Want to get dirty and help out a good cause? Who doesn’t? It’s time for the Desert Dash Half Marathon! The Desert Dash Trail Race will take place at 8:15 a.m. Saturday, November 12th, at the Chihuahuan Desert Nature Park located at 56501 N. Jornada Road in Las Cruces.

The Desert Dash Half Marathon, 10K, 5K, and children's 1-mile Trail Race is a fundraiser for the nonprofit Asombro Institute for Science Education. All proceeds will be used for their education programs. Enjoy awesome views of the desert, including three rugged mountain ranges, as you run or walk the beautiful 5K, 10K, or Half Marathon trail courses. Bring the little ones to compete in the children's 1-mile trail race (guardian should accompany child). All levels are welcome in on the run or walk fun! For more information and registration call 575-524-3334 or shoot and email to s.haan-amato@asombro.org.