3rd Annual Ditka Dash Returns 10.3.15


The 3rd annual Ditka Dash 5k returns to, where else, Soldier Field on October 3rd, 2015.  All three waves of the Ditka Dash sell out each year, so register early and join thousands of runners and walkers for fun, swag, and all things Ditka.

All participants receive 2 shirts, an official Ditka Dash shirt and finisher medal as well as a mustache and aviator sunglasses to look like Da Coach.  Participants over 21 will also receive a free beer at the Miller Lite Mustache Bash after race party.  Everyone will received coupons for a free Nancy’s Chicago stuffed pizza and a free Italian Beef from Al’s.  View full details on all the race swag here.

Registration is $50 through August 27th and bumps up to $55 after.

As the closest full-service hotel to our partners at Soldier Field, Hyatt Regency McCormick Place is offering our blog readers a discounted rate of  $149 valid on October 2nd and 3rd.  The hotel is just 2.5 blocks from the 18th street bridge that leads directly to Soldier Field. Total walk time is approximately 10-15 minutes, the perfect warm-up, so sleep in and don’t worry about traffic or parking on race day.  Click here for an easy walking map.

We can’t wait to welcome you for DA DASH!


You’re more than welcome at the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place, 2233 South Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Chicago, Illinois 60616; +1 312 567 1234

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