Valentine’s Day Dash 2023

4th Annual Alexander’s Hope Valentine’s Day Dash 5K Run/Walk!

February 11, 2023
Marina Park, Kirkland, WA

Join us for the 4th annual Valentine’s Day Dash 5K Run/Walk supporting the local nonprofit, Alexander’s Hope, and helping fund lifesaving youth heart screenings (EKGs & Echocardiograms) & teaching youths CPR & how to operate an AED!


Are dogs allowed?

Yes! Dogs are encouraged!

Are strollers allowed?

Yes! The Valentine’s Day Dash is suitable for the whole family!

Is the race timed?

Yes it is! We will have timing chips on the back of your race bibs!

How long is the race?

It is a 5K (about 3.1 miles). However, this course is not an official 5K, it will be as close as we can make it!

Are their prizes?

Yes! There will be age group prizes, best-dressed prizes & more! Each participant will also receive a finishers medal!

Are their shirts & medals ?

Yes! The shirts will be long-sleeved & medals will be given out to each finisher!

What is the course?

Start & finish at Marina park & run by the water part-way!

When will packet pick-up be?

We’ll have packet pick up on Friday, February 10th from 4-7PM at Chainline Brewing in Kirkland Urban (500 Uptown Court, Suite 210, Kirkland, WA 98033) & we will have day of packet pick-up starting at 7:30AM at Marina Park.

Race Timeline

7:30AM – Day of packet pickup and & registration opens

8:35AM – Pre-race stretch lead by Stretch Lab Kirkland


9:45AM – Top Finisher Awards

10AM – Kids Dash Starts (suggested for kids under 5)

10:05AM – Giveaways!


Thank you to our incredible sponsors! We would not be able to do this without them!

Presenting Sponsors:


Media Sponsors:


We would also like to thank our in-kind donors – thank you all so much for supporting our community and making the event memorable!


Still have questions? Want to become a sponsor, donor, or volunteer? Email [email protected]