welter for more details




Radio Sponsor 


Culver's Kids Zone

Event Sponsors: 









Water Stop Sponsors: 



Interested in sponsoring this event? Please email    

Have questions about 2019 Dubuque Diabetes Dash? Contact Megan Welter

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When & Where

Derby Grange Driving Range
13079 Derby Grange Rd
Dubuque, IA 52002

Saturday, April 20, 2019 at 4:00 PM - Sunday, April 21, 2019 at 7:00 PM (CDT)

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