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Join AAUW-Anacortes for the Jingle Bell Dash 5k/10k Run/Walk and Kids Dash to Santa, and help raise money for AAUW STEM programs for girls in our community. 

AAUW-Anacortes sponsors STEM programs for girls at Anacortes Middle School and Anacortes High School.  Nominated by teachers and counselors, programs include Tech Trek for 7th graders, science and math achievement awards for 8th graders, and scholarships for seniors in Math, Science and Technology.  This event is being established in an effort to develop sustainable funding for our programs, as well as create a fun community event and develop more community awareness of AAUW and what we do.

Additionally, the Kids Dash to Santa will raise non-perishable food items for the Salvation Army food bank in Anacortes.

For more information about AAUW and STEM Education for girls, please visit the AAUW website and see Building a STEM Pipeline for Girls and Women.


Registration will be held indoors at Seafarers’ Memorial Park Building, and will begin at 8:30 am. 

The Kids Dash to Santa is a 100 yard dash for children aged 6 and under.  Entry is free; please bring a  non-perishable food item to donate to  the Salvation Army Food Bank.  The Kids Dash will be held at 9:45.

The 5k run/walk and 10k run will begin on Seafarers’ Memorial Way at 10 am.  Dress appropriately for the weather.  Festive attire is encouraged and Jingle Bells will be provided as part of your registration package

Parking is available at the Northwest Career and Technical Academy.  Other public parking is available in the area. 

Coffee, hot chocolate, and home baked cookies will be available after the race! 


2018 Jingle Bell Dash registration at runsignup.com

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