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Frequently Asked Questions

Get answers to frequently asked questions.

Q: With concerns around COVID-19/coronavirus, is Donor Dash still happening?

A: As news surrounding the coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to unfold, we are remaining vigilant and monitoring updates from the CDC and local government. With our event on Sunday, July 19th, we are hopeful that we will be able to move forward as planned and will be adding precautions to foster the health and safety of our participants. We will communicate with you as the situation unfolds. You can read more about what Donor Alliance is doing in the face of COVID-19 here. If you have any questions or concerns in the meantime, please call us at 303-329-4747.

Q: When does online registration close?

A: Final online registration closes on Friday, July 17 at 6pm. Team registration closes on Sunday, July 12 at midnight. Anyone wishing to take advantage of Early Packet Pick-up must also register before Sunday, July 12 at midnight.

Q: Can I register day of?

A: Yes. Race-day registration begins at 7:00 a.m. at the Registration Tent in Washington Park located near Franklin and Mississippi Streets. Please note that the price per registration increases by $5 per registrant on race day. Also, race-day registration and packet pick-up are extremely congested the last 30 minutes prior to race start. We suggest you arrive early to give yourself plenty of time to park, get to the start line and register.

Q: What is the schedule of events?

  • 7:00 Race Day Registration/Packet Pickup
  • 7:00 Diaper Dash Registration opens – Info Tent
  • 8:00 5K Runners Start/Expo area opens
  • 8:05 5K Walkers Start
  • 8:15 Diaper Dash Registration continues – Expo Area
  • 9:15 Diaper Dash in the Expo Area for ages 3 and younger
  • 9:30 Program Begins at Stage
  • 10:00 Program Conclusion

Q: Will there be water at the event?

A: There are water stations located along the course, as well as at the Finish Line. There will also be extra water located at the Food Tent near the stage.

Q: Can I leave my Donate Life Garden sign with Donor Alliance?

A: Yes, any honorary signs left after the event will be stored at Donor Alliance and put up next year. People can also take their signs home with them and bring them back next year.

Q: Where does the race start?

A: The start line is located near S. Franklin St and E. Mississippi Ave. Click here to view the course map which indicates the exact location.

Q: Does the registration for Diaper Dash include a t-shirt?

A: Registration for Diaper Dash does not include a t-shirt.

Q: How do I register for Diaper Dash?

A: Diaper Dash registration will begin at the Informational tent at 7:00am until 8:00am on race day. Registration will then continue in the Expo area from 8:15am to 9:15am. It is a free event, but for a child to participate a race bib will be used as proof of registration.

Q: Where do I park in general?

A: Some parking is available at South High School OR locate free street parking in the surrounding area. Please pay attention to permit-only parking and no parking zones. Thousands of participants are expected so please carpool, use public transportation, arrive early and plan for some congestion.

Q: Are dogs allowed?

A: Dogs are allowed, but please remember it will be hot and there will be large crowds at the event. We ask that you are courteous and start in the back of the group.

Q: Are strollers allowed?

A: Strollers are allowed to be on the course. We ask that you start at the back of either the running or walking group.

Q: Do you have ADA parking? Are wheelchairs allowed in the run/walk?

A: There will be two golf carts transporting those in need of assistance getting to and from the race from South High School’s parking lot. Please plan ahead to park near South High School as the pickup location will be on Louisiana and S. Gilpin St. Please help us make this event as accessible as possible for all and reserve transportation assistance for those with restricted mobility. Wheelchairs are allowed in the run/walk.

Q: Can I/how can I reserve picnic space in the park?

A: Any park space must be reserved through City. Visit denvergov.org/permits, then go to rentals & permits, picnic, online picnic site reservation.

Q: When will the race results be available?

A: The race results will be available on Donor Alliance’s website (www.donoralliance.org/donordash) by 5pm on Sunday, July 19th. Winners will not be announced at the event. The winners in each age category will be mailed a commemorative Donor Dash pint glass. The largest community and corporate teams will be announced at the stage around 9:30.

Q: Where can I find photos from the event?

A: Event photos will be posted at DonorAlliance.org/DonorDash and on our Facebook page. Please post pictures using the hashtag #DonorDash.

Q: Where does registration money go?

A: Your registration fee helps cover the cost of the event including timing, t-shirts, infrastructure, permitting, safety, race animation and marketing costs. Donor Dash is an awareness-raising event and proceeds are applied to improving the event in effort to further educate and inspire support of organ, eye and tissue donation in our community.

Q: Where is lost and found at the event?

A: Lost and found is located in the Information Tent in the Expo Area. Any found items will be taken there. After the event, you can call our office at 303-329-4747.

Q: How can I make a pledge or donation in memory or honor of a loved one?

A: If you would like to make a donation in memory or honor of a loved one, you can do so online at DonorAlliance.org/Contribute.


B: Mail a check to:

Donor Alliance-Donor Dash
C/O Accounts Receivable
200 Spruce Street, Suite 200
Denver, CO 80230

To make it in honor of a person for the Donor Dash, simply mark that in the notes section. We can also accept donations via credit card over the phone. Call Donor Alliance at 303-329-4747 and ask for accounts receivable. Your contribution will aide in our efforts to save lives through organ and tissue donation and transplantation. Donated funds help support the gift of life in Colorado and Wyoming including public education and outreach programming. Thank you so much for your generosity.