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The Annual Desert Dash is a bike, run, or walk to the Desert Bar in Parker, AZ.  This event is an outdoor, physical activity but lots of fun.  The Desert Dash is a fundraiser for the Parker Rotary Club that allows us to grant scholarships, help local seniors, youth and other local organizations.  Parker Rotary Club also participates in at least one International project a year. 
Desert Dash
Parker Rotary Club presents the 33rd Annual Buckskin Mountain Desert Dash - 5K Mountain Bike/5K Run/5K Fitness Walk at 9 am on Saturday, February 17, 2024
Cienega Springs Road 
Entry Fee: $25 until 02/01/2024 then $30.00 after 02/01/2024 and on Race Day.  $15.00 for children 12 & under
Please be advised the course runs through the Buckskin Mountains. The course is a graded road. This course lends itself not to a race but to a test of determination and adaptability. Vehicles will be parked at the registration area or continue to Nellie E. Saloon finish line. The course will be closed to all non-authorized traffic from 8:45 to 11 am since this is the only route vehicles must be off the course by 8:45 closure.  Transportation will not be provided from the Nellie E Saloon finish line back to the parking area.  
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