Five on the 4th

runDallas Five on the 4th

A Kids runDallas Event

*The 2020 Five on the 4th event has unfortunately been cancelled, but we look forward to hosting the event again in 2021. We thank you for your support and invite you to take part in the BMW Dallas Marathon Festival (December 11-13) celebrating our 50th Anniversary! With ten events to choose from, we have a distance for everyone!

About Our Beneficiaries

The Y is one of the nation’s leading nonprofits strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living and social responsibility. Across North Texas the YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas serves more than 200,000 men, women and children – regardless of age, income or background – to nurture the potential of children and teens, improve the nation’s health and well-being, and provide opportunities to give back and support neighbors. Anchored in 21 communities, the Dallas Y has the long-standing relationships and physical presence not just to promise, but to deliver, lasting personal and social change.

The mission of the YMCA to put Christian values into practice through programs that build a healthy spirit, mind and body for all. To learn more, click HERE.

Kids runDallas is the youth focused organization under the runDallas umbrella, providing events and support for safe, fun-filled fitness activities serving the student-aged population within the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex.


(All events start/finish at Klyde Warren Park)

  • 5-Mile Run (8:00am)

    Join us for this picturesque run course through Uptown and the beautiful Turtle Creek neighborhood! Please note, there is a 1.5 hour time limit (18-minute per mile pace or better).

  • 5K Run (8:15am)

    New for 2019, run or walk your way through the heart of Uptown! Please note, there is a 1 hour time limit (20-minute per mile pace or better).

  • 2-Mile Walk (8:25am)

    Come get some steps in on our 2-mile Uptown walk course! All ages are welcome to participate.
    We love dogs so we’re welcoming all well-behaved dogs to join you on the 2-Mile walk course. 

  • Kid’s Race (10:00am)

    Kids ages 12 and under are welcome to participate! Both a 200m and 800m option will be available.  Parents are welcome to run with their child!

Course Maps

*runDallas reserves the right to change the course as needed prior to event date.

Participant Benefits

  • Timed entry into the 5K or 5-Mile or non-timed entry into the 2-Mile Walk or Kids Races
  • Soft tri-blend event t-shirt (unisex sizing, XS-2XL available)
  • BONUS: 50th anniversary BMW Dallas Marathon training shirt
  • Finisher Medallion
  • Admission to the after-party featuring music, food and more! (plus complimentary Samuel Adams to those 21+)
  • Fun post-race activities including face painters, a balloon artist and a watermelon eating contest! 

Special Thanks To: