11th Annual Walk Like MADD & MADD Dash 5K

Date(s) - Sunday, April 24, 2022
7:00 am - 5:00 pm

Huizenga Plaza


Thousands of walkers and runners will make strides in the ongoing fight against drunk driving during the 11th Annual UKG Walk Like MADD & MADD Dash Fort Lauderdale 5K brought to you by the Sheriff’s Foundation of Broward County. Runners and walkers will participate in the in-person race on Sunday, April 24 at Huizenga Plaza in Fort Lauderdale. The organization will also provide a virtual participation option and continue to monitor the evolving impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.

The day’s festivities will also include children’s activities, an awards ceremony, live musical performances and vendor/educational booths. The event will be attended by dignitaries including Walk Like MADD Fort Lauderdale Founder and Honorary Chairperson Heather Geronemus, Volunteer Chairperson Colonel Nichole Anderson, Undersheriff of Broward Sheriff’s Office and Major Robert Chandler of Florida Highway Patrol.

Walk Like MADD & MADD Dash Fort Lauderdale is a community-driven 5K that raises awareness about drunk driving and underage drinking and unites community members around MADD’s mission. Since it was established in 2011, this event has raised over $3 million that stays in our community to save lives and support victims of drunk driving, making it the most successful grassroots fundraiser in the history of Mothers Against Drunk Driving. Every dollar donated remains in South Florida to provide victim services and prevention education at no cost.

Event sponsors include Signature Sponsor UKG, Presenting Sponsor Sheriff’s Foundation of Broward County, State Safety Champion Sponsor Alert Today Florida, Corporate Champion Sponsor La Croix, and Spotlight Sponsor Searcy Denney.

Virtual Walk/Run:

Any place the participant chooses

Adult 5K Runner and Walker: $35

Youth 5K Runner and Walker (ages 5-18): $25

To register for the in-person or virtual 11th Annual UKG Walk Like MADD & MADD Dash Fort Lauderdale 5K brought to you by the Sheriff’s Foundation of Broward County, visit www.walklikemadd.org/fortlauderdale.


Event sponsorships are available. Awards will be given for top fundraiser, top team (private and corporate), as well as overall and age-group awards for 5K finishers.


For the most up-to-date event information, visit www.facebook.com/MADDDashFortLaud. Contact rachel.stephens@madd.org for any additional questions.


Founded by a mother whose daughter was killed by a drunk driver, Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) is the nation’s largest nonprofit working to protect families from drunk driving and underage drinking. MADD also supports drunk and drugged driving victims and survivors at no charge, serving one person every nine minutes through local MADD victim advocates and at 1-877-MADD-HELP. In South Florida, the chapter’s annual Walk Like MADD & MADD Dash Fort Lauderdale 5K has raised more than $3 million since 2011. MADD’s Broward and Palm Beach chapters facilitate hundreds of free events each year to educate youth and parents on the dangers and consequences of impaired driving. Learn more at www.madd.org or by calling 1-877-ASK-MADD.