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Discover the Hippo Dash 5K, Family Miler, and Kids 1K!

Updated: Aug 30, 2023

Let's 🏃Dive into the Hippo Dash 5K Event Experience!

Hippo Dash 5K Runners Crossing Bridge on Course

Greetings, Running Enthusiasts! Are you prepared to embark on an exhilarating journey that not only pushes your boundaries but also celebrates your accomplishments, while connecting you with an enthusiastic community of runners and walkers?


Look no further than the Hippo Dash 5K – an event that transcends the typical race experience, offering a unique and unforgettable adventure crafted exclusively for you.


What’s more, this event is not only about personal achievement but also contributing to a greater cause.


The Hippo Dash 5K is raising funds for BFOH High School Scholarships, supporting the college aspirations and technical training of Hutto High School seniors clast of 2024.


Allow us to introduce you to the captivating world of the Hippo Dash 5K, proudly presented by Swim Bike Run Fun Events."


Discover the Perfect Running/Walking Race


Swim Bike Run Fun Events is dedicated to making running an accessible and fulfilling endeavor for everyone in the Central Texas Austin region.


Whether you're an experienced marathoner or enjoy fitness walking, our offerings are designed to meet your unique needs.


Our approach is built around our "Five F’s" principle, ensuring that your experience is:


**Fueled by Fit Themed Fun**: Our races are all about embracing the joy of movement. Each event features a distinct theme that adds an extra layer of enjoyment to your journey. The Hippo Dash course is filled with themes items throughout the course, scenic course highlights, cheer support and vibrant aid stations.


**Welcoming to all Fit Levels**: Regardless of your fitness level, you're an integral part of our community. We believe in providing every individual with the opportunity to participate and achieve their personal goals with access to free training plans included and affordable registrations for families.


**A Celebration of Every Finisher**: Crossing the finish line is an accomplishment of immense significance, and we're here to celebrate your triumph with epic finish line bling. Every participant is a champion in our eyes!


**Rewarding the Fast**: For those aiming for speed, we recognize and celebrate the fastest among the participants with sponsor prizes. We also have something special for our top age-group finishers.


**Treating Participants like Family**: When you join us, you're not just a runner – you're a valued member of the Swim Bike Run Fun family. Expect a warm and inviting atmosphere that makes you feel right at home.


Discover Your Ideal Hippo Dash Distance


Whether you're taking your first strides towards conquering a 5K, looking for a fun family active outing, or igniting your child's passion for running, we offer a variety of distances tailored to your preferences:


**5K (3.1 miles)**: Our exhilarating 5K course caters to beginners and seasoned runners alike. Course is entirely on closed park roads and paved trails, includes a stampede over an iconic bridge and volunteers out to cheer you on. It includes a complimentary training plan that incorporates strength and cross training. Perfect for those embarking on the iconic couch-to-5K journey or experienced runners aiming to enhance their speed.


**Family 1 Miler**: Gather your family for a mile of shared laughter, cheers, and triumph. It's a fantastic opportunity to bond while embracing an active lifestyle.


**Kids Dash 1K (approximately 0.5 miles)**: Ignite your child's enthusiasm for running with a short and thrilling dash designed just for them. Who knows, you might be nurturing the aspirations of the next generation of runners!


Ready to Embark on Your Dash? Here's Your Next Step


We are committed to meeting every participant wherever they are in their fitness journey. Choosing the perfect event distance is a pivotal decision, and we're here to guide you through the process.


Evaluate your run fitness, race experience, training commitment, and personal objectives to determine the best fit for you.


Whether you're taking your initial steps into the world of running or you're a seasoned athlete seeking a new challenge, the Hippo Dash 5K, Family Miler & Kids Dash offers an event that perfectly aligns with your fitness, health, and wellness goals.


As a bonus, every registration includes a complimentary complete 8 week run/walk training plan that includes easy strength routines and rest days - that was designed exclusively for this race.


Don't miss out on this opportunity! Register and Sign up today to secure the best price for this year's Hippo Dash.


Guarantee your spot before the looming price increases scheduled. Explore all the details on our official race website [HERE] and get ready to embrace the adventure.


Choose to accept the mission: **Unleash Your Fit Run Potential with the Hippo Dash 5K!** and support an amazing cause and get connected with an amazing fit community.


Warmest Regards,


Camille Baptiste

Race Director, Swim Bike Run Fun Events


Hippo Dash Event Shirt & Medal

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Your journey to race day excellence starts now!



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