About Splash 'n' Dash 2023

Join us this year to splash, dash, walk or run in support of Norton Children's Hospital! Choose a designated 1K or 5K distance with a scenic view of E.P. "Tom" Sawyer State Park.

Whether you choose to splash or dash, your support is making a difference for the more than 215,000 kids who need care at Norton Children's facilities each year. 

Race start times vary based on selected course.  

Register by Aug. 1 to guarantee you'll receive an event T-shirt. For registrations received after Aug. 1, T-shirts will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis while supplies last. 

Registration fees will increase by $5 on race day.


Race starts at 9 a.m. // Waves will start every 10 minutes until last wave at 11:30 a.m.

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


Race starts at 8:30 a.m. // Waves will start every 10 minutes until last wave at 10:00 a.m.

$30 for adults, $20 for kids ages 5 to 17


Race start time: 7:30 a.m. // H.S. Cross Country team wave start time: 8:00 a.m.

$35 for all ages

Registration for the competitive dash course will close on Friday, Aug. 5 at 5 p.m.

Includes official timed results and awards for top finishers

Kids ages 4 and under are free.

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 6, 2022 6:30 AM
Ends at:  August 6, 2022 11:00 AM


Louisville,KY 40202 USA


Norton Children's Hospital Foundation
(502) 420-4299

Why participate?

• Each year, Norton Children's facilities provide care for more than 215,000 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