Mines News

Release Date Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Registration Open for March 17 Annual 5K Dublin Dash

Participants can register to take part in the 2018 Dublin Dash online or at SD Mines’ O’Harra Stadium the morning of the event.

RAPID CITY, S.D. (Feb. 27, 2018) – The 12th annual Dublin Dash 5K Fun Run/Walk begins at 9 a.m. on Saturday, March 17. The event is sponsored by the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology’s American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE).

Entry is open to the public and runners may preregister online here. Early registration for Mines students and Black Hills Runners Club members is $15 and $20 for the public. Early registration ends at noon on March 16. Race-day registration and check-in is from 8-8:45 a.m. and is $25 for all participants. The 5K race begins at the SD Mines O'Harra Stadium and ends at the site of old Memorial Park tennis courts, near Eighth and Omaha. 

The Dublin Dash is the main fundraiser for the School of Mines AIChE. Race proceeds help defray costs for Mines students to attend national and regional conferences, as well as fund community outreach efforts and student scholarships.

Prizes are awarded to individuals and groups with the most original costumes. A post-race ceremony is planned for Murphy’s Pub downtown. 


About South Dakota Mines  

Founded in 1885, South Dakota Mines is one of the nation’s leading engineering, science and technology universities. South Dakota Mines offers bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees and a best-in-class education at an affordable price. The university enrolls 2,493 students with an average class size of 24. The South Dakota Mines placement rate for graduates is 98 percent, with an average starting salary of more than $70,036. For these reasons  South Dakota Mines is ranked among the best engineering schools in the country for return on investment. Find us online at www.sdsmt.edu and on FacebookTwitter, LinkedInInstagram, and Snapchat.

Contact: Charles Michael Ray, 605-394-6082, charles.ray@sdsmt.edu