Dadfest Moves to New Location

On June 15, Father’s Day weekend, the 20th annual Dadfest 5K run and festival will be held for the first time at the FC Dallas Park, in Frisco. This year’s event includes a 5K run, a one-mile fun run, a 50-yard dash for children 8 and under, a dad and child look-a-like contest and a Diaper Dash for children 1 and under. Attendees are encouraged to bring

towels and a change of clothes.

All proceeds from the events go to the nonprofit organization Urology Research & Education Foundation, founded for the purpose of promoting awareness about prostate cancer and urological diseases. A free prostate cancer risk assessment and screening will be available for men that register online at

Individuals or dad and child teams can participate in the 5K run. Children 5 and under are free with an adult entry. Onsite registration begins at 6:30 a.m., followed by the 50-yard dash at 7:45 and the 5K and 10-mile fun run at 8:15. The look-a-like contest begins at 9:15 a.m., with the Diaper Dash scooting along at 9:30, allowing families to participate in both. An awards ceremony at 9:45 a.m. will follow.

Location: 9200 World Cup Way, FC Dallas Stadium, Frisco. For more information, including costs and early packet pick-up, call 817-706-0368 or visit

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