Register After September 17th

Event                           Amount

5K Run/walk                  $35

8K Run                          $38

Kids Run                       $18

Promoting a Happy and Healthy Life for Combat Veterans

Proudly Supporting those that have served us!


Q – When is the Defender Dash 5K Run/Walk, 8K Run & Kids Fun Run?
A – Defender Dash is scheduled for Saturday, September 28, 2019.

Q- Where will Defender Dash take place?
 A – All events will start and finish at Oak Grove Park 170 Maple Street North - Fargo, ND  58103

Q- Is there a Kids Run?
A – Yes, there will be a Kids Fun Run for kids 12 & under.

Q – How will I know my time?
 A – All 5K & 8K participants will be electronically timed with results posted on the Defender Dash  website

Q - What is included in my registration?
 A – 5K, 8K & Kids run participants will receive a Defender Dash t-shirt, and after race drinks and snacks.

Q- When is packet pickup?
 A- Packet pick-up will be available from 7:45 AM – 9:00 PM on Saturday, May 28, 2019 at Oak Grove Park

Q - Will there be awards?
A - Yes, there will be an awards ceremony following the race

Q: Are baby joggers allowed?
A: Yes, we ask that you line up near the back for safety reasons.

Join Us again in 2019 for the 4th Annual Defender Dash 5K Run/Walk & 8k Run!!

Our Mission:  Honor and give back to those that have served for us, while inspiring a healthy lifestyle and building a better community.

Date: Saturday, September 28, 2019​

Defender Dash

  • Registration opens @ 7:45 AM
  • Honor Guard @ 9:00 AM
  • Kids 1/3 mile run starts @ 9:10 AM
  • 8K & 5K start @ 9:20 AM

The Fargo Defender Dash is proud to support the Brady Oberg Legacy Foundation and Hyperbaric Chamber scholarships in 2019!

A huge thank you to our sponsors and supporters that joined together to make the 2018 defender dash a huge success!  because of your support we were able to donate $4,000 to the Brady Oberg Legacy Foundation and $4,000 to K9s for Warriors!

Register BY September 17th

Event                           Amount

5K Run/walk                  $30

8K Run                          $33

Kids Run                        $15

Defender Dash Results - 2019

5K Overall Results

8K Overall Results