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The WILMA Dash is Wilmington’s ONLY All-Female 5K!

Registration is open for the 13th annual WILMA Dash & Health Fest After Party!

Visit WILMADash.com to sign up.

This event is great for first-time runners, walkers, and for seasoned runners looking for a personal best.

Save the date:

September 21, 2021 | 4-9pm

5K Start time: 6:30pm

Wilmington Convention Center

Race registration includes entrance into WILMA’s Health Fest After Party

Register today!

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Scroll down to see a training guide from Axis Fitness


Celebrate completing the Dash at the Health Fest After Party!

Local vendors will be set up in the Convention Center Expo Hall along with food, drinks, awards, and more!

Check out this year’s sponsors below to see who will have a booth at this year’s Health Fest.

Not participating in the Dash, but still want to be a part of this year’s event? The Health Fest After Party is open to everyone! Join us from 4-9pm in the Expo Hall to cheer on this year’s Dash participants.

Looking to train for the big day?

Presenting Sponsor, Axis Fitness, has your WILMA Dash 5K Training Program Blueprint.

Scroll to the bottom of this page for more details.



TANK TOPS: A WILMA Dash Tank Top is guaranteed to participants who register by 11:59pm on Friday, August 20, 2021.  Participants who register after this cutoff date can choose from any remaining sizes during registration.

Sizes: Youth M & Women’s S-XXL

RACE SHIRT: WILMA Dash Race T-shirts are available for purchase with registration while supplies last.

Sizes: Youth M & Women’s S-XXL


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THE VENUE: The WILMA Dash will start and finish inside the the Wilmington Convention Center’s 30,000 square foot Expo Hall. The Health Fest will take place in the Expo Hall as well, with doors open from 4-9pm. The race kicks off at 6:30pm.

THE COURSE: The race course is a flat and fast course through historic downtown Wilmington, giving you the views of the Downtown area which includes the Battleship, Bridge, and the award winning Riverfront. Course map coming soon!

This race course is also stroller friendly!  However, dogs are not allowed on this course so please leave them at home or with a non-running spectator.


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Top 3 Overall Females

Top 3 Overall Female Masters (40+)

Top 3 Females in Age Groups:
16 & Under, 17-20, 21-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39,
40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65+

Group Prizes:

Most Spirited Team – $500 Gift Certificate to Wilmington Brewing Company

Largest Team – $500 Gift Certificate to Wrightsville Beach Brewery


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Going Beyond the Pink’s mission is to offer free access to: needed support resources, health and wellness education, individual and family support, and financial assistance to our breast cancer community.

Going Beyond the Pink is an educational and supportive resource that is easily accessible, compassionate and readily available to individuals and families stricken by this life-threatening disease.

Click here to learn more


5K (Ages 16 & older):

Price: $45.00 Race Fee + $3.53 SignUp Fee
Registration: Price increases to $50.00 after August 23, 2021 at 11:59pm EDT

5K (15 & Under):

Price: $35.00 Race Fee + $2.95 SignUp Fee
Registration: Price increases to $40.00 after August 23, 2021 at 11:59pm EDT

Teams of 10 or more: Email michelle@its-go-time.com for a discount code.

Visit WILMADash.com for additional info on price increases

WILMA Dash Sponsors:

Presenting Sponsors:

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Fleet Feet Logo Website

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Corporate Sponsors:

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Excite Credit Union
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40th Anniversary
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Medac Logo Website
Good Friends Logo Website

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Presenting Sponsor, Axis Fitness, has your WILMA Dash 5K Training Program Blueprint!

Click here for a quick overview of the training program
Their program is built around 4 elements that will progress as the race gets closer. The overview video breaks down the 4 parts of a progressive plan to run the race feeling strong during and after.

Click here to view Active Mobility Movements
3 Rounds with 12(6×6) Reps each side. This is a warm-up so keep it slow and controlled 

Click here to view Activation and Strength Building Movements
3 Rounds, 16(8×8) Reps on each side. This should have some intention around it. Think through the movements and focus on getting muscles to engage. 

Running blueprint based around time & intensity

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Stay tuned for the next round of exercises, coming the week of September 6!