Monday, October 10, 2011

Dash for the Splash - Registrations Due 10/17

The Goodrich Square Steering Committee will be hosting the Dash for the Splash on October 22, 2011 to benefit the Goodrich Square Splash Park. The 1-mile Fun Run/Walk will start at 8:15 a.m. followed by the 5K at 9:00 a.m. Registration will be held from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. in the South Goodrich Park Pavilion, near the intersection of High Street and Parkview Drive, where the splash park will be located.

Registration for the event has been extended to October 17, 2011. The cost is $15 for one person, $25 for two people, or $40 for a family. Each participant will receive a Dash for the Splash t-shirt. Extra t-shirts can be purchased for $8 each, and additional donations will also be accepted. There will be nine age divisions. First, Second, and Third places males and females in each division will receive a medal.

The event is sponsored by several Milton area businesses: Cowley’s Piggly Wiggly, Northleaf Winery, Milton Historical Society, Olin’s Auto Service, First Community Bank, Bank of Milton, Small Wonders Learning Center, Goodrich Hall Antiques & Gifts, Hagen CPA, American Awards & Promotions, Gordie Boucher of Janesville, Air Products, and Minuteman Press.

The Goodrich Square Splash Park is part of an overall plan for the Goodrich Square downtown district that was finalized in 2010 as a response to the State Highway 26 bypass. The Goodrich Square Steering Committee was established in 2010 to work on implementing the various features of the master plan.

Registration forms are available on the City’s website ( and at City Hall (430 E. High Street).

If you would like to volunteer for the event or have any questions, contact Community Services Manager Inga Jacobson at (608) 868-6900 ext. 4 or by e-mail at