National Federation of the Blind of Colorado 6 Dot Dash

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Registration for the second annual 6 Dot Dash is coming soon!

#comerunwithus June 29, 2019

running guide pinning guide bib to hsu race shirtJoin the National Federation of the Blind of Colorado for the second annual 6 Dot Dash. The 6 Dot Dash is a 5K Race to raise awareness and funds for Braille Literacy and blindness skills training. The name “6 Dot Dash” comes from the six dots which make up the Braille cell. A combination of these six dots makes up every letter in the Braille alphabet. For individuals who are blind or low vision, these 6 dots represent literacy, independence, and the opportunity to live the lives we want.

The race will begin at the Colorado Center for the Blind (2233 W. Shepperd Ave. Littleton, CO 80120) and will proceed along the beautiful Mary Carter Greenway. This is an out and back course with lots of great volunteers and a well-stocked aid station. This is a GREAT race with awesome SWAG. Participants will receive an official chip time, technical t-shirt, free finisher photos, a finisher medal, entry to the blind beer tasting, and lots of goodies at the race day expo.

The National Federation of the Blind knows that blindness is not the characteristic that defines you or your future. Every day we raise expectations of blind people because low expectations create obstacles between blind people and our dreams. You can live the life you want; blindness is not what holds you back. The National Federation of the Blind helps blind people across the state of Colorado live the lives we want through:

  • World Class Adjustment to Blindness training at our flagship program Colorado Center for the Blind
  • Braille Enrichment for Literacy and Learning summer program for blind youth
  • Scholarship Program
  • Advocacy for blind people of all ages
  • Peer Support for individuals who are blind and low vision

In addition to an awesome 5k and 1 mile fun run, runners can enjoy our race day expo, tours of the Colorado Center for the Blind, and our blind beer tasting. This will be a great event for the whole family!

Packet Pickup:

Information about packet pickup for the the June 29, 2019 6 Dot Dash will be coming soon.

Race Day Schedule

The Race Day Schedule of events will be coming soon.


Parking is available at the Colorado Center for the Blind and on surrounding streets. There will be street closure in front of the Colorado Center.