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Dash 5K Training Program

Need help preparing for the race? Our eight-week training program can help! All runners and walkers are welcome. For beginners, we help you build endurance and confidence so that you can complete the race safely. For intermediate and advanced runners, we will help you improve your time so that you can run your best 5K ever! One hundred percent of the $40 registration fee will be donated to the Downtown Dash fundraising efforts to support GAMC Stroke Services in our community.

Register online now! (follow main registration link for individual registrations, then select the Dash training or the Dash Pack registration option.) Or download the registration form.

Day:   Every Sunday, January 13 - March 3*
Time:  8:00 am - 9:15 am
Location: Glendale Chess Park, 227 N. Brand. (located in the passageway next door to Kinkos)
Parking: 90-minute free parking in the public garage at Orange & California.
Cost:  $40 for the entire 8-week program. **Register for the Dash and the training program at the same time and get a $5 discount! Checks should be made out to Healthcare Foundation at GAMC.
Includes:  Weekly training run/walks, stretches, lectures, training schedules, and the camaraderie of group training.

Each training session will be followed by a mini-lecture designed to help you remain injury-free throughout your training.

Lecture topics include:

  • 5K Training Program Overview
  • Running Shoes
  • Running Form & Techniques
  • Flexibility
  • Core Stability Exercises
  • Strength Training
  • Sports Nutrition
  • Race Day Tips

For More Info:
Download the information sheet, contact Elaine Miller at (818) 437-5523, or visit

To Register:
Register online for the 5K Dash, Dash Training Program, or both! You can also register in person at your first Dash Training Program session. You may start the training at any session. The first session begins January 13.

*Additional weekday training options available. Call Elaine at the number above for information.