When & Where

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Coastline Convention Center
501 Nutt St.
Wilmington, NC 28401



Start Times

6:30 PM  –  5K Start

Please plan to be at the starting line 10 minutes prior to the start of the race wearing your race number on the front of your shirt. You may walk the 5K  if registered, however we ask that athletes walking the 5K  line up at the back of the starting area.

Don't Miss this Beautiful Evening Race in Historic Downtown Wilmington!

Let's Go On Course!

About the Race

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

The WILMA Dash benefits the Pretty in Pink Foundation, a North Carolina organization focused on assisting women with their breast cancer journeys.


5K Awards

Top 3 Overall Females

Top 3 Masters Females

Top 3 5K 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
It’s not always about who crosses the finish line first, but crossing it with style.
This year, the WILMA Dash is giving away prizes for the Most Spirited Team and the Biggest Team.

Race Swag

Participants who register by Monday, April 24, 2017 are guaranteed a race shirt. Sizes include Female S-XXL, and are a Cotton/Polyester blend. Shirts will be available to participants who register after April 24, 2017 on a first come first serve basis starting at packet pickup. Be sure to claim your shirt today!

Schedule & Packet Pickup Info

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Whole Foods
3804 Oleander Drive
Wilmington, NC 28403

4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. – Packet Pickup & On-Site Registration

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Coastline Convention Center
501 Nutt St.
Wilmington, NC 28401

4:00 p.m. – Registration Opens
6:10 p.m. – Registration Closes
6:30 p.m.  –  5K Starts
7:30 p.m. –  Awards (time is approximate)

Pre-registered participants may pick up their race numbers and shirts at packet pickup listed above. For those who wish to register in-person, you may do so at any packet pickup listed above.

Parking Info

The Convention Center garage will be open. The rate is $3/first hour, $2/hour thereafter to a max of $13. There will be an attendant on site.
 CFCC visitor parking TBA.
The Coastline Center will be open as well, but as we know that fills up quick.

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.

Get Constant Updates About the Event

Join The Event On Facebook!

Become A Sponsor

To become a Sponsor, please contact Melissa Pressley at (910) 343-8600 x-203 or send an email to mpressley@wilmingtonbiz.com

Join the Cause!


Online registration closes at 11:59 p.m. on May 15, 2017

Get your girlfriends together a create a team. Teams of at least 10 members will receive $5 off their entry. Email Thomas@its-go-time.com for the 2017 Wilma Dash code!

Early Bird pricing ends on February 1 at 11:59 p.m.

Event Pricing

Early Bird Through February 1 – $35
February 2 – April 21 – $45
April 22 – March 15 – $50


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.

There are no refunds, registration will be accepted as a donation to paws4people.

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.


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