About Norton Children's Hospital Splash 'n' Dash Walk/Run

​Join us this year to splash, dash, walk or run in support of Norton Children's Hospital! Choose a designated 1K splash route or one of two 5K dash routes with a scenic view along the waterfront. 

Joining us from a distance? Make a splash or do a dash on a route of your choice. 

Whether you choose to splash or dash in person with us or on your own, your support is making a difference for the more than 185,000 kids who need care at Norton Children's facilities each year. 

Race start times vary based on selected course. 


Race start timeframes: 9 to 10 a.m. // 10 to 11 a.m. // 11 a.m. to Noon

$25 for adults, $20 for kids ages 5 to 17

Enjoy fun-filled splash zones along the way


Race start timeframes: 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. // 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.

$25 for adults, $20 for kids ages 5 to 17

Stay dry, but hydrated 


Race start timeframe: 7:30 to 8:30 a.m.

$35 for all ages

Includes official timed results and awards for top finishers


No registration fee, $25 minimum fundraising goal

If you are not able to join us at Louisville Waterfront Park

Kids ages 4 and under are free.

Additional information to sign-up for your preferred race start timeframe will be provided prior to race day. 

PLEASE NOTE: Norton Healthcare follows all guidelines and recommendations provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and state officials. Due to COVID-19, all in-person activity is subject to change based on safety precautions and mandated government guidelines. 

Be sure to opt in for text messages from the Splash 'n' Dash team to stay up to date. 

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Starts at:  August 7, 2021 6:30 AM
Ends at:  August 7, 2021 11:00 AM


Louisville Waterfront Park • Big Four Lawn
Louisville,KY 40202 USA


Norton Children's Hospital Foundation
(502) 629-8060

Why participate?

• Each year, Norton Children's facilities provide care for more than 185,000 children in our community. Chances are, you know at least one of those children. 

• The Splash 'n' Dash Walk/Run gives you the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of kids in our community, if and when they need care.

• While there are many walks and runs throughout the year, there is only one benefiting Norton Children's Hospital. And we think you'll have a great time splashing or dashing your way through one of our 1K or 5K courses!

Your support makes a difference! Watch a highlight video from previous years.

Thanks to our generous sponsors