F5 St. Patrick’s Day Dash

WHO: AndEvents, Inc., F5 Networks and 10,000 athletes, weekend warriors, and families celebrating St. Patrick’s Day and the arrival of spring.

WHAT: The 34th Annual F5 St. Patrick’s Day Dash, a 5K run/walk Starting/Finishing at Seattle Center, and Dashing through Downtown Seattle on 4th Ave.

WHEN: Saturday March 17, 2018

8:00am – Leprechaun Lap; one kilometer dash for children 10 and under
8:30-9:00am –5K wave starts, (Race/run, run/jog, jog/walk/crawl)
9:00am – 1:00pm – Post Dash Bash sponsor booths, giveaways, beer garden with the Stout Pounders live on-stage.
10:00am-6:00pm – Irish Festival in the Armory
10:15am – Awards Ceremony and Costume Contest at the Post Dash Bash Main stage

WHERE: Seattle Center
305 Harrison Street
Seattle, WA 98109

DETAILS: Run, walk, jog or crawl to celebrate the arrival of spring and the Irish in us all. The 34th Annual F5 St. Patrick’s Day Dash takes place on Saturday, March 17, 2018 at Seattle Center.  It began over 30 years ago as a dash between bars and as a training event for an Irish Olympian. Now it’s SEATTLE’S ORIGINAL, and largest St. Patrick’s Day 5K where the winners cross the finish before the last person starts.

The F5 St. Patrick’s Day Dash is a family event with something for everyone. The competition starts with parents trying to keep up with their little leprechauns, racers focused on first place, costumed fitness enthusiasts dashing through Downtown Seattle, and ends with the Post Dash Bash the most fun in the Beer Garden on St. Patrick’s Day.


Net proceeds of the Dash support local youth organizations and non-profits. On-going beneficiaries include Camp Fire Central Puget Sound, Seattle Children’s Autism Center, See Ya Later Foundation, Outdoors For All, plus many other Northwest youth organizations and children’s charities.

REGISTER: To register, and get more information for the St. Patrick’s Day Dash, visit www.stpatsdash.com.

CONTACT: For more information email info@StPatsDash.com.