Anyone can run a 5k. Are you brave enough to tackle a ski slope?

*Due to the rainy season, we have had to re-route this race. The run will now be a 1 mile loop that starts in the base area, heads part of the way up the mountain through the trails before gradually coming back down the mountain.
We are excited to announce the 3rd Annual Runners with a Reason Dipsy Doodle Dash & Liberty Mountain Challenge to be held in conjunction with Liberty Mountain Resort’s 2018 Fall Festival, 14 October 2018 at 2:00 pm. The distinctly different and daring Dash (1-mile race) and the Challenge for the courageous and slightly cautious (1-mile walk) around Liberty Mountain will kick off this year’s festival.

There will be a $30 registration fee for each participant in the Dipsy Doodle Dash and Liberty Mountain Challenge. If you choose to just walk the Liberty Mountain Challenge and would not like a race t-shirt and bag the registration fee is $10. Signed release forms are required for each participant. Save time by pre-registering online.

Two Ways to Registration:

  1. Save Time and Register Online. (Race shirts are guaranteed to those who register online by October 1st, 2018). Register and pay online
  2. Bring completed registration forms and payment with you to the race on the day of. Print and registration form and release.

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Dipsy Doodle Dash Categories (Male/Female):

15 and under (Youth)
60 and above (Masters)

Prize Information:

  • 1st place finishers in each category will win an All Mountain Package from Liberty Mountain Resort.
  • 1st-3rd place finishers will also win an assortment of amazing prizes from our sponsors!

Individual Awards:

  • First male and female to make it to the top will receive a cash prize.

Race Day Time Line

Registration and Runner Check-in: 12:30pm (noon) - 1:30pm in the slope base area
Race Start: Begins at 2:00 pm in the slope base area
Finish line and runners refreshments will be at the top of the mountain.
Awards Ceremony at 2:45 pm in the slope base area

*Chairlift rides to the top of the mountain will be available for all spectators. Rides take approximately 20 minutes.

All proceeds from the 3rd Annual Runner with a Reason Dipsy Doodle Dash and Liberty Mountain Challenge will benefit the Runners with a Reason high school group.

Runners with a Reason are a group of high school runners, coaches, and volunteers that come together to help others (our reason to run). Every year, this group of coaches and volunteers put together a Cross Country Running Camp for up to 40 runners from Delone Catholic, Fairfield and other local high schools. This camp is 100% volunteer run and operates solely on donations and fundraisers.

This year’s reason for running the Dipsy Doodle Dash is to support two local families. The first is the Finneyfrock family in honor of Mrs. Lacey Kathleen Finneyfrock, who died unexpectedly on July 20, 2018. Lacey was a beloved member of the community and will be missed greatly. Our second family is the Kline family in support of Schelly Kline, a mother of three one of whom is a cross country runner. Schelly suffered from a Traumatic Brain Injury in April 2017, causing issues with balance, memory, vision and debilitating migraines, preventing her from working or driving. The loss of her income in addition to the health problems has made the last 1.5 years difficult. Also benefiting are the XC programs at both schools. Read here to learn more about the two families.

Even if you are unable to run please consider making an online donation.

Interested in becoming a sponsor for this event contact Marcia Roan at