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Run For Ike 5K

04mar6:30 am11:00 amRun For Ike 5K6:30 am - 11:00 am

Run For Ike - 5 K

Event Details

The RUN FOR IKE 5K is held in the memory of Palm Springs Police Department K-9 Officer Ike who was killed in the line of duty in 2011. This event is held annually with all proceeds supporting the Palm Springs Police Department K-9 Fund. This year the event takes place on Saturday, March 4, 2023.

This is a fast and flat out and back course in beautiful Palm Springs. It is runner, walker, stroller and doggie friendly, beginning and ending at the Palm Springs Police Department. Our race course is actually laid out in the shape of a dog, making it the perfect tribute to our K-9 hero, Ike.

Your entry fee gets you registered into the event, an event tech t-shirt, a special commemorative IKE finisher medal, a Lions Club burrito breakfast and souvenir photo downloads! And the first 100 who register receive an adorable plush animal of their very own! Following the race, we will have lots of activities lasting throughout the day, including a Palm Springs Police Departme

Early packet pick-up will be held at RUTH HARDY PARK located at 700 Tamarisk, Palm Springs on Friday, March 3rd from 11AM-4PM. You will receive your bib, t-shirt, goodie bag and plush (for those eligible) at that time. Look for the white tent in the parking lot at pick up. Late registration at packet pick-up and on race day is $45.
You may register day of race at the race site at 200 S. Civic, Palm Springs beginning at 6:30AM.

5K race registration is $40 now until March 2nd. Registration at packet pick-up and race morning is $45. IKE JR. DASH for children 10 and under is $15.
Virtual Racers may sign up for $55.

Come for the run and stay for the fun--in addition to a delicious pancake breakfast presented by our local Palm Springs Lions Club, we will have a safety fair with many great events and displays...We will have K-9 DEMONSTRATIONS, SWAT TEAM AND VEHICLES, FREE CHILDREN FINGERPRINTING, A PET ADOPTION, MANY LOCAL SAFETY TEAMS and MORE!!! Also, meet our life size IKE mascot, SPARKY from the Palm Springs Fire Dept. and other mascot friends! The Palm Springs Police Department will open its doors for an OPEN HOUSE and tours. Lots of fun for the entire family is in store at this always popular event! We will also have some extra surprises, too!

If you have any more questions, please contact Molly Thorpe at (760) 413-6508 or at"Run for Ike 5K">


(Saturday) 6:30 am - 11:00 am


Palm Springs Police Academy

200 S Civic Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92262


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