The Hound Dog Dash is a fun run around the Hillcrest neighborhood that culminates with a celebration on the playground with pizza & ice cream as well as a DJ, face painting & a bubble show. Our goal is that more than 250 participants from the Hillcrest community (students, parents, faculty, and staff) will join our efforts for this amazing event.
6th Grade T-Shirt Design Contest – Congratulations to 6th grader Paige Rook – her design (above) will be featured on all of the race day t-shirts!
Race Sponsors – own a small business? Know someone who would be interested in promoting their business to the Hillcrest community? Click here to look at the packages available and reach out to Rachel Sevcik or Terra Frederick with any questions.
Registration & Awards – $20 per registrant, runners and walkers welcome. Register by April 28th in order to receive the official race t-shirt. Participants can choose to do either a 1-mile or 3-mile run or walk around the Hillcrest neighborhood. This is an official timed race and there will be a male and a female medal winner announced by grade level for the 1-mile and 3-mile race routes (including Pre-K and under, 7th-8th grade, 9th-12th grade as well as 18+ age groups).
Fundraising – we are hoping to make this event our biggest fundraiser of this school year! New for 2022, family, friends & neighbors can sponsor runners with donations via the registration website. Each participant can easily set up a fundraising page to share after completing registration (instructions are on the registration page). All donations help fund the Hillcrest PTA programs that benefit our families, students, faculty and staff.