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Dash for the Beads

Let The Heeling Begin

Spring training starts early this year. And we’re giving you extra time because you might need a few weeks to practice running around in high heels. That’s the only way you’ll be prepared for Dash in Heels, a collaboration between Black Tie Dinner and Dash for the Beads. It all goes down on Sunday, February 19, two days before Mardi […]

Get Ready To Mardi-Party in Oak Cliff

Why wear normal athletic gear for a 5K/10K when you can wear something really flamboyant? That’s our plan for this year’s Dash for the Beads in Oak Cliff taking place Saturday. The annual event raises funds for schools to use for physical fitness, healthy eating, and arts programs—things seriously lacking in educational institutions these days. Register today for a one-mile […]

The Birds & The Beads

Mardi Gras cometh. But you don’t have to wait until Tuesday to celebrate the festive occasion. One of our favorite purple-green-and-gold events is Oak Cliff’s Dash for the Beads, now in its 8th year. For the first time ever, they’ve added a 10K run to what’s already known as the “hilliest 5K route in Dallas.” Break out your most elaborate […]

Don’t Worry, Bead Happy

We wish every day were Mardi Gras. For one, flashing our naked body parts would earn us exponentially more beads than public indecency citations. But celebrating the festive holiday once a year is better than not at all. Though not quite as debaucherous as the New Orleans shindig, Mardi Gras Oak Cliff is getting bigger, better and gayer with each […]

To Bead Or Not To Bead

On February 9, Mardi Gras collides with the dog world. And no, that doesn’t mean bitches will be flashing all eight of their nipples in a quest for beads. Instead, it’s time to start prepping for the 4th Annual Dash for the Beads, a 5K Run/Walk/Costume Contest/Pet Festival benefiting FIDO (Finding Inspired Dog Owners), an organization dedicated to building Oak […]