The Hippie Dash 5K

Sponsored by Palmetto Goodwill and Trident Area Agency on Aging
Saturday, March 9, 2019 | James Island County Park


The Hippie Dash is a 5K fun run/walk that raises awareness and funding for people with disabilities. Far out dudes, hip chicks, flower children and funky fidos are invited to don their best 70s attire as they move and groove their way through a psychedelic 3.1 mile course around James Island County Park. Runners, walkers, children and pups of all ages are encouraged to participate. The Hippie Dash is all about fun, friendship and supporting a good cause.

Proceeds from the 2019 event will help Palmetto Goodwill increase advocacy efforts to evoke change by spreading awareness regarding issues that people with disabilities face on a daily basis – including transportation, housing and employment. Trident Area Agency on Aging’s proceeds will be used to increase services to adults with disabilities in Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester counties.

You can also support the cause by buying some groovy garb at our Hippie Dash Store.  Check it out!

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Move & Groove
Move & Groove

The Hippie Dash is all about fun; but a little competition never hurt anyone. We’ll again time the race with top male, female and child finishers receiving a totally cool prize!

Dress The Part
Dress The Part

Pull out your best 70s-inspired outfit. Prizes will be awarded to the best dressed Dude, Dudette, Flower Child and Pooch. Visit your local Goodwill store to score some groovy vintage duds!

Bring Everyone!
Bring Everyone!

Runners, walkers, children and pups of all ages (and speeds) are encouraged to participate. The Hippie Dash is all about fun, friendship and supporting a good cause.  Just go with the flow!


 What’s a race without a little celebration of your efforts. Stick around and get your groove on with great music, far-out food trucks and plenty of giveaways. It will be the bee’s knees!

Join The Effort

This event would not be possible without support from community sponsors. We love partnering with people, businesses and organizations in our community that value our mission and want to help us make a difference.

Sponsorship Package

Help Us Make A Difference

Thank you for your interest in the Hippie Dash 5K. Pre-registration is now closed, but you may still participate or donate. Walk-up registration will begin at 8 am Saturday for $20 each (does not include t-shirt). The run/walk begins at 9 am. Questions, please email [email protected]

Thank You!


Special Thanks to
Our 2019 Sponsors!



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