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Blast & Dash - Olympia

Sat July 1, 2023 Olympia, WA 98502 US Directions


3100 Capital Mall Dr SW
Yauger Park
Olympia, WA US 98502


Who wants to be in the biggest Squirt Gun Battle of the summer?  We'll be BLASTIN' & DASHIN' in Yauger Park in Olympia and giving out squirt guns to all registered participants!  Awesome race shirts, Finisher Medals, Squirt Guns and a shot at awards (Overalls, Masters, Grand Masters, Senior Masters, and the Top 3 in all the Age more (6 & Under, 7 & 8, 9 & 10, 11-14, 15-19, through 80+)!

Race Contact Info

If you have any questions about this race, click the button below.

Event Registration

Early Bird Registration:  (Ends 3/27)

  • 5K:  $30
  • 5K-Help with registration then Run:  $10
  • Virtual 5K:  $35


Regular Registration:  (Ends 6/25)

  • 5K:  $35
  • 5K-Help with registration then Run:  $10
  • Virtual 5K...$35


Last Minute:  (Ends 6/30)

  • 5K:  $37.50


Race Day:

  • 5K:  $40 - (shirts will be available while supplies last).


All participants receive a shirt, finisher medal, & squirt gun. Shirts & sizes are guaranteed if you register by 6/20...we'll order extra, but we can't guarantee anything.

Awards & Goodies

We have awesome award medals in the following categories:  

  • Top 3 overall M/F, Top 3 overall masters M/F
  • Top 3 Overall grand master's M/F
  • Top 3 Overall Sr. master's M/F
  • Top 3 in each of the normal 5 year age groups

PLUS: 6 years & Under, 7 & 8 years, 9 & 10 years, 11-14, 15-19, through 75+.  

Awesome race shirts to all participants guaranteed & in your size if you register by 6/22.  Water bottle blaster squirt gun with one water bottle (but you're welcome to bring your own too)!

We do not mail water guns to virtual participants.

Groups & Teams

What's better than squirting your kids?  Bringing all your buddies so they can squirt their kids too!  So, grab the people you know (or don't know). Share your evening with other like minded folks and score a great discount.

5+:  $2.50 off

11+:  $3.75 off

21+:  $5 off

51+:  $6.25 off

100+:  $7.50 off

Virtual Running - How It Works and How to Submit Time

Can't make it out to the event site on race day?

Still want to participate or support the cause and have a shot at an award? or maybe you saw the shirt and said:  "Sweet...I want one!"  Then the virtual race is for you.  Run when & where you want, just submit your time by end of Race Day.  We'll ship out virtual packages the Monday after event date! Unfortunately, we will be unable to ship out the water guns for virtual runners. *Shipping available for continental US only.

New to Virtual Running?  Here's how it works:

Step 1:

Get excited, grab some friends and buddies to join you!  Sign up and register for the Blast & Dash 5K Olympia!

Step 2:

Hydrate, grab your buddy (or not), and get ready to get moving!

Step 3:

Get out there and run or walk! You can run at the park, your favorite route in your neighborhood; anywhere you want.   Please remember to be safe!

Step 4:


Share your distance, a selfie, or a picture along your race route and use the hashtag #BlastandDashOlympia5K  #fivestarrunning  #fivestarntp

Step 5:

Submit your results online via your registration 

You can submit your race time anytime until 11:59PM on race day.

Step 6:

View your Results Monday after the Event Date.

Five Star Turkey Trot and Championships

All participants will receive FREE entry into the 2023 Five Star Turkey Trot. Top finishers will also earn a qualifying spot in the Five Star 5K Championships in January 2024. See for full details.  

Event Courtesy and Refund Policy

Our events are designed to be fun and for the entire family. With that in mind any competitor, spectator, parent, volunteer, or sponsor, exhibiting unsportsmanlike conduct or interfering with the positive, competitive atmosphere of the event will be asked to leave the venue and course immediately with no refunds.  
All registrations are final...We're sorry, but there are no refunds, transfers, or deferments.

Event Schedule

June 20 :  

  • Deadline to Guarantee shirt & size


July 1:

  • 7:00 AM - Race Day Registration & Check In Opens
  • 8:00 AM - Event Starts


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