Madison Mad Dash 5K and 2.5K Walk/Run

Sunday, June 14th, 2020 | Olympia, Washington Madison Elementary PTO hosts our third annual Madison Mad Dash 5K fundraiser! Participate in either the 2.5K Kids run or 5K race around scenic Capitol Lake at Heritage Park.

Our 2nd annual race Sponsorships, along with Participant Race fees saw the event raise money for the schools PTO, which in turn has funded equipment purchases for the physical education program at the school.  Stay tuned for the outcomes of next years race.

Registration is now open.  Save and register before the new year.  


Annual Madison Mad Dash

The 2.5K will kick off at 8:30 am followed by the 5K at 9:00am.  Parents are welcome to join their kids for the 2.5K, and kids are encouraged to challenge themselves and run the full 5K! The beautiful, scenic route follows one or two laps around Capitol Lake in Olympia. This flat, fast course is perfect for beginners and a great opportunity for experienced runners to set a personal best!

Run 5K

3.1 miles

Walk 5K

3.1 miles

Kids 2.5k

1.6 miles
About the dash

A Family Friendly Event!

Come join us this summer on Sunday, June 14th, 2020 at Heritage Park, Olympia WA for a 2.5K Kids run and 5K race around Capitol Lake.

  • This is a certified 5K course.
  • This is a family friendly event.
  • Registration for the whole family.
  • Please leave your pets at home.
  • Strollers and joggers are welcome.
  • Runners pushing strollers or joggers will start at the back.
  • Register before May 29th to be guaranteed a shirt.









Register now. Introducing early bird registration, ending January 1st, 2019.  Registration increases $5.00 after the new year, so register now to save!  Register before  May 26th, 2019 to be guaranteed a shirt.

Start Training Now

Check out and familiarize yourself with the course. Get the whole family on board, whether they run or walk they can particpate

Official Race Time

The 5K run will be professionally timed.

DOR Registration 2019

We will have Day of Race registration available Sunday from 7:00am - 8:15am.  Registration for both the 2.5K and 5K will be $30.00 with a race shirt and $20.00 without a race shirt. We accept cash, check or credit cards.  Please make checks out to Madison Elementary...

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Packet Pick Up

Race day is just a few days away.  We will have packet pick up available on Saturday, June 8th from 10am-2pm at Madison Elementary School's parking lot.  1225 Legion Way SE, Olympia WA. If you're unable to make it Saturday, we'll have packets ready Sunday from...

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Local Artists creates Awards for Top Finishers

The top three finishers in each age group at this year’s Madison Mad Dash will receive an incredible one of a kind ceramic art-piece. This work is a collaboration between Avanti High School junior Kya Jackson, local Architect Trent Hart and Madison parent Jane Locke....

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Thank You To Our 2019 Sponsors

Thanks to our Local Supporters