Rain or Shine: Desert Dash is ON!

UPDATE 2/22/2011: FOR THOSE OF YOU WHO REGISTERED AND DID NOT MAKE IT TO THE EVENT, PARKER ROTARY CLUB WILL BE AT WESTERN PARK ON SUNDAY FEBRUARY 27 FROM 1-4 PM TO DISTRIBUTE DESERT DASH T-SHIRTS.
Parker Arizona Rotary Presents the 20th Annual Buckskin Mountain Desert Dash. This is a 5 mile mountain bike-5K run – 5K fitness walk out to the Nellie E Saloon aka The Desert Bar. Registration begins at 8:30 AM and the event starts at 10:00 AM. The proceeds benefit Parker Area Youth Activities. Entry Fee $20.00 until 02/01/2011 (Postmarked), $25.00 AFTER 02/01/11 and $15.00 for Children 12 and under. Registration includes an official event T-Shirt.

PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT 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 the Nellie E. Saloon finish line. THE COURSE WILL BE CLOSED TO ALL NON-AUTHORIZED TRAFFIC FROM 9:45 AM TO 11:00 AM. Since this is the only route, vehicles must be off the course by the 9:45 AM closure. Transportation will not be provided from the Nellie E Saloon finish line back to the parking (start) area.

Helmets are required for those riding mountain bikes. Registration forms are available at the Chamber of Commerce Visitor’s Center at 1217 S. California Ave, Parker, AZ 85344

Drawings will be held and all entrants are elligible. Must be present to win.

For more information: 928 669-8954 or 928 667-2829 or email

THIS EVENT WILL HAPPEN; RAIN OR SHINE!

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