Seventh Annual Artful Dash 5K Run/Walk Coming to Karl Stirner Arts Trail on Oct. 13

Registration is open for the Seventh Annual Artful Dash 5K Run/Walk, which will take place on the Karl Stirner Arts Trail on Sunday, Oct. 13. Sign ups cost $25 until noon Sunday, June 30.

All proceeds benefit the art and free community programs provided by the Karl Stirner Arts Trail.

The race will begin at 10 a.m. behind Don Juan Mex Grill at 300 North Third Street, heading onto Bushkill Drive for a quarter-mile before turning onto the main portion of the arts trail. Speed past sculptures or enjoy the sights while walking through the trail. The turnaround and water point are at the 13th Street parking lot.

This race is dog-friendly and open to all ages. Runners under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Receive a long-sleeve T-shirt if you register by Sunday, Sept. 15.

Following the race, prizes will be awarded to top finishers for different age groups and genders, and other fun will take place.

If you would like to help organize the event or are interested in being a sponsor, contact race chair Lynn Schoof,

View a course map or learn more about the race, including prize categories and additional registration opportunities. Read about last year’s race.