Inaugural Ditka Dash SOLD OUT!

902581_638708916173485_7093647_oThe first ever Ditka Dash 5k is already sold out for all 5 time slots! Each runner receives aviator sunglasses, a mustache, and an official Ditka Dash t-shirt in their goodie bag. That means on November 30th, there will be 10,000 runners dressed up like Da Coach at Soldier Field!

2,000 participants will start at hourly increments from 9am-1pm followed by the Post Race Mustache Bash!  The Mustache Bash includes live music, cold beer (one free for runners and more available for purchase), and prizes for individuals, groups, and best Ditka inspired costume!

Are you or a friend or family member running in the Ditka Dash?  Need a place to stay downtown before the race so you can sleep in and not worrying about parking?  We have discounted guest rooms especially for Ditka Dash participants at just $79 when you book through this link!  No transportation to Soldier Field needed! We are just 2 blocks to the pedestrian walkway at 18th street that leads straight to Soldier Field!

Soldier Field Map

We would love to host runners and family member participating in this fun new race honoring everyone’s favorite Chicago icon – Da Ditka!


You’re more than welcome at the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place, 2233 South Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Chicago, Illinois 60616; +1 312 5671234

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