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Run/Walk/Ride Registration

There is something for everyone and all ages are welcome! Our 2k Fun Run includes a wristband for all students, the TUSD middle school 5k will culminate the TPSF sponsored competitive season, and the 5k and 10k will be chip timed with commemorative medals andage division prizes.

A closed-course bike option is available for our 5k and a more scenic course is available for our 15k and 50k rides that include a commemorative medal.

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All sponsorships help to underwrite the Dino Dash and raise funds that go to programs in all 30 TUSD schools. This is the largest community event to support local schools and is anticipated to draw more than 10,000 guests. Digital, print, and event recognition is available and includes a complimentary booth in our Expo. Additional recognition opportunities include banners, event naming, race entries, VIP hospitality, a student made Dino award, and recognition on all participant tee shirtslick below or email Andrea at to find the right fit for your organization.


Become an exhibitor and receive a premium space at our jam-packed Dino Dash event at the Tustin Market Place.

Upgrade to be a Medal Sponsor and receive a complimentary canopy, your name on the race t-shirt, and a ceramic dinosaur commemorative trophy!

Exhibiting offers an opportunity to reach competitive athletes, families, and community members. Your gift allows us to create educational programs and connect students with endless opportunities.

Runners Circle

Your $400 Runners Circle membership will sponsor 20 TUSD deserving students with need to join with their classmates and participate in the Dash. You can even designate a portion of your membership directly to a school, classroom, or program of your choice so they can benefit too.

Your name will be included on the Runners Circle sign at the event and you will be welcomed at the VIP tent that morning.  Help ensure that all interested students are able to participate while giving back to a school of your choice.


 Pre-event and day-of opportunities available for individuals and groups.  You are welcome to participate in the races and also be a part of our volunteer crew.  There are many shifts available, and we have a Dash themed volunteer shirt just for you!   Families, teens and corporate groups are welcome.  You can pick your specific role and time that is most convenient for you.  Spots are already filling up so register soon to assure your preferred activity.  More than 500 volunteers are needed to make the Dash a continued success.  

Plan to join us at the 32nd annual Dino Dash Ride and Run for Education to enrich education in all TUSD schools.

The 2023 Dino Dash will draw more than 7,500 participants.  There is an event for everyone.  Runners and walkers can enjoy the 2K fun run with family and schools or extend the distance with the 5K or 10K run.  Young cyclists and families will enjoy the closed-course 5K bike ride.  The 15K ride adds a little distance and the 50K takes you up into the Santiago Hills and around the former air base for a scenic ride.  A family-friendly Expo with more than 100 booths and tasty Food Court add to the day.

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The Runners Circle was established to cover Dinosaur Dash entry fees for TUSD students who would otherwise be financially unable to participate in the event with the rest of their school. When you become a member of the Runners Circle, you will help 20 worthy TUSD students join in the Dinosaur Dash by providing each of them a "runnership" valued at $20 (your total commitment: $400). 



Last year, generous donations of runnerships helped nearly 500 children join the fun with their friends from school. Imagine what we can do this year with your help!



As a member, you'll provide 20 race entries for interested and deserving TUSD students. You'll receive:

  • Your name on the Runners Circle sign at the 2023 Dino Dash

  • $200 back to the TUSD school and classroom/club/team of your choice.

  • Invitation to the VIP Hospitality Booth at the 2023 Dino Dash.



Thank you to the more than 7,250 runners, walkers, cyclists, volunteers, and sponsors who made the 31th Annual Dino Dash such a successful event and helped support our TUSD schools!

Special thanks to Tustin Auto Center for supporting the Foundation with a check for more than $60,000 from their Drive for Education Campaign.

Thank you to our incredible sponsors

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