WHAM Virtual Spring Dash

Houston, TX

Join West Houston Assistance Ministries (WHAM) at the 2nd Annual Spring Dash 5K/1K to raise money to fight poverty and hunger in West Houston.

Due to COVID-19 and our desire to keep our participants safe, the 2020 Spring Dash has been turned into a virtual race. Registered runners will run a safe and appropriately socially-distanced 5K route anywhere, anytime they like, between 12 a.m. on Friday, June 26 through 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, June 28. Enter your final time via the Its Your Race Virtual Race App and be eligible to win a top finisher award! Finish times are on the honor system... please be sure to run a full 5K route. Everyone who registers will receive a finisher medal! 

For more fun and excitement, snap a photo before, during, or after your run and tag WHAM on social media using #WHAMSpringDash and @WHAMMinistries and you will be entered to win an Amazon or Target gift card.

Sponsorship options and team registrations are available. For more information on being a race sponsor, please click here or email us

Event Information:


Run a 5K route at your leisure anytime from 12 a.m. on Friday, June 26 through 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, June 28. Enter your finishing time into the IYR Virtual Race app for a chance to win a top finisher medal. More information on how to access IYR Virtual Race can be found here: https://www.itsyourrace.com/pc/iyrvirtualhowto

Results will be calculated on Monday, June 29 and top finishers will be notified via email. 

The Overall Male and Female and Overall Masters Male and Female finishers will win a medal. The top three male and female finishers in each age division will win a medal. 

Age Divisions: 12 and Under, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60 and Over

Registration Fees:

Early Registration (through March 15)

5K: $30

1K: $20

Regular Registration (March 16 - June 26)

5K: $35

1K: $25

Late Registration (June 27-28)

5K: $40

1K: $30

Refer 3 friends and get a $15 refund on your registration fees! (refund not to exceed the total amount of your registration fee)

Packets for any registration made after 12:00 p.m. on Friday, June 26 will be mailed Monday, June 28. Please be sure to enter the correct mailing address during registration. 

When & Where

Jun 26, 2020 - Jun 28, 2020


12:00 AM

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West Houston Assistance Ministries provides free, life-changing services that foster self-sufficiency in people who are struggling to meet their basic needs. We feed and clothe children, families, seniors, and the homeless, offer financial aid with rent and utilities to prevent eviction and disconnection of vital services, and provide employment services, education, and training to give the unemployed and underemployed the opportunity to learn new skills so they can find meaningful work.  During Covid19, we have helped over 30,000 people with food, financial assistance and employment.

Since 1982, our focus has been to, in the name of Christ, serve those who come to us for help regardless of their background or beliefs, and our programs have contributed to alleviating poverty, building thriving communities, and giving hope to those with nowhere else to turn to.
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