11th Annual WILMA Dash

Wilmington, NC
May 16

When & Where

Thursday, May 16, 2019

Wilmington Convention Center
515 Nutt Street
Wilmington, NC 28401


5K  –  TIMED

Start Times

6:30 PM  –  ALL Women 5K Start

2019 WILMA Dash Photos

2019 WILMA Dash Results

The WILMA Dash is Wilmington, North Carolina’s ONLY All-Female 5K! The race is presented by WILMA Magazine. It is a great event for first-time runners, walkers, and for seasoned runners looking for a personal best. Create a Team and compete for team prizes to add to the fun.

Whether a Dasher or cheering on the sidelines, join us for a post-run Health Fest filled with food, fitness, music, and fun! Grab a frosty beverage, sample tasty bites from and visit with an array of health-related booths. (Entry to Health Fest is free for WILMA Dash runners.)

About the Cause


Going Beyond the Pink is a breast health and education initiative dedicated to offering educational programs and resources before, during, and after a breast cancer diagnosis. Their educational and wellness programs are built around the needs of the breast cancer community, but open to everyone seeking to improve their wellness and become their own best health advocate. In addition to educational programs, they offer post-diagnosis support resources like wigs, bras, breast prostheses, hats, scarves, and care bags.

Going Beyond the Pink is a non-profit organization, operating for educational and charitable purposes under Section 501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.

5K Awards
• Top 3 Overall Females
• Top 3 Masters Females
• Top 3 Finishers in Age Groups:
16 & Under, 17-20, 21-24, 25-29, 30-34,
35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65+

Team Awards
• Biggest Team – tickets and a catered picnic for 150 people to The Wilmington Sharks opening weekend game on May 31!
• Most Spirited Team – have the most outrageous outfits and receive a $500 gift certificate to Front Street Brewery!


Race Swag

 Race Shirts will be guaranteed to participants who register by 11:59 PM on Sunday, April 21st, 2019. The shirts are available in Youth M and Female S-XXL cut sizes and are a Cotton/Polyester blend. Leftover shirts will be available to participants who register AFTER April 21st on a first come, first serve basis at packet pickup.

 Be sure to claim your shirt today by registering!

MEDALS: All finishers will receive a Medal!

The race course is through historic downtown Wilmington, giving you the views of the Downtown area which includes the Battleship, Bridge, and the award winning Riverfront. It is also very flat, fast, and stroller and wheelchair friendly!

Schedule & Parking Info

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Fleet Feet Sports
1125 Military Cutoff Rd. D
Wilmington, NC 28405

4 PM – 7 PM – Packet Pickup

If you cannot make it, packets can also be picked up at the Race when Registration Opens. Please allow enough extra time before the race starts to pickup your packet.

Thursday, May 16, 2019

NEW: Wilmington Convention Center
515 Nutt Street
Wilmington, NC 28401

4:00 PM
 –  Health Fest & Registration Opens
6:15 PM  –  Registration Closes
6:30 PM  –  5K Start
7:30 PM  –  Awards
9:00 PM – Health Fest Closes

Race Day Parking

Convention Center Garage: $3 for first hour, $2/hour thereafter (max of $13). Attendant on site.
Nutt Street Parking Deck: $1/hour payable by debit or credit card only.
CFCC Student Lot #2: Available for free. Limited spaces will be available. 

Want to Volunteer or Sponsor?

Additional Information

After Party & Health Fest

Each participant receives a ticket to the WILMA Dash After Party & Women’s Health Fair. The event is the area’s largest all-female 5K, featuring catered food, drinks, music, health screenings, fitness assessments, race awards, and much more.

Not racing? No Problem!
You can still join us from 4-9 p.m.
21 & Up: Suggested donation of $10 which includes entry, 2 drink tickets and food.
Under 21: Suggested donation of $5 which includes entry and food.

All proceeds go to Going Beyond the Pink!

Questions About the Event?


5K Race (Ages 16 & Over)
Through February 1  —  $35

February 2 through April 21  —  $45
April 22 through Race Day  —  $50

5K Race (Ages 15 & Under)
Through February 1  —  $25
February 2 through April 21  —  $35
April 22 through Race Day  —  $40

*** If you have a team of 10 or more Women, email thomas@its-go-time.com for a discount code for your team ***


Waiver: The Registration Agreement & Liability Waiver is linked to the Online Registration. This must be selected and approved during registration.

Packet Pick-Up: Family or Friends may pick-up your Race Packet at Packet Pick-Up.

On-Site Registration: Registration is available starting one hour prior to race start. It closes 20 minutes prior to start.

Timing: Jaguar Bib Chip Timing will be used to time this race

Weather: This race is rain or shine. It will be postponed, rescheduled or cancelled if a severe weather warning is in effect.

Refunds: There are no refunds, registration will be accepted as a donation.

Entries are not transferable to other races Timed by Go Time as each race is organized by a different group.
We must stick to this policy as race items have been purchased based on current registrations and it is not fair to choose who receives a refund and who does not.