Friday, April 24

Walk-in registration opens at 5:30 PM

Race begins promptly at 6:30 PM at Clarcor Pavilion


Get your exercise and celebrate Arbor Day at Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden! This (unofficially) timed 5K family fun run is open to all ages and navigates through Klehm’s 155 acres of grounds, gardens, and unpaved trails.

All participants will receive an Arbor Dash 5K t-shirt, a goodie bag, and a tree seedling, while supplies last. First place winners of each running class will receive a yearlong family membership to Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden!

Admission for spectators is free. Participant registration fee will help Klehm continue to fulfill our mission to maintain a living museum for the enjoyment, education, and inspiration of all people.

REGISTRATION: Register below or at Online registration will close Thursday, April 23 at 3:00 PM, but walk-in registrations the day of the race are welcome!

WAIVER & RELEASE OF LIABILITY: Please review the Arbor Dash 5K Fun Run Registration Waiver Agreement before registering. Waivers may be signed before the race and mailed to: Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden, 2715 S. Main St, Rockford, IL 61102. Waivers will also be available for entrants to sign at the Arbor Dash registration table on the day of the race. **Entrants will NOT be allowed to race without a signed waiver on file.**

ADMISSION: $25 per adult, $15 per youth*

*Youth registration is for children aged 18 and under.

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Please Note: Users with Apple or handheld devices may experience difficulty registering through our sales system. If you are unable to register online, please call 815-965-8146 and we can complete your registration over the phone.