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The 16th Annual Daffodil Dash 

The Daffodil Dash 5K has been cancelled due to weather. 

Participate virtually by  Participate virtually by tagging @ksusportsrec on social and using the hashtag #daffdash5k or tracking your run on the Daffodil Dash 5K Strava Event.

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The virtual race will run from April 19 - April 29. Bring your proof of your run/walk to the Sports and Recreation Administration Suite on the Kennesaw Campus and we will provide you with your t-shirt. The office suite is open Monday-Friday from 8am-5pm.

  • Start and Finish will be held at The Perch at the Sports and Entertainment Park. (390 Big Shanty Road, Kennesaw, GA 30144)
  • Participants can park in The Perch parking lot and the Field 3 parking lot (behind Fifth Third Bank Stadium and across from U Pointe Kennesaw student housing - limited spots available.) You may choose to park at the Cobb County Transit lot and walk to The Perch

    Please note there is no baggage check. 

  • Road Race competition begins PROMPTLY at 3:00PM.

    The Start Line will close at 3:10pm. Late participants will not be allowed to start after the race begins.

    1 Mile Event will begin shortly after the 5K participants have departed the start line.

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  • All early registrations will take place online at mysportsrec.kennesaw.edu until Wednesday, April 17, 2019.

    Need help? Give us at call at 470-578-6913 or use this instruction guide!

    Day of registration will be from 1:30-2:30pm at The Perch.

    Guests must register with a KSU affiliate. 

  • Early option: April 18, 8:00AM-5:00PM in Dept. of Sports and Recreation Admin Suite 1101 inside the Student Recreation and Activities Center

    Day of Race: April 19, 1:30PM-2:30PM at The Perch

  • Awards will be given to the overall male and female runners. 

    Top 1st-3rd finishers in age group categories will receive medals. 

  • Participants are encouraged to pick up their t-shirt as soon as they have finished the race.  If you pre-register, but do not attend the race a t-shirt is not provided.

    Only available while supplies last.

  • We are collecting items for the KSU CARE Center through a Beverage Run! CARE Services operates the campus pantry to support any KSU student in need of nutritional assistance.

    Participants are asked to donate non-refrigerated milk (individual sized or cartons), juices (individual boxes, Capri Sun, etc), and bottled water. Please participate!


We welcome participation from NCAA track and field athletes however, they will not be eligible for awards.

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